Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators

TIME Lecture Series

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TIME (Today's Innovations in Medical Education) is a lecture series for anyone within the Feinberg community who has a passion for medical education. Topics often highlight advances in technology, new pedagogy and emerging best practices in health professions education.

Next Lecture - Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 

Teaching Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement Across the Continuum of Medical Education

Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP, FAHA
Vice President of Health Outcomes at the American Medical Association
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fellow for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Kate Kirley, MD, MS
Director of Chronic Disease Prevention in the Improving Health Outcomes group at the American Medical Association

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm 
Baldwin Auditorium
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

 

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 Tuesday, August 21st TIME Lecture: additional information

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Title: Teaching Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement Across the Continuum of Medical Education

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe why accurate blood pressure measurements are important in hypertension diagnosis and management.
  • List the key steps to measuring blood pressure correctly and the implications of obtaining inaccurate readings.
  • Recognize educational gaps identified in medical students, residents and fellows when learning blood pressure measurement skills and retaining those skills over time.
  • Review educational needs for improving and sustaining blood pressure measurement skills.
  • Propose potential solutions to address educational gaps and needs to improve blood pressure measurement skills.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

Dr. Michael Rakotz has nothing to disclose. Dr. Kate Kirley has nothing to disclose. Course director Dr. Walter Eppich has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: Clara J. Schroedl, MD, Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education, Sheryl Corey, Manager of Continuing Medical Education, Jen Banys, Rhea Alexis Banks and Allison McCollum.

Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 Save the Date: Upcoming TIME Lectures

 

September

Speaker: 

Richard K. Reznick, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon)
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
CEO, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization

Title: TBD

Friday, September 21 , 2018
Part of Medical Education Day

Location TBD

October

Speaker:

Jennifer L Trainor, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Medical Education

Title: TBD

Tuesday, October 16th , 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Baldwin Auditorium
303 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

November

Speaker:

Patricia M Garcia, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Curriculum
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) and Medical Education

Title: TBD

Tuesday, November 20th , 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Baldwin Auditorium
303 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

December

Speaker:

Brigid M Dolan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Title: TBD

Tuesday, December 18th , 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Baldwin Auditorium
303 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

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