2022 Fall Meeting Workshops

(listed alphabetically)

Building a Better Bootcamp – Brainstorming Ways to Support the Transition of Interns to Competent CA-1s and Developing Their Professional Identity

  • List programmatic differences in the clinical anesthesia transition period that exist among various residencies and discuss pros and cons of those differences.
  • Identify institutional limitations during the clinical anesthesia transition and brainstorm strategies to navigate those barriers.
  • Describe at least one area for improvement within the clinical anesthesia transition and create a strategy for enacting change in that area.

Communication in High Reliability Organizations: Implications for Professional Development and Intraoperative Patient Safety

  • Understand how the hierarchy of medicine may compromise patient safety.
  • Review examples across history and across fields outside of medicine to illustrate the advantages/disadvantages of hierarchy.
  • Recognize how personal and systemic factors perpetuate a strict hierarchical structure.
  • Describe strategies to establish an environment in which all members of the healthcare team may voice concerns/ thoughts/ observations.
  • Summarize practical strategies for improving communication amongst team members of all ranks to promote patient safety.

Guided Practice in Providing Mentorship for Developing a Professional Identity

  • Be able to describe the concept of professional identify.
  • Obtain a framework of how to develop a professional identity.
  • Be able to provide mentorship in developing a professional identity.

 How to Help Yourself and Others with Professional Identity Formation

  • Identify possible niches and professional identities within the clinical and academic anesthesia world.
  • Be able to describe the difference between coaching and mentoring.
  • Know which situations are optimal for coaching vs. which situations are optimal for mentoring.
  • Describe the characteristics of a great mentor/mentee relationship.
  • Identify optimal involvement and roles to help a mentee be successful via a mentor/mentee contract.

 Let’s Play! Fun Games to Learn Serious Skills for Impacting Team Dynamics

  • Identify the importance of clear communication and healthy team dynamics in the healthcare setting
  • Use games to practice communication skills with trainees
  • Discuss the importance of interactive and fun teaching techniques and their impact on team dynamics
  • Reflect on application of games in their own settings

Resident Remediation: How Can We Help Residents with Difficulties?

  • Identify necessary aspects to remediation as seen in educational literature.
  • Prepare a remediation plan for a resident struggling with medical knowledge and/or clinical decision making.
  • Sufficiently document all necessary components of remediation with a struggling resident.

The Impact of Race and Racism on Professional Identity Formation

  • Identify contributing factors to PIF related to race/ethnicity
  • Outline strategies for educators to support PIF in URiM faculty/learners.
  • Develop a toolkit to discuss PIF related to race/ethnicity
  • Develop strategies in implementing systematic culture change to improve diversity and enhance PIF in URiM faculty/learners.

Using the ACGME CE Milestones to promote professional identity development in current and future clinician educators.

  • Describe at least one way in which professional identity forms
  • Articulate the importance of professional identify development for clinician educators
  • Develop an action plan for using the ACGME clinician educator Milestones to promote professional identity development for you or your colleagues

Working Together to Enhance Residency Training: The Program Director and Coordinator Team
This workshop is designed for Program Directors and Program Coordinators to attend together as a team.

  • Utilize their combined character strengths to work more efficiently as a team in promoting their mission, selecting improvement targets and in developing a specific action plan.
  • Determine how best to work together to promote their mission/vision internally and externally, particularly with current and future learners.
  • Identify a target program element for improvement (orientation, learner assessment, learning environment, etc.) through conduct of a mini needs assessment.
  • Develop a plan of action for their team (PD and coordinator) for their selected "target" element.