Core Curriculum

 

A core lecture series is developed each year by the Graduate Medical Education office and offered the first Wednesday of each month September through June. Topics, speakers and session times are announced to residents and program directors via email.

Dates Topics Speakers

Sept 6, 2017

QI: Culture of Safety: Conflict resolution (PS104 Teamwork and Communication in a Culture of Safety)

Courtney Paul, MD

Oct 4, 2017

Town Hall

Resident Committee Co-Chairs
-Robin Lanam, MD, EM
-Michelle Burnette, MD, Ane
-Kourtney Trudgen, MD, OBG

Nov 1, 2017

Two Different Sessions

(7:00 AM) The Doctor's Dilemma: How to Achieve a Balanced Life

(12:00 PM) Medicine, Humanities, and the Doctor of the Future

Ron Dworkin, MD, PhD

Dec 6, 2017

QI: Innovation Day - Jesse Pines, MD, Moderator

Presenters:
-Mia Barnes, MD
-David Burstein, MD
-Gabriela Calhoun, MD
-Ryan Scully, MD
-Murteza Shahkolahi, MD

Jan 3, 2018

Debt Management

John Crane, CLU, ChFC, RICP, MBA

Feb 7, 2018

Know Your Score

Bruno Petinaux, MD

Mar 7, 2018

QI: Culture of Safety debate: Systems vs Individuals (PS103 – Human Factors and Safety)

Kathryn Marko, MD

Apr 4, 2018

Critical Thinking

Rich Simons, MD

Apr 18, 2018 (noon only)

Town Hall

Resident Committee Co-Chairs
-Robin Lanam, MD, EM
-Michelle Burnette, MD, Ane
-Kourtney Trudgen, MD, OBG

May 2, 2018

Mock Trial

MFA Attorneys

Jun 6, 2018

QI: Mock Root Cause Analysis (PS105 – Responding to Adverse Events)

Kathryn Marko, MD

Past Lectures

 

Dates Topics Speakers

Sept 7, 2016

2015 Innovation Awards Presentation

Care Team Fact Sheets: An Intervention to Improve Communications, Understanding, And Satisfaction Between Patient And Provider
Dr. James Howard, PGY 4
Internal Medicine

 

Improving Quality of Life through Music Program for Hospitalized Patients
Dr. Shuo (Sally) He, PGY-4
Department of Psychiatry

 

Standardization of Resident to Resident Consultations within an Academic Hospital
Dr. Josh Wiedermann, PGY-5
Otolaryngology

Innovation Award Winners

 

Moderator
Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A, MSCE
Director, Office for Clinical Practice Innovation
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy

Oct 5, 2016

Town Hall

Resident Committee Co-Chairs Joe Delio, MD
Internal Medicine
PGY3 and
Will Denq, MD
Emergency Medicine
PGY 3

Nov 2, 2016

Wound Care Identification and Management

Kathleen Kerntke, RN
Wound Care
GW Hospital and
Freba Farhat, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, PGY-2

Dec 7, 2016

“Quality Improvement and Value-Based Purchasing”, including MACRA, ACOs, and bundled payments

William Borden, MD,
Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of Healthcare Delivery Transformation

Jan 4, 2017

Mindfulness

Kaylan A. Baban, MD,
MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of EMR Optimization

Feb 1, 2017

Workforce

James Scott, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Health Policy

Mar 1, 2017

QI Debate: Should patient satisfaction be included as a measure of QI (Panel participants, Moderator, Pro, Con)

 

Apr 5, 2017

Town Hall (II)

Resident Committee Co-Chairs
Will Denq, MD
Emergency Medicine
PGY 3 and
Joe Delio, MD
Internal Medicine
PGY3

May 3, 2017

DC Board of Medicine: common things that doctors get in trouble for with licensing boards

Jeffrey Smith, MD
EMed

Jun 7, 2017

Mock RCA

 

 

Dates Topics Speakers

Sept 2, 2015

PS/QI Session - QCV 100: An Introduction to Quality, Cost, and Value in Health Care
Value-Based Purchasing

Mia L. Phifer, MSJ, CALA
Director of Quality Management, GWU Hospital

Oct 7, 2015

The New Sepsis Bundle Core Measure Set

Ivy Benjenk RN, MPH,
Quality Improvement Specialist
GWU Hospital

Oct 14, 2015 (Noon Session Only Special)

