Upcoming Presentation

Competencies and EPAs:  Key to a Continuum of Learning

Friday, May 15, 2015
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

OKC – Bird Library Auditorium/Tulsa - LC220


Presented by: 

Carol Aschenbrener, M.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the relationship of competencies, milestones and entrustable professional activities (EPAs)
  • Identify the advantages and short-comings of EPAs in the assessment of competencies
  • Explain the difference between entrustment as used in EPAs and current decision-making about levels of supervision          

Carol A. Aschenbrener, MD joined the AAMC in April 2004 after nearly 30 years as a medical school faculty member and administrator. She oversaw the medical school accreditation process (LCME) for two years, then spent five years in the new role of Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, focusing on the implementation of the AAMC’s strategic priorities and alignment of resources to ensure internal coordination of AAMC programs. In 2011 she assumed oversight of Medical Education, which spans the continuum of physician education and includes: Interprofessional Education, MedEdPORTAL and a series of initiatives aimed at leveraging integration of a competency-based framework for the continuum of formation of physicians. She has extensive executive experience including nine years in various Dean’s Office positions at The University of Iowa College of Medicine and four years as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her current professional interests include competency-based learning and assessment, interprofessional education, organizational culture, leadership development, and management of change.

 

 


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