Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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Faculty Participate in Annual Graduate Medical Education Conference

The Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Shadyside was the site of the 12th Annual Graduate Medical Education Conference, which was entitled "It's All New Again" and took place in February 2013. The plenary speaker was Thomas J. Nasca, MD, chief executive officer of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

One of the two breakout sessions was a clinical competency committee workshop headed by Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD, MS, Shawn Beaman, MD, and Laura Brower, MD.

Three poster sessions were presented by members of the UPMC Department of General Internal Medicine:

  • Benson M, Krishnasamy V, Hasley P. Health policy and advocacy for the busy clinician 101: can we make an impact?
  • Linz D, Spagnoletti C. The role of interns as teachers: interns' and medical students' perceptions.
  • McCausland JB, Simak D. Using the health care matrix to develop a feasible and sustainable quality improvement project in a transitional year program.

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