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Interested in learning how to lead a project team???

Last December Partners produced a webinar on the topic of project management. As GME coordinators, you manage a great many projects. But few of us have ever been taught actual project management skills. As you cultivate these skills and become known in your organization for your project management skills, you might consider getting a certification. For more information about project management cer ...[Read More]

Annual Program Evaluation (APE)

Take a deep breath! The next few months are a very busy time of year for the GME community. Two vital projects are going on simultaneously. The first is the ramp up for your new residents or fellows, and all the pre-training requirements. Ensuring that these tasks are done well will lead to a peaceful transition for the new learners during the first few weeks of training. At the same time, it’s co ...[Read More]

Quadruple Aim

The concept of a Quadruple Aim in healthcare is a much needed extension on the existing Triple Aim.  The Quadruple Aim adds provider (residents, faculty, nurses, and others) well-being to the established Triple Aim of Population Health, Experience of Care and Per Capita Cost.   We see the ACGME already responding to the fourth aim by making resident and faculty well-being a permanent part of the C ...[Read More]

In-depth series – Quality Improvement

Throughout the year we will explore quality improvement as our in-depth topic.  Join us on a mini-tour of tools, resources and ways to incorporate quality improvement models in everyday GME.  Our second installment, of six, is to learn the three main measures used in quality improvement. Structure – the physical piece. This includes facilities and equipment. Process– how things work. This includes ...[Read More]

We’re at ACGME!

Come visit us at booth 54, at the ACGME Conference! Stop by and complete our 1 question GME survey, and instantly get a free sample, as well as get entered to win a PassportPLUS for your institution, worth $4,500! We are excited to be here, and can’t wait to meet all of you at our booth! Happy Conferencing!

In-depth series – Quality Improvement

Throughout the year we will explore quality improvement as our in-depth topic.  Join us on a mini-tour of tools, resources and ways to incorporate quality improvement models in everyday GME.  Our first installment, of six, is to learn what quality improvement is. Quality improvement, at its foundation, is the analysis of and systematic efforts to improve performance.  Approaches used vary; however ...[Read More]

GME Policy Review

One of the GMEC responsibilities is to review and update GME policies.  Take the time to plan out a review schedule for the year to ensure you have looked at all of your in your GMEC throughout the year.  Spread them out to reduce burden and start with the easy ones! Remember – not all policies will need updating or major revisions, just noted in your GMEC minutes that you reviewed the policy and ...[Read More]

From self-study SWOT to personal SWOT

Happy New Year! As we bring in the New Year, take some time to reflect on your professional accomplishments this past year. Congratulate yourself on the goals you’ve met and explore reasons why you may not have met a goal. Re-evaluate your goals for 2017 and consider completing a personal SWOT analysis. Use your experience completing your self-study SWOT to refine your skills and create your own p ...[Read More]

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