Town Hall

Resident Consult Study-Josh Wiedermann, RPRC
Benefits Update-GW Benefits Rep

 

Resident Committee Co-Chairs
Joseph Delio
Internal Medicine

 

Omar Syed
Anesthesia

Nov 4, 2015

Connecting Your Patients With Community Resources

Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD
Professor of Medicine
Founding Dirr, Rodham Institute

Dec 2, 2015

PS/QI Session: Quality Improvement: How to Initiate a QI Project

Mia L. Phifer, MSJ, CALA
Director of Quality Management, GWU Hospital

Jan 6, 2015

Because Tomorrow Needs Her

Rachel Chan Seay, MD
Clinical Instructor OB/GYN
The Johns Hopkins University

Feb 3, 2016

Transfusion Medicine

Elsie Lee, MD
Assist Prof of Pathology
Chief, Transfusion Medicine

Feb 10, 2016 Special (noon session only)

Mock Simulation Session - Code Strong

Lorenzo Norris M.D.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Medical Director
Psychiatric & Behavioral Services
and
Kevin Whaley II, CHPA
Director of Safety & Security

Mar 2, 2016 Research

Clinical Practice Innovation Awards
Winner Presentations

Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE
Director of the Office for Clinical Practice Innovation

Mar 16, 2016

Town Hall

Resident Committee Co-Chairs

Apr 6, 2016

Giving Feedback

Richard Simons, MD
Senior Associate Dean for MD Programs

May 4, 2016

Qualitative Research Design

Juliet Lee, MD
General Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jun 1, 2016 (noon only)

Mock Simulation Session - Trial

MFA Attorneys
Ken Armstrong, & Deb Gariby

 

Dates Topics Speakers

Sept 3, 2014

PS/QI Session
Mollie Slater
Risk Management
George Washington University Hospital
***and
Anne Cioletti, MD
Department of Medicine
George Washington University

Introduction to Patient Safety:
Optimizing Communication
PS100 Module

Oct 1, 2014

Jo Shapiro, MD, FACS
Director, Center for Professionalism & Peer Support
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Mistreatment and the Culture of Civility

Oct 15, 2014 (Noon Session Only)

Joseph Keith Melancon, MD,
Chief of the GW Transplant Institute
Professor of Surgery
George Washington University

Transplant at GWUH

Nov 5, 2014

Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MBA
Interim Associate Dean for GME
Director, Anesthesiology Residency
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Negotiations

Nov 5, 2014

Research
Matthew G. Tuck, MD
DC VA Medical Center.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
George Washington University

Medical Statistics Part I

Dec 3, 2014

PS / QI Session
Deborah B. Garibay, RN, JD, CPHRM
Deputy General Counsel
GW Medical Faculty Associates
***and
Diane M. Lindquist, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer
GW Medical Faculty Associates
***and
Claire Pantoja RN,BSN,CCM
Clinical Documentation Specialist
GWUH

Resident Documentation in the Medical Record

Jan 7, 2015

James Scott, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Health Policy
George Washington University

Health Care Policy

Feb 4, 2015

Robert Zeman, MD
Professor of Radiology
Chairman, Department of Radiology
George Washington University

Business of Medicine

Feb 25, 2015 Research (noon session only)

Matthew G. Tuck, MD
DC VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
George Washington University

Medical Statistics Part II

Mar 4, 2015

Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A, MSCE
Director, Office for Clinical Practice Innovation
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy

Reducing urine sample contamination through use of an electronic application for patient-centered education
Mary Jacob, PGY 4
Emergency Medicine

Perioperative Diabetes Management Initiative
Gabrielle Brown, PGY 4
Anesthesia

The Effect of Self-Reported Limited English Proficiency on Patient Care and Satisfaction in the ER
Satisfaction in the ER
Paige Armstrong, PGY 4
Emergency Medicine

Clinical Practice Innovation Awards
Winner Presentations:
10 Minutes Each

Mar 18, 2015

Town Hall

 

Apr 1, 2015

Stephen L. Forssell, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology Program
Founding Director, Graduate Program in LGBT Health Policy & Practice
Co-Director, Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention in Minority Communities

LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program

May 6, 2015

John Pan, MD
Director, Center for Integrative Medicine
Clinical Professor, Dept. of OB/GYN
George Washington University

Alternative Medicine: What Every Resident Should Know

Jun 3, 2015

PS / QI Module

 

 

Dates Topics Speakers

Sept 4, 2013

PS / QI Module
Christopher Jordan
Suzanne Sweidan

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Intro Module: The Culture of Patient Safety

