Call for Abstracts of Educational Research and/or
Innovations due November 15
The fifth annual
Education Scholarship & Innovation Symposium, hosted by the Academy of Medical
Educators, will take place on Tuesday, Jan.
31, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
students, residents, graduate students, post-docs and faculty are invited to
submit an abstract on educational research and/or innovations in the health
sciences professions. Abstracts are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15. All
abstracts will be considered for poster presentations, with a minority selected
for oral presentations. Please see the site for further details.
here for details about the abstract submission process and the symposium.
Big Data in the Era of Data-Driven Health Care
By Michael G. Kahn, Michael J. Ames and Janet Corral
“Big Data” are big words these days, often used to describe
the next transformative force in health care. So, what does this term mean? How
will it impact clinical care, teaching and research? And, what do I need to
know to incorporate these new ideas into my career?
Rural Track Increases Physicians Serving in
Colorado’s Rural Areas
By Mark Deutchman, MD, Director, Rural Track, Associate Dean
for Rural Health
Colorado’s rural areas are short of physicians, particularly
those who specialize in primary care. To address that shortage, the University
of Colorado School of Medicine created the Rural Track eleven years ago. CU is
one of only 30 medical schools in the U.S. with a program aimed at attracting,
admitting and nurturing students who aspire to become rural physicians. Our Rural
Track has a successful record of producing rural physicians for our state.
Here are some of our results: Read more.