2021 Rita M. Patel Leadership Conference It's GO TIME! Embracing Change
The 2021 Rita M. Patel Leadership Conference held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 & Thursday, February 18, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. We look forward to "seeing" you there!
This program is designed for Program Directors, Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, Faculty, Residents, Fellows and GME Leaders.
• Educate UPMC ME professionals on the definition of Allyship as it relates to gender equity and diversity in medicine.
• Identify and practice strategies to become an effective ally in the workplace and community.
• Commitment to improve individual allyship skills
• Develop a definition of medical professionalism
• Evaluate and assess professionalism in the clinical learning environment
• Understand reporting and support mechanisms when confronted with unprofessional behavior
• Share local and regional GME research and educational resources through oral and poster abstract sessions
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Oral Abstract Presentations
Concurrent Workshop Session I
Concurrent Workshop Session II
Announcement of Frank J. Kroboth Overall Best Presentation Award & Poster Awards
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 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:
Alicia Au, MD receives grant/research support K23NS104133
Barton Branstetter, MD is a consultant for Proctor & Gamble
Emilia Diego, MD is a member of the DSMB for Xoft, Inc.
Michele Dorfsman, MD is a consultant for Physician Coach MD, LLC; Academic Coaching Collective, LLC
Antoine Douaihy, MD receives royalties published by OUP, Sringer and PESI Media & Publishing, and receives grant/research support from Alkermes, SAMSHA, NIDA, NIAAA, HRSA, NHLBI, AFSP, NIMH
Traci Kazmerski, MD receives grant/research support from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and is a consultant for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Bradley Kuch, MD is a member of the Smith’s Medical Pediatric Airway Advisory Board, and is a member of the Vero Bitech Scientific Advisory Board
Vu Nguyen, MD receives grant/research support from Allergan Foundation
Jonathan H. Pelletier, MD receives grant/research support from NIH T-32 Training Grant 5T32HD040868-20
Jaskaran Rakkar, MD receives grant/research support from NIH T-32 Training Grant 5T32HD040686-19
Matthew Rosengart, MD spouse is a member of the DSMB for Johnson & Johnson
J. Peter Rubin, MD is a consultant for Regen Med and Sofregen
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 6.75 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.
- 6.75 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.
- 6.75 Attendance
Questions regarding registration or for links to the sessions please contact Melissa Hildebrand at Hildebrandm@upmc.edu
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.