Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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August 2012

Submission deadline:
July 29, 2012


Workshop Presentations at APDIM Spring Meeting

The Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) held its spring meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 2012. During the meeting, members of the Division of General Internal Medicine presented the following workshops:

  • "In Search of the Holy Grail: How to Ensure a Perfect Progress Note"—Jennifer Corbelli, MD, Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH, and Sarah Tilstra, MD.
  • "It Actually Works: Implementation and Evaluation of a Longitudinal Quality Initiative Curriculum in Continuity Clinic"—Deborah Simak, RN, MNEd, Robert Brooks, MD, PhD, Alda Gonzaga, MD, and Gregory Bump, MD.
  • "The Many Faces a Physician Encounters: Reading Facial Expressions as a Way of Improving Doctor-Patient Communication"—Carla Spagnoletti, MD, John Ragsdale, MD, and Reed Van Deusen, MD.
  • "Building Curriculum from the Grassroots: A Call to A.C.T.I.O.N."—Maggie Benson, MD, Shanta Zimmer, MD, Peggy Hasley, MD, and Vikram Krishnasamy, MD.
  • "ChalkTalks 2.0: Improving Your Teaching with Pictures"—John Ragsdale, MD, Anu Munshi, MD, and Briar Duffy, MD.

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