• Partners residents and fellows attended the 2017 Value-Based HealthCare Delivery course co-sponsored with Harvard Business School

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    Partners physicians Mark Siedner and Serena Koenig at the Global Health Symposium

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  • Carol Bernstein, MD, Co-chair of ACGME Taskforce on Physician Wellbeing

    Carol Bernstein, MD, Co-chair of the ACGME Taskforce on Physician Wellbeing

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Centers of Expertise: Enrichment Opportunities

The Centers of Expertise offer residents and fellows an opportunity to explore areas of medicine and health care delivery relevant to all specialties such as quality and safety, global health, health care management, and health policy.

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Global and Humanitarian Health

Addressing the needs of vulnerable populations, the Center encompasses research and care delivery in varied resource-poor settings. Faculty bring expertise from many aspects of this complex domain.

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Health Policy and Management

The Center of Expertise in Health Policy and Management offers opportunities to understand the range of leadership roles and complexity of decision making  in academic health care management, as well as the impact that political and economic forces that shape the future of the health care market.

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Medical Education

Encompassing clinical teaching, medical education scholarship, and education administration and leadership, the Center creates high-impact opportunities for trainees.

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Patient Care Quality and Patient Safety

The Center focuses on aspects of safety and quality of care working and facilitates work with senior leaders in areas including just culture, patient-centered care, timeliness, efficiency, and equity.

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Eric Nadel, MD, Honored

Eric S. Nadel, MD, Director of the Partners Emergency Medicine Residency Program and an Associate Director of GME, was awarded the 2017 national Michael P. Wainscott Program Director Award.

Resident & Fellow Well-Being

The Partners Education Committee (PEC) has commissioned a Task Force to amplify institutional efforts to support trainee wellness. This aligns with national efforts such as the ACGME Initiative on Physician Well-Being. The PEC Trainee Well-Being Task Force is being chaired by Dr. Lori Berkowitz, Associate Director of GME, and includes program directors, faculty, and trainee representatives. If you would like to share specific ideas, please contact Alicja Martins.

Program Director Retreat in May

The 1st Annual GME Program Director Retreat will take place on May 5, 2017 at 8am-2:30pm at the Assembly Row in Somerville. Julie Silver, MD, Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and John Herman, MD, Associate Chief of the MGH Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will serve as keynote speakers. Please contact Lori Berkowitz with any questions regarding the programming and Diane Sheehan to RSVP for the event.

Intern Core Curriculum Retreat April 6

The Intern Core Curriculum retreat will take place on April 6 for those trainees who did not attend the retreat on March 8. The plenary on Emotional Intelligence will be delivered by Helen Riess, MD. All interns will attend a breakout session on “Unconscious Bias” and will then select two other sessions from a list of eight other topics.

Global and Humanitarian Health Blog

The Centers of Expertise in Global and Humanitarian Health maintains a blog where recipients of Partners Healthcare Travel Grants describe their travel experiences and post photos.