Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Episodes

  • How Knowledge Translation and Quality Improvement Impact Medical Learning

    Jul 21, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton Knowledge Translation (KT) is the process of making knowledge created within one professional community accessible, understandable and useful within other professional communities, which leads ultimately to widespread adoption of that knowledge into everyday health practices. But how is this done, and does it have any disruptive effects on Quality Improvement (QI) standards? Joining host Alicia Sutton to speak on this matter is Dr. Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD. Dr. Birnbaum is the Knowledge Translation Research Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital Academy, the Director of Continuing Professional Development at Partners HealthCare, and an Assistant Profes...
  • Impacts of Government Legislation on Medical Education

    Jul 14, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton Whether one is a learner or an educator, the current and potential impacts of legistlative trends from Washington are tremendous. As collaborations between academia, industry, and the government become increasingly complex, advocates of quality improvement in medical education must learn to navigate new challenges in key areas such as conflicts of interest, healthcare reform, physician-patient communications, and healthcare technologies. Joining host Alicia Sutton to discuss this important topic is John F. Kamp, Executive Director of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication.
  • Health Information Technology's Role in Quality Improvement for Clinical Education

    Jul 7, 2014 | 17 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton Health Information Technology (HIT) has an intuitive place in modern clinical practice, but the ways in which emerging technologies can integrate with quality improvement efforts in medical education aren't always clear. Health Technologist Dr. Joseph Kim joins host Alicia Sutton to describe various means by which organizations, group practices, and individual physicians can leverage new technologies to improve quality of care.      
  • What is Quality Improvement Really About? Answers from Duke's Clinical Research Institute

    Jun 30, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton Host Alicia Sutton is joined by Chitra Subramaniam, Ph.D., Assistant Dean and Director for Continuing Medical Education at Duke University's Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Subramaniam is also Assistant Dean at the Duke Center for Educational Excellence. She describes several initiatives being undertaken at her academic setting to drive forward quality improvement in clinical education with innovative practice models. 
  • Quality Improvement Education: Harnessing Interdisciplinary Teams, Patient Data, & EHRs

    Jun 23, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton Quality Improvement Education: a rapidly expanding model of education that emphasizes interdisciplinary teams with the aim to improve quality in care. For many, this is a natural development in education that coincides with emerging healthcare system models. But what does this educational trend mean for practicing physicians, and how does it leverage patient data analytics and electronic health records in ways that haven't been seen before? Addressing these and other questions is Dr. Destry J. Sulkes, MD, MBA, co-founder of Medivo Inc. and President of the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Continuing Education in Health Professions (ACEHP). 
  • Unveiling The "Concept Cars" of Innovative Medical Education Models

    Jun 9, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton What are the factors of quality improvement and innovation in education models that truly impact a clinician's pursuit of lifelong learning? Joining host Alicia Sutton to discuss the latest trends and approaches in modeling continuing education is Scott Weber, CEO of Med-IQ, an ACCME-accredited provider. Med-IQ has core expertise in developing quality improvement and performance improvement education for medical professionals.
  • Shifting Towards Quality Improvement Standards in Medical Education

    Jun 2, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Alicia A. Sutton What is Quality Improvement (QI), and how do clinicians anticipate trends in healthcare education toward this new standard in practice? Host Alicia Sutton is joined by Robin King, CEO and Executive Director of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) to discuss new QI tools that are helping build better team-based health delivery systems nationwide.
  • Leveraging Technology for Medical Education

    May 26, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Technological innovations bring countless new opportunities to the world of continuing medical education. How are these advances being incorporated now, and what does the future hold for leveraging these resources toward improvements in patient care? Host Lawrence Sherman is joined by health technologist Dr. Joseph Kim in talking about emerging medical education technologies and their practical applications.
  • Physician Perspectives on Medical Education Trends

    Mar 24, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Join host Lawrence Sherman in welcoming Dr. Brian McGowan, Chief Learning Officer of ArcheMedX, Inc, to consider how physicians perceive medical education across their career spectrum, from student to seasoned practitioner. 
  • Innovating Continuing Education at the Primary Care Level

    Mar 3, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Host Lawrence Sherman is joined by Dr. Mindi McKenna, PhD, MBA, Director of Continuing Medical Education for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Their topic of focus is the primary care physician's critical role in shaping the future of continuing medical education.
  • Evidence-Based Medical Education

    Feb 17, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Host Lawrence Sherman welcomes Maureen Doyle-Scharff, Chair of the Annual Conference Committee for the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP), to discuss trends in evidence-based medical education.
  • Health Care Reform and Continuing Medical Education

    Feb 10, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Host Lawrence Sherman is joined by Robin King, CEO and Executive Director of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) to discuss how patient-centered care initiatives within health care reform are catalyzing changes within the continuing medical education sector.
  • Trends in Interdisciplinary Medical Education

    Sep 23, 2013 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Trends in medical education can change quickly between the various disciplines and levels of care providers, from physicians to pharmacists to nurses. Janet W. Cline, President of Creative Educational Concepts, Inc, describes the process of building and working with interdisciplinary teams to develop professional education of interest to multiple players in the healthcare system.
  • Understanding Personal Learning Strategies in Medical Education

    Sep 16, 2013 | 17 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Physicians and other medical professionals face an endless array of options for how to approach their own continuing education throughout their clinical careers. But there is a science behind learning behaviors that can help improve the quality of clinical education at the individual level. How is this science being investigated, and what are the practical applications for lifelong learning? Join host Lawrence Sherman in welcoming Dr. Brian McGowan, Chief Learning Officer of ArcheMedX, Inc, to consider this personalized CME movement and its potential impacts on medical careers.
  • Impacts of Live Educational Meetings on Practicing Health Professionals

    Sep 9, 2013 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman Joining host Lawrence Sherman for a conversation on the enduring impacts of live education for health professionals are Ray Saputelli, Executive Vice President of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, and Marissa Seligman, Chief of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Officer for Pri-Med Institute.
  • Medical Direction in CME Content Development

    Aug 26, 2013 | 17 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman How do physicians provide oversight toward the development of CME content, and what are the criteria for ensuring content relevancy at the point of care? Host Lawrence Sherman is joined by Drs. Scott Hirshman and William Mencia to discuss these and other considerations for physician involvement in CME direction.
  • Redefining Continuing Professional Development in Modern Medicine

    Aug 19, 2013 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Lawrence Sherman What does professional development really mean in today's medical community, and how does this understanding shape the quality of clinical content for performance improvement? Host Lawrence Sherman is joined by Drs. Debra Gist and Ted Bruno to discuss these and other considerations, including which professional development tools medical professionals can utilize to better acquire information at the point of care.

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