Title

Use of a Clinical Pathologic Conference to Demonstrate Residents' ACGME Emergency Medicine Milestones, Aid in Faculty Development, and Increase Academic Output.

Publication/Presentation Date

6-1-2018

Abstract

The Emergency Medicine Milestones Project, developed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine, includes competence targets for residents to attain and, ultimately, to exceed American Osteopathic Association and ACGME expectations for residents. The authors sought to use the clinical pathologic conference (CPC) format in their institutions' Emergency Medicine Milestones Project to provide measurable residency academic and faculty development outcomes. The CPC is an event in which a resident presents an unknown case to a discussant in advance of a didactic session to demonstrate an organized approach and decision-making rationale to a differential diagnosis. Feedback forms included the assessment of resident discussants from the perspective of level-5 Milestone achievements in particular. Developing an internal CPC competition with a dedicated core faculty coordinator who provides skill development for both resident and faculty presentation has proven successful. Such a competition can document the level-5 achievements for senior residents, be a source of faculty development, and increase peer-reviewed academic output.

Volume

118

Issue

6

First Page

410

Last Page

415

ISSN

1945-1997

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

PubMedID

29809258

Department(s)

Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty, Department of Education

Document Type

Article

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