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Leadership Development Courses at Internal Medicine 2011

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
PRE 1107 Essential Competencies for Emerging Leaders

  • Define the core competencies for successful leadership.
  • Identify and practice effective communication skills.
  • Define and apply the basics of team building.
  • Demonstrate the skills needed for conflict resolution.
Thursday, April 07, 2011

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
PN 035 The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Lessons Learned and Implications for the Future

  • To what extent have the PCMH demonstration projects been successful?
  • How prominent a role will the PCMH play in the efforts to reform the delivery and payment system?
  • What incentive do I have to be a PCMH practice and how do I get recognized?

Handout[PDF]

PN 022 Get Involved: Volunteerism After Healthcare Reform

  • How to become involved in public advocacy to address healthcare issues.
  • How to set up healthcare systems to care for the underinsured.
  • How to donate time and resources to advocacy efforts.

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
PN 008 Leadership Skills: How to Manage Your Time, Negotiate, and Develop Consensus

  • What are the important skills for time management?
  • How to negotiate more effectively.
  • How do effective leaders develop consensus?

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
WSO 302 Residents as Teachers

  • Learn to use educational techniques to become more effective clinical educators.
  • Recognize teachable moments in the setting of the daily process of patient care.
Friday, April 08, 2011

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
PN 029 60 Minutes: Special Report on Hot Issues in Health Policy

  • To provide an extremely timely and in-depth presentation on hot public policy issues that are of most concern to internal medicine.
  • To learn what ACP is doing about these issues and how members can become involved.
  • To provide an opportunity for direct questioning of public policy makers and ACP Washington staff.

Handout[PDF]

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
PN 030 How Will Health Care Reform Affect Internists and Their Patients?

  • To provide an extremely timely and in-depth presentation on hot public policy issues related to health care reform that are of most concern to internal medicine.
  • To learn what ACP is doing about these issues and how members can become involved.
  • To provide an opportunity for direct questioning of public policy makers and ACP Washington staff.

Handout[PDF]

MTP 104 The Case for Young Physician Leaders

  • Answer who, what, when, where, why, and how of getting involved in leadership as a young physician.
  • Understand the need for young physician leaders in medicine.
  • Recognize opportunities for young physician engagement in medicine.

Handout[PDF]

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
PN 026 Evolution of Diversity in Medicine

  • What unique challenges do minority physicians face?
  • Are the Collegeís efforts to encourage membership and leadership diversity adequate?
  • What can individuals do to support minority physicians?

Handout[PDF]

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
PN 042 Five Tips for Effectively Managing Work/Life Balance

  • What are the barriers to balancing work and other interests?
  • How does one prioritize work so that balance can be achieved?
  • Identify unique opportunities or techniques which promote balance.

Handout[PDF]

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
PN 001 Internal Medicine Workforce: Challenges and Solutions for Meeting the Nationís Demand for General Internists and Subspecialists

  • What are the current barriers to increasing the internal medicine workforce?
  • What needs to be done to rebuild primary care and strengthen subspecialty care?
  • What are Congress and the Administration doing to invest in internal medicine?

Handout[PDF]

MTP 043 Leadership for the 21st Century: The Ten Tenets of Leadership

  • What are some of the qualities and attributes of the great leaders?
  • Elucidate that often the spark of leadership arises from a negative and somewhat jolting personal experience.
  • Emphasize that we can all lead and can do so at many different levels.

Handout[PDF]

Saturday, April 09, 2011

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
PN 024 Physician Accountability: Profession Police Thyself?

  • Who should set standards for physician accountability, how should it be evaluated, and by whom?
  • Can professional societies simultaneously ensure physician accountability for ethical and professional actions and promote the
  • economic interests of their physician members and the organization?
  • What strategies can the profession use to ensure that physicians uphold ethical and professional principles and demonstrate competence?
  • How does the medical profession ensure individual accountability and competence in the provision of care?

Handout[PDF]

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
MTP 054 Presentation Skills for Physicians: Making Your Next Teaching Presentation Go Better Than Your Last

  • How can oneís own presentation skills be improved?
  • How can constructive feedback best be given to others on their presentations?

Handout[PDF]

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
PN 020 Addressing Harassment: Spoken and Unspoken

  • Discuss common forms of harassment encountered by medical students, physicians, and trainees in the current healthcare system.
  • Review Title VII and Civil Rights Act provisions and learn about the development of policies and procedures to address harassment.
  • Panelists will demonstrate ways to address harassment while maintaining the level of professionalism necessary to provide
  • adequate care to patients.
  • Discuss ways to ensure that harassment issues do not thwart career advancement.

Handout[PDF]

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
PN 027 Ethics Year in Review

  • What are the pressing bioethical issues for internists today?
  • How are emerging ethical issues affecting patient care?
  • What should practitioners keep in mind when confronting these issues?

Handout[PDF]

WSO 208 Communication and Team Building Skills for Patient-Centered Care

  • Identify knowledge and skills to help you form and function in productive patient care teams.
  • Identify personal skills to help you build and sustain a satisfying practice.
  • Review important patient-centered communication strategies.
  • Learn best practices in relationship-building from ongoing PCMH demonstration projects.

Handout[PDF]

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