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March 26 - March 27, 2021

Friday, March 26th

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12:30 - 12:40 ET

Welcome and Opening Remarks - NI VII Meeting Four

Hania Janek, PhD, MSMEL, Vice President, Education, Baylor Scott & White Health and NI VII Chair 

12:40 - 1:25 ET

Keynote Speaker - Salvaging and Sustaining Interprofessional Teaming in a COVID-19 CLE

Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, MHM, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Learning Environment, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

This engaging presentation will motivate and inspire NI participants to salvage teaming in this unprecedented COVID-19 environment.  It will also equip attendees with practical tips and tools on how to sustain the improvements made during National Initiative VII.

1:30 - 3:00 ET

Capstone Presentations and Time Capsule Self-Reflection Exercise

Cohort One: Transitions of Care

AdventHealth - Orlando, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, HonorHealth, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, St. Luke's University Health System and Aurora Health Care OBGYN

Cohort Two: Interprofessional/Communication/Relationships

Bassett Medical Center, Baystate Health, Billings Clinic, Cedars-Sinai, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, TriHealth and Aurora Health Care Cardiology

Cohort Three: Clinical/Quality Outcomes

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Aurora Health Care Family Medicine, Community Health Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Ocean Medical Center and UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Cohort Four: Teaming to Improve Care

Baylor Scott & White Health, Christiana Care Health, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital and Aurora Health Care Internal Medicine

Cohort Five: Program/Education

HealthPartners, Main Line Health, Monmouth Medical Center, Ochsner Health Systems, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Aurora Health Care GME and Aurora Health Care Radiology

3:00 - 4:00 ET

Report Outs to Large Group

Facilitator: Nicole Telhiard, DNP, CPN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and NI VII Vice Chair

Cohorts - Selected Presentation and Summary of Time Capsule Exercise

National Advisory Council Members - Response to Capstone Presentations


4:00 pm ET

Virtual Happy Hour/Networking Lounge: Annual Awards "Presented"

In addition to our traditional Weinberg and Innovation awards, we will celebrate the conclusion of National Initiative VII and recognize all participating teams. 

Saturday, March 27th

10:00 - 11:00 ET

National Initiative VII Summative Presentations: Cohorts One, Two and Three

Cohort One: Transitions of Care

Cohort Two: Interprofessional/Communication/Relationships

Cohort Three: Clinical/Quality Outcomes

Followed by: National Advisory Council Reactor Panel

11:00 - 11:45 ET

Poster Slam

The five highest rated poster submissions will be presented in a poster slam, i.e., executive summary, format by the following AIAMC members:

Building an Interprofessional Continuing Education Program to Optimize Teamwork and Patient Outcomes: Colleen Nichols, MD, Medical Director-CME, Advocate Aurora Health

Defining the Value Equation for GME - What Leaders Value and the Evidence of GME's ROI for Our System: Deborah Simpson, PhD, Director-Education, Advocate Health Care

Patient and Provider Perceptions of Rapid Telehealth Implementation During COVID-19 Pandemic: Amanda Solch, MSW, Program Manager, Performance Excellence, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Healthcare Career Exposure to a Socioeconomic Diverse High School Student Population During the COVID Pandemic: Lauren Knowles, Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Education and Programs Coordinator, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Enhancing Value-Based Care with Walk-in Clinic Hours: A PCP Intervention to Decrease Low Acuity Emergency Room Over-Utilization: Derek Baughman, MD, Resident Physician, PGY-2, WellSpan Health

11:45 - 12:30 ET

National Initiative VII Summative Presentations: Cohorts Four and Five

Cohort Four: Teaming to Improve Care

Cohort Five: Program/Education

Followed by: National Advisory Council Reactor Panel

12:30 - 1:30 ET

Closing Session: Until the Bitter Weather Passes: Well-Being and Courage in Times of Stress

Dael Waxman, MD, Professor of Family Medicine; Medical Director, Physician Well-Being for Medical Education; Medical Director, Patient-Centered Programming, CMC Mercy Atrium Health 

The psychological impact of the pandemic is far greater than the physical. How we meet, integrate, and adapt to it determines our individual and collective well-being.  This presentation will highlight learners’ and educators’ stories of challenge and triumph to illustrate evidence-based approaches to well-being.