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Picture of GME from the First Round of CLER Visits and Opportunities Ahead

July 25, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Central


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This webinar is the first in a series of presentations designed around the six CLER Focus areas. The presenters will examine the data from the recent CLER National Report of Findings 2016 and engage the community in a dialogue about we have learned.


Speakers: Kevin B. Weiss, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President for Institutional Accreditation, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)


John Combes, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the President of the Center for Healthcare Governance (CHG)



Description:
Dr. Weiss, MD, MPH will discuss the purpose of the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program, share key themes, and data from the National Report of Findings 2016. He will highlight some of the progress made toward engaging resident and fellow physicians to improve patient safety, health care quality, and other focus areas as well as high-leverage opportunities.

Dr. Combes will share his perspective on how the CLER focus and process are providing teaching hospitals an important opportunity to examine and reimagine their care environments. By engaging residents in the implementation and improvement of their care environments creates increased patient satisfaction while developing the physician workforce.

Learning Objectives:
• Define six focus areas associated with effective clinical learning environments
• Identify areas of high-leverage improvement associated with being a teaching environment
• Consider what healthcare and physician leaders can do to impact change

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Nearly 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 43,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

The ACGME is a private, non-profit, professional organization responsible for the accreditation of approximately 9,600 residency and fellowship programs and approximately 700 institutions that sponsor these programs in the United States. Residency and fellowship programs educate over 120,000 resident physicians in 130 specialties and subspecialties. The ACGME’s mission is to improve health care and population health by assessing and advancing the quality of resident physicians’ education through accreditation.



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CME Information
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The ACGME designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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The ACGME endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Guidelines for Commercial Support. Every effort has been made to encourage faculty to disclose any commercial relationships or personal benefit with commercial companies whose products are discussed in the educational presentation. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentations, but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation. All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by the ACGME are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).

Conflict of interest statements were reviewed for all conference planners, and for presenters of certified sessions. All individuals indicated they have no commercial relationships in relation to this content. There will be no discussion of investigational or off label use of FDA regulated products or devices.