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MedEdPORTAL Statistics and Operations Data: Q3 2016

Please visit our Metrics page to see complete MedEdPORTAL statistics for the third quarter of 2016, including overall usage data (e.g., frequency of publication downloads, types of users who download, and reasons they download) and overall publications data (e.g., accept/reject rate, time to final decision and publication, etc.).

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Curriculum Inventory in Context: Coverage of Health Care Systems in US Medical Schools

Curriculum Inventory in Context (CIIC) is a regularly issued commentary article about reports generated from Curriculum Inventory data, each authored by a contributor from an AAMC member medical school. This month’s report highlights the coverage of health care systems in US medical schools. Dr. Nathan Moore’s corresponding commentary expands on why there is a growing recognition that health systems education needs to be improved for health professionals.

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MedBiquitous Annual Conference 2017: Call for Abstracts

The MedBiquitous Annual Conference 2017 will take place June 4-6 at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Join colleagues from around the world in examining how digital technologies can promote continuous improvement and better outcomes across the continuum of health professions education. The theme for the 2017 conference is Pragmatic Education Innovation. The MedBiquitous Executive Committee is seeking high-quality abstracts for panel presentations, speedy standards stories, and innovation demonstrations. Topics include solutions for continuous improvement; mobile learning, assessment, and improvement; data and content interchange; and more. Abstracts are due January 6. Click here for details.

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LGBT Health Workforce Conference: Call for Abstracts

A call for proposals is now open for the 2017 The LGBT Health Workforce Conference. Proposals are intended to provide a forum for the extended exchange of ideas among participants on topics of broad interest regarding empowering the health care workforce to care for LGBT patients. The Program Committee is most interested in workshops detailing: 1) innovative research describing LGBT health disparities, 2) best practices in the care of LGBT patients, 3) institutional climate practices supporting the inclusion of LGBT patients, and 4) educational initiatives to train health care providers to provide better care to LGBT patients. Please submit your abstracts by December 31 using this online form.

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Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education

The American College of Sports Medicine, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are launching the Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education, which recognizes health professional training programs that are ahead of the curve in providing nutrition and physical activity education to their students. This award will spotlight the leadership of inventive educational models from all health disciplines and inspire others with examples of what can be achieved. Visit the award website to learn more about the award and see if your program qualifies.

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MedEdPORTAL at Learn Serve Lead 2016

Learn Serve Lead—open to all those who care about the future of academic medicine—is the only meeting where our community converges to discuss and expand the future of medical schools and teaching hospitals. By bringing together our community from across campuses, across disciplines, and across missions, we can enable connections, deliver thought-provoking change, and provide leadership that will transform health care. Registration is now open.

MedEdPORTAL and Curriculum Inventory Sessions:

  • Curriculum Inventory Update
    November 13, 2016, 4:30-5:45PM, Center 618-620
  • Between the Bench and the Bedside: The Role of Scholarly Publishing in Advancing Academic Medicine
    November 14, 2016, 10:30-11:45AM, Center: 611-614
  • MedEdPORTAL/Academic Medicine Reviewer Reception and Award Ceremony
    November 14, 2016, 7:30-9PM, Hyatt Leonesa I and II

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