Lorene Cudjoe's poster, Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Graduate Medical Education through Mentorship, presented at #ACGME2021, highlights a program designed to pair volunteer mentors with medical students preparing for the Match, for a look into how mentorship could help students identifying as racial or ethnic minorities match more successfully into their specialty of choice.
2021 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Awardee Meghan M. Walsh MD, MPH, FACP is the chief academic officer and DIO at Hennepin Healthcare. She specializes in internal medicine.
Two popular sessions at the Annual Educational Conference, both presented by JGME Editors, shared tips on how to successfully prepare and submit for publication, and reviewed editors' top picks from other journals in 2020.
2021 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Awardee David Barnes, MD is the program director for emergency medicine at the University of California (UC) Davis Medical Center, UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Health in Sacramento, California.
In the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference session, “Moving Urgently Toward Competency-Based Assessment in GME,” presenters from the ABMS and ACGME discussed that “the ultimate outcome for graduate medical education is the Quadruple Aim: better outcomes; improved clinician experience; lower costs; improved patient experience.”
2021 Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Awardee Sharon M. Ashley is the senior residency program coordinator for emergency medicine at Emory University.
2021-2023 Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellow Angela Orozco, MD is an assistant professor of medicine and associate program director for internal medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The Fellowship is a jointly-presented award given in partnership with the New York Academy of Medicine.
2021 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Awardee Julie B. McCausland, MD, MS is the program director for the transitional year program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Medical Education in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She specializes in emergency medicine.
Drs. Lyuba Konopasek, Stuart Slavin, and Timothy Brigham walked participants through the ACGME-developed guidebook, “Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19,” and explored how the ideas within it could be implemented in graduate medical education in their 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference session.