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    Raj Panjabi, MD, MPH, physician with BWH Division of Global Equity and a graduate of the MGH Internal Medicine residency, is the 2017 TED Prize winner.

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  • 2016 Medical Education Award Winners

    Pictured left to right: David Silbersweig, Wendy DeMille, Julie Silver, Gifty Kwakye, Beverly Woo, Martina Horner, Kerri Palamara, Aidan Long, James Bartz, and David Beckmann

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  • Partners residents and fellows attended the 2017 Value-Based HealthCare Delivery course co-sponsored with Harvard Business School

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Centers of Expertise: Enrichment Opportunities

The Centers of Expertise offer residents and fellows an opportunity to explore areas of medicine and health care delivery relevant to all specialties such as quality and safety, global health, health care management, and health policy.

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Global and Humanitarian Health

Addressing the needs of vulnerable populations, the Center encompasses research and care delivery in varied resource-poor settings. Faculty bring expertise from many aspects of this complex domain.

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Health Policy and Management

The Center of Expertise in Health Policy and Management offers opportunities to understand the range of leadership roles and complexity of decision making  in academic health care management, as well as the impact that political and economic forces that shape the future of the health care market.

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Medical Education

Encompassing clinical teaching, medical education scholarship, and education administration and leadership, the Center creates high-impact opportunities for trainees.

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Patient Care Quality and Patient Safety

The Center focuses on aspects of safety and quality of care working and facilitates work with senior leaders in areas including just culture, patient-centered care, timeliness, efficiency, and equity.

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Clinician Administrative Burden and Burnout

Cultivating Meaning, Balance and Professional Satisfaction in the Practice of Medicine: Individual and Organizational Approaches” Lecture

Clinicians and hospital administrators from across Partners institutions are invited to attend a lecture by Tait Shanafelt, MD on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 – 11:30 am, at the Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. 

Dr. Shanafelt is a professor of medicine and hematology at the Mayo Clinic and director of the Clinic’s Program on Physician Well-Being.

Partners is offering 1.5 hours of CME credit for this lecture.

If you would like to attend, please register by May 9, 2017. Space is limited.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Maureen Goggin.

Save the Date: Visiting Professor Lectures

Lara Varpio, PhD, 2017 Partners Medical Education Visiting Professor: May 22 and May 23.
Dr. Varpio is the Associate Director of Research for the Health Professions Education graduate degree program at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) and is an editor of three journals. She is widely published and oversees multi-million dollar research grants. She will give three different sessions, each of which will be offered twice, to program directors, residents and fellows, and all Partners faculty and staff.

Program Director Retreat in May

The 1st Annual GME Program Director Retreat will take place on May 5, 2017 at 8am-2:30pm at the Assembly Row in Somerville. Julie Silver, MD, Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and John Herman, MD, Associate Chief of the MGH Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will serve as keynote speakers. Please contact Lori Berkowitz with any questions regarding the programming and Diane Sheehan to RSVP for the event.

Resident & Fellow Well-Being

The Partners Education Committee (PEC) has commissioned a Task Force to amplify institutional efforts to support trainee wellness. This aligns with national efforts such as the ACGME Initiative on Physician Well-Being. The PEC Trainee Well-Being Task Force is being chaired by Dr. Lori Berkowitz, Associate Director of GME, and includes program directors, faculty, and trainee representatives. If you would like to share specific ideas, please contact Alicja Martins.

Global and Humanitarian Health Blog

The Centers of Expertise in Global and Humanitarian Health maintains a blog where recipients of Partners Healthcare Travel Grants describe their travel experiences and post photos.