See One, Do One…#TPSER8

There’s an old adage in medical education “see one, do one, teach one.” I don’t particularly subscribe to it in a literal sense because I think training requires a more intensive learning process than that.  But sometimes it does apply quite nicely.  A perfect example of this was on Wednesday when I helped run a session about shared decision making and informed consent at our new house staff orientation.  The session consisted of a viewing of the video of Michael Skolnik’s story followed by a moderated discussion with the house staff.  The idea came out of a casual conversation with my hospital’s Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.  I thought it would be a helpful to new residents to think about these important issues before they really start on the wards and she let me run with it.   Just two weeks out… Continue reading

Bringing It All Back Home

Admittedly, I was not so good about posting to the blog during my week in Telluride.  I did do quite a bit of tweeting, which I found to be a lot more fun than I expected.  But I have spent a lot of time over the past week pondering much of what I learned.  June has been a month of intense transition for me as I am completing my Internal Medicine training while beginning my Chief Residency.  In my program, the new Chief Residents begin at the very end of May so that we can get our feed wet before the new interns start.  I have said to many people, both in Telluride and now back at home, that after spending the past couple of months making schedules for next year and performing various other administrative tasks it was so refreshing to think about patients… Continue reading

AELPS 2022 Dates

- CMF Scholars (Week 1)*: 6/5/22 - 6/9/22
*Session exclusive to COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
- Sorrel McElroy Scholars (Week 2): 6/12/22 - 6/16/22
- Bennathan Scholars (Week 3): 7/19/22 - 7/23/22
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