Over the past few years, Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) and Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QI/PS) have received significant attention and investment from the medical education community. By attending this virtual event, you will learn about results of the latest pilots and the research and thinking about these important topics. Additionally, you will hear about the AAMC's latest initiatives in medical education.
Our speakers include experienced experts and thought leaders:
Kim Lomis, MD
Associate Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Dr. Lomis is associate dean for undergraduate medical education, professor of surgery, and professor of medical education and administration. She oversees the quality improvement process for the curriculum, supports curricular design processes and serves as a liaison between students and faculty. She will be participating in a discussion of what UME and GME programs need to know about CBME.
Nathan Spell III, MD
Associate Dean, Emory School of Medicine
Dr. Spell served for 10 years as the chief quality officer at Emory University Hospital and leads the Emory Quality Academy. As an associate dean, he currently oversees continuing medical education, faculty education and associated clinical development activities, and programs and initiatives at the Emory School of Medicine. He will participate in a discussion about quality and patient safety competencies including what to think about during implementation.
As chief medical education officer, Dr. Whelan leads AAMC initiatives to transform the current models of education and workforce preparation across the full continuum of medical education. Previously, she was senior associate dean for education and professor of medicine and pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Whelan will provide medical education updates and participate in a session about CBME.
The agenda includes four days of one to two hour presentations and discussions on CBME, QI/PS, and key issues in medical education. Sessions include:
|July 31 at 11:00 am ET||Lessons from the AAMC’s CoreEPA Pilot.|
|July 31 at 1:00 pm ET||The editors of the AAMC's two journals (Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL: The Journal of Teaching and Learning Resources) discuss the use of educational interventions to improve clinical care.|
|July 31 at 3:00 pm ET||Building a case for curricular integration of quality improvement and patient safety.|
|August 3 at 11:00 am ET||CBME: Thinking about the EPAs and milestones across the continuum.|