At UPMC GME we offer professional development activities and opportunities that will enhance your skills as an educator. This includes methods on giving and receiving feedback, using innovative approaches in teaching, education and coaching on quality improvement and patient safety efforts, how to speak about and address physician wellness and many other topics. By harnessing UPMC’s integrated capabilities to deliver outstanding care, UPMC GME creates a model of professional development for our trainees that emphasizes clinical expertise, leadership skills and innovation.
UPMC GME provides a number of opportunities for professional development for our residents, fellows, and faculty:
The Academy of Master Educators recognizes and rewards excellence in education, strives to advance education through innovation and professional development of faculty, and supports and promotes educational scholarship.
Quality improvement (QI) experts Andrew Buchert, MD, and Dennis Phillips, MD, provide GME faculty and program directors with an overview of training and education in the QI process. They also discuss receiving and understanding data on quality metrics and engagement in QI activities.