Rita M. Patel GME Leadership Conference
This program is designed for Program Directors, Department Chairs, Chief Residents and GME Leaders
• Educate UPMC ME program directors on holistic review of applications
• Teach medical error disclosure to GME learners
• Share local and regional GME research and educational resources through oral and poster abstract sessions
Schedule of Events
11:15AM‐11:50AM Registration & Lunch Ballroom A (1st Floor)
12:00PM‐12:10PM Opening Remarks Ballroom A (1st Floor)
Speaker: Gregory Bump, MD
12:10PM‐12:50PM Oral Abstract Presentations Ballroom A (1st Floor)
Concurrent Workshop I Conference Room A (3rd Floor)
Getting it Right: Teaching Medical
2:30PM‐3:50PM Concurrent Workshop II Gold Room (2nd Floor)
The Future GME Workforce: Holistic
Review of GME Applicants
4:00PM‐5:30PM Poster Abstract Presentations & Anniversary
Celebration Ballroom B (2nd Floor)
Speaker: Gregory Bump, MD
4:30PM Announcement of Frank J. Kroboth, MD
Award Winner Ballroom B (2nd Floor)
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 relationships were disclosed:
Robert M. Arnold, MD is a board member for VitalTalk and Editor.
Alicia Au, MD is a grant recipient from National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Antoine Douaihy, MD provides grant research support for Alkermes.
Antoine Douaihy, MD receives royalties for academic books for Springer, OUP and Pesi Medial and Publishing.
Donald Middleton, MD is a consultant for Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur, Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.
Donald Middleton, MD is a member of the CE Speakers’ Bureau for Seqirus and Pfizer.
Mary Patricia Nowalk, PhD, RD is a grant recipient from Merck & Co., Inc.
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 have 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 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
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.
- 5.00 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.
- 5.00 Attendance