Connecting education to exceptional patient care.


October 15 - October 15, 2021

Friday, October 15th

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM ET

Welcome and Opening Remarks

National Initiative VIII Co-Chairs David Kountz, MD, MBA, FACP, Vice President, Academic Affairs, and Co-Chief Academic Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health, and Virginia “Ginny” Mohl, MD, PhD, DIO and Medical Director, Education, Billings Clinic 

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM ET

The Patient’s Voice

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM ET

NI VIII Project Intros

Team Leaders @ 30 seconds each

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Keynote Speaker

Moral Determinants of Health 

Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)  

 (45-minute presentation, 15 min Q & A)

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM ET

Reflections on the Keynote Presentation and Meet Your Cohort Colleagues

Breakout Rooms

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM ET


12:15 PM - 1:40 PM ET

Evaluation Driving Curriculum

Deborah Simpson PhD, James P. Orlando EdD, Theresa Azevedo-Rousso, MPA 

1. List the steps associated with a systematic program evaluation 

2. Identify processes, throughout the initial steps, to ensure credible and useful information; 

3. Draft evaluation blueprints stakeholders x evidence x method

12:15 PM

Didactic Session: Start with the End in Mind – Your Data – Drives your Objectives

Review the evaluation process (per the JGME Program Evaluation Rip Out Series)

Evaluation Models

Review Facilitated Breakout Worksheet Tasks 

12:45 PM

Facilitated Break Outs

Part One:  Whip Around (90 second each; 10 minutes total):

If you (as a stakeholder) could vision your project at completion – what would make you super excited; what does success look like? 

What evidence would convince your stakeholders (you, your team, your DIO, your C-Suite, your community) that this project was a success?

Part Two:  Complete Stakeholder Worksheet (30 minutes)

Interactive Q/A + Debrief during working time

1:30 PM

Return to Main Room

Debrief selected small groups

Examples of NI-VII’s Sharing Story with their Stakeholder Summary 

Summary & Closing

1:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Bio Break

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Introduction of Project Management Plan and NI VIII Roadmap

Kimberly Pierce Burke AIAMC Executive Director

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM ET

National Advisory Council (NAC) Reactor Panel to Meeting One

Philip Alberti, PhD, Senior Director, Health Equity Research and Policy, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 

Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Workforce, American Hospital Association (AHA

Lisa Howley, PhD, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 

William McDade, MD, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Laney McDougal, MS, Director, Medically Underserved Areas/Populations and GME, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Barbara Ross- Lee, DO, Chair, Racism and Injustice in Healthcare Education Adaptive Working Group, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Meeting One Closing Remarks

 National Initiative VIII Co-Chairs David Kountz, MD, MBA, and Virginia “Ginny”  Mohl, MD, PhD 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Optional Virtual Happy Hour