Oct 2, 2013

Babak Sarani, MD, FACS
Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery

Trauma

Oct 9, 2013 (Noon Session Only)

Research Conference Cortni B Romaine,
Outreach Coordinator HRPP

IRB Submission

Nov 6, 2013

Dr. Lisa Alexander
Assistant Dean for Community-Based Partnerships
Interim Chair of the Dept of Physician Assistant Studies

Understanding Physician Assistant Scope of Practice and Related Professional Issues

Dec 4, 2013

PS / QI Module
Christopher Jordan
Suzanne Sweidan

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Teamwork and Communication

Jan 8, 2014

Deborah B. Garibay, RN, JD, CPHRM
Deputy General Counsel
Office of the General Counsel, MFA

Medical Malpractice

Feb 5, 2014

Danielle Doberman, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Palliative Medicine Program

How to break bad news: tips from the field of palliative medicine

Feb 12, 2014

Research Conference
Khashayar Vaziri, MD FACS
Department of Surgery

Medical Database Research

Mar 5, 2014

PS / QI Module
Christopher Jordan
Suzanne Sweidan

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Mar 19, 2014 (Noon Session Only)

Town Hall
Carol Wright
Chair, Resident Committee

Topic Selection

Apr 2, 2014

Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A, MSCE
Director, Office for Clinical Practice Innovation
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy

Clinical Practice Innovation

May 7, 2014

Diane M. Lindquist, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer
GW Medical Faculty Associates

Coding and Compliance
(need to send out pretest)

Jun 4, 2014

PS / QI Module
Christopher Jordan
Suzanne Sweidan

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

 

Dates Topics Speakers Downloads

Sept 5, 2012

Gail Povar, M.D., MPH

Ethics

Audio

PowerPoint

Oct 3, 2012

John W. Crane, CLU, ChFC, MBA

Making a Successful Financial Transition from Resident to Attending

Audio

Oct 10, 2012

Dr. David Frankfurter

EBM, Study Design and Number

Audio
PowerPoint

Nov 7, 2012

Dr. James Scott

The Global Health Service Corps

Audio

Dec 5, 2012

David Parenti, M.D.

Infection Control and Patient Safety

Audio
PowerPoint

May 1, 2013

Hal Frazier, M.D.

The Business of Medical Practice

Power Point

 

Dates Topics Speakers Downloads

September 7, 2011

Catherine B. Gray, PharmD

FDA Bad Ad Program: The Prescriber's Role in Ensuring Truthful Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotion

Audio

PowerPoint

October 12, 2011

Michael T. Compton, M.D., MPH

The Ins and Outs, and Highs and Lows of Applying for a Research Grant

Audio

PowerPoint

November 2, 2011

Kate Goodrich, M.D., Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Patient Centered Outcomes Research

Audio
PowerPoint

January 4, 2012

Jeffrey Berger, M.D., MBA, Director, Anesthesiology Residency Program

Nancy Gaba, M.D., FACOG, Associate Dean for GME, Director, Ob/Gyn Residency Program

Finding a Job: Contracts and Negotiations

Audio
PowerPoint

February 1, 2012

Mehul J. Desai, M.D., MPH Director, Pain Medicine and Non-Operative Spine Services

Chronic Pain Management

Audio

February 8, 2012

Vincent Chiappinelli, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean, SMHS

Translational Research

Audio

March 7, 2012

Tenagne Haile-Mariam, M.D., Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Humanism in Medicine

Audio

April 4, 2012

Steven Davis, M.D., Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Health Reform

Audio

 

Dates Topics Speakers Downloads

January 5, 2011

Harold A. Frazier, II, M.D., FACS

Business of Medicine

Audio

PowerPoint

February 2, 2011

Christina M. Puchalski, M.D., FACP

Spirituality in Medicine

Audio

PowerPoint

February 9, 2011

Allen J. Solomon, M.D.

Rebecca Webb, CCRC

Navigating the IRB

Audio
PowerPoint

March 2, 2011

Bruno Petinaux, M.D.

Anthony MacIntyre, M.D.

Emergency Preparedness

Audio
PowerPoint

April 6, 2011

David Parenti, M.D.

Infection Control and Patient Safety

Audio
PowerPoint

May 4, 2011

Nancy Gaba, M.D.

Sleep and Fatigue Education in Residency

Audio
PowerPoint