Training Health Systems Leaders through a Longitudinal, Project-Based Resident Track in Care Transfo

When:  Oct 17, 2023 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (ET)
Health systems science (HSS) is increasingly recognized as a critical competency for modern health care training. Although a growing number of medical schools are introducing HSS curricula, there remains a widespread need for GME HSS training and to create real-world experiences for application of HSS skills. Since 2017, the Distinctions in Care Transformation Program at Dell Medical School has provided a systematic approach for residents who want to focus on developing and practicing skills in HSS through leadership, innovation and discovery. In addition to a unique advancing care transformation (ACT) curriculum that includes education in high-value care, quality improvement, equity, leadership and teamwork, the program offers dedicated mentored project experiences during residency training. Representative projects from the first three cohorts of this program include creation of a specialized team for treating hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder, collaboration with the Design Institute for Health to prototype a redesign in transitions of care processes, and implementation of a rapid emotional debriefing tool for clinical teams following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. These projects have resulted in peer-reviewed publications, substantial external funding, and sustained local impact.
This webinar will share the curricular approach, examples, lessons learned, and outcomes to-date for this unique program. The webinar presenters include recent graduates of the program, along with program leaders. Participants will have opportunities to explore how they may adopt similar components within their residency programs to provide hands-on HSS experiences that enable meeting ACGME requirements.

Presenters:  Chris Moriates, MD; Emily Vinas, EdD; Mustafa Abdul-Moheeth, MD; Greg Wallingford, MD


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