2024 Rita M. Patel Leadership Conference

February 21, 2024 to February 22, 2024

Target Audience

This program is designed for Program Directors, Department Chairs, Program Administrators, Faculty, Residents, Fellows and GME Leaders.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the importance of professional identity formation in graduate medical education and its role in the primary goal of academic medical centers 
• Develop approaches to PIF for residents and fellows at UPMC using evidence-based measures 
• Advocate for PIF despite challenges faced in the CLE and by the profession itself.

• Discuss the process of writing a narrative evaluation and challenges that may arise 
• Name and explore the observed data regarding differences in language use in written narrative evaluations Between male and female trainees Between white and under-represented in medicine (URiM) trainees 
• Review established guidelines for writing narrative evaluations of trainees that minimize potential for implicit bias.

• Understand the impact of social influences of health in medical disparities. 
• Note differences in clinician prescribing practices for certain diseases and patients at UPMC.  
• Understand the role of disparities in medication prescribing practices and hospital readmission and how interdisciplinary teams may address them.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 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.
  • 5.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/06/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
02/21/2024 - 2:30pm EST
Event ends: 
02/22/2024 - 5:30pm EST
Alan Magee Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrance Street, Rooms 3702/3704 & 3706 and Virtual
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
United States

Course Planners:

Julie B. McCausland, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Program Director, UPMC Medical Education Transitional Year Residency
Co-Chair, UPMC Medical Education Professional Development Committee

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS
  Professor of Critical Care Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  President of the Professional Staff, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  Co-Chair, UPMC Medical Education Professional Development Committee
  Director, Pediatric Simulation at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Simulation Center and Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER)

Brittany Rosser
Project Manager, UPMC Medical Education 

Melissa Hildebrand 
Project Manager, UPMC Medical Education 

Course Faculty:
Gregory Bump, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Lara Varpio, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine 
Co-Director, Research in Medical Education, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

Suresh Mulukutla, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Jessica Garrison, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Allyson Larkin, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Eleanor Sharp, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

C. Haley Walker, MD
Fellow, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

Faculty Disclosures
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated.
Nitin Agarwal, MD receives grant/research support from MedTronic, and Depuy Synthes.
Gillian Goobie, MD received grant/research support from Boehringer Ingelheim.
Kojo Hamilton, MD receives grant/research support from MedTronic, and Depuy Synthes.
Suresh Mulukutla, MD receives grant/research support from Amgen, and is a consultant for CardioAlliance, and MedTronic.

No other 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 have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
 

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.

Physician (CME) 
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 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.

Available Credit

  • 5.75 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.
  • 5.75 Attendance
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For more information, please contact Brittany Rosser at brittany.rosser@chp.edu.