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Self-assessment in Medical Education: A Core Competency

Self-assessment is key to lifelong learning, and both are skills that can and should be learned in medical school. More than 10 years ago, the ACGME adopted the six core competencies, one of which is Practice-based Learning and Assessment, which mandates that residents must be able to self-assess their…

Recognizing and Responding to Disruptive/Distressed Colleagues

This session will address common causes and consequences of disruptive behavior among healthcare professionals in the workplace.  Strategies for intervention will be discussed.  Benefits to patient safety, staff morale, and career preservation will be highlighted. Following this session, attendees will be able to:  1.  Identify factors commonly associated with…

Microskills for Clinical Teaching

Teaching in the clinical setting often occurs “on the fly” and opportunities for effective teaching and learning can be lost. Clinical teaching microskills comprise a framework clinical teachers can use to engage students and residents in their learning and also to provide critically important feedback. Attend this workshop to…

Why and How to Get to High Functioning Teams in Healthcare – June 2

This seminar will discuss how characteristics and specific behaviors of high functioning teams improve patient care. At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to: Explain the need for teamwork in healthcare to improve patient outcomes and reduce errors. Discuss general characteristics and behaviors of high functioning teams,…