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ACGME: Friend or Foe – November 18, 2015

The ACGME’s accreditation system has undergone major changes. What once included biopic visits based upon accreditation cycle lengths (most program were visited and reviewed once every 4-5 years) has now changed to a system of continuous oversight and annual accreditation. Components now include a 10-year self-study visit…

Graduate Medical Education Funding

Graduate Medical Education(GME) is expensive. Medicare spends $9.8 billion, Medicaid spends $3.9 billion and the VA spends $1.4 billion to support GME. Hospitals, medical schools, states and local government spend money as well. With the variable funding streams and the number of entities involved financing GME is…

How to Succeed in Academic Medicine at UF – August 26, 2015

This session will provide an overview of the life of a faculty member at the UF COM and identify key accomplishments that will establish success as well as potential pitfalls that can derail academic progress.  Resources and suggestions will be discussed. Objectives: By participating in the workshop, faculty will…

Clinical Teaching Pearls – August 27, 2015

Presented by Rob Hatch, MD, MPH, Professor of Community Health and Family Medicine and 2015 Clinical Science Teacher of the Year. Objectives:  Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to Recognize the need to know their audience Identify pearls of effective teaching techniques in clinical settings Reflect…

UF Health Bridge Tour & Q/A – September 22, 2015

Learning Objectives: Gain a practical understanding about what the UF Health Bridge is, who it is intended for, and of its major features Have a basic appreciation of how to use Bridge to accomplish simple tasks like sharing files, working inside of collaboration groups, and other features…

RSVP for the COM Faculty Appreciation Reception on October 21, 2015

Don’t forget to RSVP by October 12th! You are cordially invited to attend the UF College of Medicine Faculty Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Please join us as we celebrate all of our faculty and award-winning researchers, educators and clinicians.  The event will take place from…

Turning Clinical Interests and Observations into Scholarship

Scholarship in the clinical area is an important activity in improving both patient care and medical education. Furthermore, scholarship helps shape medical disciplines and subsequent presentation and publication productivity is important for personal career develop. During this session, we will review the various forms of scholarship (using…

When to Call the Lawyers – December 2, 2015

Challenges to probation or dismissal? Allegations of discrimination? Threat of a lawsuit? Calling a lawyer is one of your first thoughts in these events. Legal advice can, however, be helpful long before a situation devolves to the point of a legal dispute. This presentation will provide an overview of…

Accommodations for Residents with Disabilities – December 9, 2015

The Accommodation for Residents with Disabilities workshop will provide an overview about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504). In addition, information about the services available on campus for staff and medical students will be discussed. Objectives: 1. Faculty will…