Annual Educational Conference

Richard Hawkins, MD, President and CEO, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
March 9, 2021

#ACGME2021 Session Summary: Moving Urgently toward Competency-Based Assessment in GME

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.”

March 8, 2021

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Sharon M. Ashley

2021 Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Awardee Sharon M. Ashley is the senior residency program coordinator for emergency medicine at Emory University.

March 8, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - March 8, 2021

This week's edition of the e-Communication includes information the Annual Educational Conference; ACGME Awards; Review and Comment; Milestones News; and more.

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.
March 5, 2021

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Angela Orozco, MD

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.
March 4, 2021

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Julie B. McCausland, MD, MS

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.

Lyuba Konopasek, MD
March 4, 2021

#ACGME2021 Session Summary: Improving Well-Being of Residents, Fellows, and Faculty and Staff Members—Lessons from a Pandemic

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.

2021 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Awardee Deborah M. DeMarco, MD is the senior associate dean for clinical affairs, associate dean for GME, and designated institutional official at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
March 3, 2021

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Deborah M. DeMarco, MD

2021 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Awardee Deborah M. DeMarco, MD is the senior associate dean for clinical affairs, associate dean for GME, and designated institutional official (DIO) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She specializes in rheumatology.

M. Tyson Pillow, MD, MEd
March 3, 2021

#ACGME2021 Session Summary: [Social] Distance Learning: Technology-Based Strategies to Improve Learner Engagement

In his 2021 Annual Educational Conference session on Thursday, February 25, M. Tyson Pillow, MD, MEd discussed GME's response to the pandemic from the educational perspective, and how technology can enhance learners' experience.

2021 GME Institutional Coordinator Excellence Awardee Lowell Virginia (Jennie) Craft, MPPM, C-TAGME is the director, GME Office at the University of Alabama Hospital – Birmingham.
March 2, 2021

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Lowell Virginia (Jennie) Craft, MPPM, C-TAGME

2021 GME Institutional Coordinator Excellence Awardee Lowell Virginia (Jennie) Craft, MPPM, C-TAGME is the director, GME Office at the University of Alabama Hospital – Birmingham.

Sunny Nakae, MSW, PhD
March 2, 2021

#ACGME2021 Session Summary: Reversing DEI Trends in Medical Education

On Friday, February 26, ACGME Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leadership, Drs. William McDade and Bonnie Simpson Mason, joined California University of Science and Medicine Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership Dr. Sunny Nakae to presented about how to work to reverse institutional trends of racism in medical education.

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