Archived Programs

Curriculum for Leadership and Development


Cultural Diversity Workshop

Instructor: Denice Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA*
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Length: 3 hours

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Objectives for this session:

  1. Participants will learn the importance of clinical applications of culturally competent care
  2. Minority Faculty Development including lessons from the field and emerging resilience research
  3. Cultural Competence in a Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Becoming a More Productive Writer

Instructor: Susan R. Johnson, MD*
Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Length: 1 hour & 40 minutes

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Objectives for this session:

  1. Participants will learn the importance of the elements of an infrastructure to support writing
  2. Understand the theoretical concept "write to think," and how to apply to your own writing
  3. Understand the method of writing in regular, brief sessions
  4. Develop strategies for breaking writer's block

Academic Medicine and Industry: Managing Conflicts While Developing Relationships

Instructor: Jordan Cohen, MD*
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Length: 1 hour

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Objectives for this session:

  1. Provide attendees a better understanding of how to manage potential conflicts of interest that may arise when collaborating with industry
  2. Review the various conflicts that may arise within the practice of medicine
  3. Learn about the Physician Payment Sunshine Act which will require pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals.

Harassment: What Is It and How Do We Prevent It?

Instructor: Sidney Steinberg*
Date: February 13, 2012
Length: 1 hour

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Objectives for this session:

  1. What is harassment?
  2. What is NOT harassment?
  3. What are your responsibilities?
  4. What should you do if harassment comes to your attention?

Berkowitz Humanism in Medicine Lecture: Why do we make it so difficult to die well in American health care institutions?

Instructor: Art Caplan, PhD
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2012
Length: 1 hour & 10 minutes

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Objectives for this session:

  1. Participants will learn about advanced directives and why don't they work very well?
  2. What is POLST and is that likely to work any better?
  3. For patients, what matters to them in terms of autonomy?
  4. Should doctors be more paternalistic and if so how can this be done ethically?
  5. Make clear who has decision making authority when patients cannot communicate or even when they can.