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CLIME Together: A Symposium of Excellence in Health Professions Education

Who: UW Health Professions Educators
When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Registration opens at 12:30pm | Sessions from 1:00pm - 5:00pm | Hors d'oeuvres and CASH ONLY bar from 5:00 - 6:00pm
Where: Talaris Conference Center (4000 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98105)
There is no cost to attend.

The University of Washington (UW) Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME) invites all health sciences educators to participate in its inaugural CLIME Together Symposium for Excellence in Health Professions Education on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at The Talaris Conference Center

Come meet other members of UW’s vibrant community of educators and participate in a half-day of activities devoted to sharing educational innovations and scholarship. Let’s celebrate our education community and its accomplishments together!

We are delighted that Dr. Judith Bowen, Professor of Medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine, will kick off our afternoon with an invited plenary.

  • 12:30 - 1:00pm: Registration 

  • 1:00 - 2:00pm: Welcome & Invited Plenary, "Teaching & Learning in the Workplace" by Judith Bowen, MD, Professor, OHSU

  • 2:00 - 2:10pm: Break

  • 2:10 - 3:10pm: Lightning Round Abstract Presentations (more details below)
    Group 1. Collaboration: Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Learning
    Group 2. Education: Novel Teaching Formats
    Group 3. Innovation: Technology for Teaching
    Group 4. Scholarship: Education Research

  • 3:10 - 4:20pm: Hackathon Round Table Discussions: A team-based creative exercise for new innovations

  • 4:20 - 4:30pm: Break

  • 4:30 - 5:00pm: Awards and Acknowledgements

  • 5:00 - 6:00pm: Hors D'oeuvres and CASH ONLY Bar

20 abstracts will be presented during this session. Abstracts are divided into four categories with five presenters in each category. Each presenter will have 10 minutes to "teach" to a small group of table members. Symposium attendees will select from the following four groups:

Group 1: Collaboration: Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Learning
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  • C1: Jessamyn Blau, MD. “Advance Care Planning in the Outpatient Setting: What Do I Say? A Workshop for Residents”
  • C2: David Kopacz, MD. “Teaching the Whole Health curriculum to Veterans, Staff, and Trainees for Self-care, Cultural Transformation, and Inter-professional Integration & Collaboration”
  • C3: Patricia Noritake Matsuda, PT, PhD, DPT. “Fall Prevention Community Service Learning Events:  An Interprofessional Team Approach”
  • C4: Elizabeth Mattox, RN, MN, ARNP. “Promoting Proficiency in Sleep Medicine Among Primary Care Providers: Innovative Application of a Telementorship Framework”
  • C5: Jennifer Piel, MD, JD. “Forensic Topics in an Interdisciplinary Training Model”

Group 2: Education: Novel Teaching Formats
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  • E1: Rebekah Burns, MD. “A Pediatric Boot Camp for Graduating Medical Students”
  • E2: Gregory Crowther, PhD. “Learning Health Sciences Content Via Music: Should Students Analyze Lyrics, or Write Their Own?”
  • E3: David Masuda, MD, MS. “Lightning Labs”
  • E4: Susan Merel, MD. “Palliative care competencies integrated into medical school required clerkships”
  • E5: Lisa Vande Vusse, MD, MS. “Focused clinical skill-building at the point of care in the intensive care unit”

Group 3: Innovation: Technology for Teaching
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  • I1: Randy Beaton, PhD. “Development of a Web-based Educational “Toolkit” for 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Call Center Managers”
  • I2: Sari Gold, PhD. “Provider Use of Clinical Video Telehealth at VA Puget Sound”
  • I3: Jaime Fitch. “Distance Learning: same content, flexible delivery methods”
  • I4: Chris Hague, PhD. “’Captivating’ Pharmacology for medical education”
  • I5: Jeff Riddell, MD. “#DxOnSight: A novel use of social media to teach visual diagnosis”

Group 4: Scholarship: Education Research
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  • S1: Daniel Cabrera, MD, MPH. “Structured Peer Observation to Optimize Bedside Rounding is Valuable to Hospitalists”
  • S2: Kathleen Kieran, MD, MS, MME. “How are communication skills being taught in urology and other procedure-based subspecialties? A Critical Review of Limited Literature and Call To Action”
  • S3: Thomas Egnew, EdD, LICSW. “Suffering Where Art Thou? Exploring Medical Student Perceptions of Medical Education About Suffering”
  • S4: Amanda Kost, MD. “What is the Impact of the Underserved Pathway program on Entering an Underserved Family Medicine Residency? A Comparison of Three Approaches for Estimating the Average Treatment Effect”
  • S5: Paula Carvalho, MD. “The First Five Minutes and the Indy 500”

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We look forward to seeing you at this exciting event,
CLIME Leadership Team