UPMC GMEcast: Healthcare Disparities II: Medical Education

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Please join Dr. Tracey Conti as interviewed by Dr. Julie McCausland as Dr. Conti speaks to the challenges in improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the individual program level in graduate medical education at UPMC. System and program level approaches are discussed, and efforts towards meaningful change in medical education are reflected upon. Those interested in the role physicians can play to address healthcare disparities through advocating for a holistic approach to D&I in medical education will be inspired by Dr. Conti's interview.

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the impact of the recent Pittsburgh Report on Disparities for individual physicians and health care systems

2. List programmatic efforts that can diversify graduate medical education at UPMC.

3. Demonstrate awareness of UPMC GME efforts to diversify GME

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/01/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2022

Speakers:

Tracey Conti, MD, Vice Chair and Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency, UPMC McKeesport, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Julie McCausland, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Program Director, Transitional Year Residency Program, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Course Directors: 

Greg Bump, MD, Associate Dean, UPMC GME, Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, Program Director Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Julie McCausland, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Program Director, Transitional Year Residency Program, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Julie McCausland, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Program Director, Transitional Year Residency Program, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No 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 [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

No 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 entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 Attendance
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