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In March, Dr. Tim Graham and Dr. Andrew Sitzmann attended the Family Medicine Program Directors' Workshop and both presented at this national conference.

  • Dr. Graham presented two items; "Foundational Faculty Training: Using the STFM Residency Faculty Fundamentals Certificate Program" and "Navigating the Accreditation Landscape: Optimizing the STFM Residency Accreditation Toolkit."
  • Dr. Sitzmann was part of an "Innovation Showcase" where he presented the work in the FM program on quality improvement.

Dr. Binay Eapen and Dr. Perry Lin spoke at the annual ACGME educational conference on burnout and wellness in residency programs. Their presentation was one of four for being innovative in physician well-being! Their presentation "Focusing on the WHOLE: Wellness and Humanistic Optimization Led through Education" outlined an approach in providing residents the tools to persist through their high-stress-environment careers.

Congratulations to Dr. Noah Hagen, Internal Medicine PGY2, on presenting "Culinary Medicine at Mount Carmel West" at the 2018 Ohio Hospital Association annual educational conference.

Congratulations Dr. Jonathan Newsom, Family Medicine PGY2, who recently presented his poster titled "Generalized Weakness Disguising a Critical 'Pain in the Neck'" at the annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Noah Hagen, Internal Medicine PGY2, and Dr. Raj Singh, Internal Medicine PGY2, recently represented Mount Carmel Health and Ohio at the national American College of Physicians conference in New Orleans. They won the regional poster competition at the Ohio ACP conference to gain the honor to represent Ohio at the national ACP.

Congratulations to Dr. Tim Graham who presented a poster titled "Creating a Mosaic of Resident Performance Using Sub-competency-linked Electronic Formative Feedback to Enhance Professional Development." at the 2018 ACGME educational conference.

In May, the Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME) hosted their annual educational institute where participants from across the nation were able to learn about Graduate Medical Education, including the latest advancements and best practices. Mount Carmel had the opportunity to present at this national conference.

Dr. Tim Graham and Dr. Lowell Chambers presented "Optimizing Formative Feedback Through the Use of Subcompetency-Based Tools." They did an excellent job sharing how they have incorporated the use of Quick Notes into the evaluation process of the residents and how this has improved feedback during the rotation on a daily and weekly basis.

Dr. Richard Fankhauser and Nicole Qualls, JD, MPH presented "Perfecting the Self-Study: An Imperfect Art." They gave an excellent overview of the self-study process and how they prepared for this in the orthopedic program at Mount Carmel.

David Aufdencamp, Regional Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations, had the opportunity to present "Navigating the Seas in Graduate Medical Education Using Strategic Planning" where he shared Mount Carmel Graduate Medical Education's journey of creating a strategic plan and how it is used to help prepare for the future, especially with the transition to Mount Carmel Grove City.

Congratulations to Dr. Brianna Donaldson, Dr. Robert Battisti, and Dr. Perry Lin for having a poster accepted for presentation at the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine APDIM 2018 Fall Meeting. They will be presenting "Early Identification of At-Risk Residents: No Intern Left Behind."

Congratulations to our Residency Program Director, Dr. Anantha Padmanabhan, for being part of the teaching faculty at the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin National Conference this weekend. He presented "Current Trends in Colon Cancer and IBD in Indians and Indians in USA." Thank you Dr. Padmanabhan for representing Mount Carmel at this national meeting.

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Battisti and Dr. Briana Donaldson for being accepted to present a 90 minute workshop at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference. Their presentation is titled "No Intern Left Behind: Using a comprehensive introductory block to identify and improve at-risk learners early." This is the 6th year in a row that Mount Carmel has been represented as having someone present at this very prestigious, "super bowl" of national conferences. This will make the 3rd year in a row that the Internal Medicine program has presented.

Congratulations to Dr. Tim Graham, Family Medicine Program Director, Dr. John Jonesco, Associate Program Director Family Medicine, and Dr. Lowell Chambers, Program Director Surgery for having a submission accepted for presentation at the 2019 AHME Institute. In May 2019, they will present "Utilizing Formative Feedback in Instruction, Assessment, Decisions and the Formation of Individual Education Plans" at this prestigious national meeting.