2022 Rita M. Patel Leadership Conference
To advance the Graduate Medical Education Community through research, education, and innovation.
This program is designed for Program Directors, Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, Faculty, Resident, Fellows and GME leaders.
- Identify EMR initiatives in place to assist in care of LGBTQ patients.
- Identify areas for inter-team communication when caring for LGBTQ patients.
- Understand how to incorporate evaluative feedback into your practice.
- Understand the neuroscientific mechanism related to our emotions around feedback, especially if the feedback is negative.
Transforming & Enhancing LGBTQ+ Health Quality in UPMC ME
Speaker: Kristen Eckstrand, MD, PhD, Medical Director, UPMC LGBTQ+ Health Equality
Be Curious, Not Judgmental: Coaching Faculty to Find Actionable Feedback in their Teaching Evaluations
Mel (Melissa) Tavarez, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Vice-Chair, Office of Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics, Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Ben Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Program Director of Pediatric Residency Program, Director, Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Meeting Trainees Where They Are: A GME Panel
Samantha Cascone, MPA
Vice President, UPMC Medical Education
Kristen Eckstrand, MD, PhD
Medical Director, UPMC LGBTQ+ Health Equality
Kristina "Kia" Nicholson, MD
Resident, Surgery, UPMC Medical Education
Manager, Physician Relations, UPMC Physician Services
Jillian Wein Riley, JD, MPH
Associate Counsel, Corporate Legal Department, UPMC Corporate Services
Kento Sonoda, MD,
Fellow, Addiction Medicine, UPMC Medical Education
Nicholas Szoko, MD,
Fellow, Asolescent Medicine, UPMC Medical Education
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Michael Certo, MD receives grant/research support from The Anne E. Thompson Fellowship Scholarship: The McGrevin Endowed Post-Doctoral Award in Critical Care Medicine
Antoine Douaihy, MD receives grant/research support from Alkermes, SAMHSA, NIDA, NIMH, HRSA, NIAAA, NHLBI, AFSP
Antoine Douaihy, MD receives royalties for books published by OUP, Springer, PESI Media & Publishing
Traci Kazmerski, MD receives grant/research support Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Traci Kazmerski, MD is a consultant Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Kathryn Kernan MD receives grant/research support from NIH NICHD K12HD047349
Janice Pringle, PhD is a consultant for C4 Recovery Management LLC
Jessica Spradley, PhD is a consultant with the Care Based Leadership
Alexandra Urban, MD is a consultant for the Neuropace
Anne Yang, MD is a stockholder with Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna
Zuckebraun, Noel, MD is a consultant for Cystic Fibrosis and receives royalties for books published byb OUP, Springe and PESI Media & Publishing
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity has relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 6.00 Attendance
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing Brittany Rosser, firstname.lastname@example.org.