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2018 AAMC Conference

More than 4,600 people attended the Association of American Medical Colleges 2018 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas in early November.  It was a tremendous opportunity for medical educators, learners, researchers, patient care providers, administrators, and health system leaders as they shared innovations, best practices, and insights during more than 130 education sessions and over 80 networking events. Some of the topics they collaborated on were clinician well-being, advocacy and activism, the importance of providing affordable health care solutions, and fostering diversity in academic medicine. 

 

To access videos of the plenary sessions, highlighted lectures and other presentations, please follow this link: AAMC Highlights.


 

News Releases

Gregory Ogrinc Named Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Hanover, October 19, 2017 - Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, announced today that Gregory Ogrinc, MD, MS, an internationally recognized innovator in medical education, has been named the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, a role that he has served in on an interim basis since 2014.

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The Power of Philanthropy: Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $38 Million Gift, Will Lead National Institute to Transform Medical Education

Milwaukee, June 8, 2017 – The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) received its largest philanthropic gift of $37.8 million from the Kern Family and the Kern Family Foundation to establish the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education (Kern Institute).

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Medical Schools Join Together to Transform Medical Education

Coast-to-Coast Institute of Seven Medical Schools Formed, the Medical College of Wisconsin to Lead

Milwaukee, June 8, 2017–Changes in health care nationwide have created a need for medical schools to respond with innovative methods to prepare physicians to meet the new demands of the profession. Seven medical schools across the country are driving catalytic change in how physicians learn through the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education (Kern Institute).

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Kern Institute: Transforming Medical Education

The next milestone in the Medical College of Wisconsin's journey to lead the way in transformational healthcare education is the recent establishment of the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education (Kern Institute). The Kern Institute is supported by an exceptionally generous gift of $37.8 million (the largest individual non-corporate gift ever given to MCW) by the Kern Family and the Kern Family Foundation.

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MCW, Kern Institute Featured in Modern Healthcare

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and its President and CEO Dr. John Raymond were featured in a Modern Healthcare article, "Medical schools aim to make curricula mirror the real world," published online July 24, 2017.

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Medical College of Wisconsin
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