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David P. Sklar, M.D., is editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine. Listen as he explains the role of an academic journal in health care transformation and shares insights on how writers and researchers can improve their likelihood of getting published.
Rohaid Ali, undergraduate student at University of Pennsylvania and Rhodes Scholar finalist, discusses how incorporating iPads has impacted medical education at Perelman. He also discusses their value for students and residents in clinical settings and how they might be used in patient education.
Listen in as Cynthia Manley of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dennis Jolley of University of Utah Health Care have a conversation about the increasingly important role of social media and the opportunities for engagement created for academic medicine by the new media landscape.
Most medical schools are seen as ivory towers filled with intellects that have little in common with average people. In this era of change, it's not the image most Universities want or need. During a session titled 'Activating the Public's Perception of Academic Medicine,' guest speakers offered insight and solutions into helping academic medical centers break through the stereotypes and connect more with the public and key stakeholders. First step? Don't call ourselves academic medical centers.
Chris Frymoyer, a second year medical student at Jefferson Medical College, talks about how an appreciation of the arts can expand thinking and develop better observation skills in physicians. Chris is also on the Jefferson curriculum committee and addresses the challenges of implementing arts into the medical school curriculum.
Alex Djuricich, M.D., is associate dean for Continuing Medical Education & Med-Peds residency program director at Indiana University. In this conversation, he chats with Dennis Jolley from University of Utah Health Sciences about social media in medicine as a tool for engaging with colleagues, students and patients. Follow them both on Twitter at @MedPedsDoctor and @dsjutah and download the Twitter 101 guide for physicians at goo.gl/9WRee7.
What do CMOs talk about when they get together? Listen in as Russell Howerton, M.D., CMO at Wake Forest Baptist Health, and Thomas Miller, M.D., CMO at University of Utah Hospital, talk about physician ratings, transparency, and engaging physician staff in patient satisfaction and public visibility.
Dean Y. Li, M.D., chief scientific officer and vice dean of research at University of Utah Health Sciences interviews Sidra Qureshi, a fourth-year medical student at Texas A&M Medical Center. Sidra believes that medicine can - and should - take a leading role in promoting diversity and expanding the definition of diversity in healthcare. Broadening our definition, Sidra says, will increase trust in the healthcare system, improve patient care, and potentially reduce waste and errors.
New mentoring network connects peers across the country to brainstorm plans for better inclusion in the biomedical workforce
AAMC 2013: Magic Medical Moments: Being Patient-centric in a Changing Health Care Environment (Audio)
Michael Good, M.D., Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Florida, teaches students and providers to stay focused on patients. Change will work itself out.