GMEcast is an education resource for the entire GME community. Each 15 to 20 minute podcast features GME experts discussing topics especially curated to support and bolster your training program.
Each podcast is approved for 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™.
This podcast discusses Physicians in the Military, with specific focus on deployment, benefits, and the real need for physicians in all branches of the military. Dr. Greg Bump, our DIO, interviews Dr. Gregory Watson, a general and trauma surgeon and Dr. Watson also shares incredibly meaningful experiences and thoughts from his military service.
This podcast discusses Clinical Informatics, including its impact on patients and the healthcare system and how clinical informatics is used at UPMC. Join Drs. Bump and Bober as they discuss the current Clinical Informatics opportunities for GME trainees and the exciting outlook for Clinical informatics as a career.
Medical error disclosure is challenging and many healthcare providers do not receive dedicated training for this difficult task. Please join Drs. Hamilton and Brown as they outline a practical framework to follow when disclosing medical errors.Listen Now
Please join Drs. Kristian Feterik and Julie McCausland discuss maximizing your impact in providing optimal patient care in the "Open Notes” era. Learn how real time accessibility of "Open Notes” can empower patients and families towards better health awareness with EHR best practices.Listen Now
Please join Ms. Susan Baida from the UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion as she speaks with Dr. Julie McCausland about UPMC's efforts to address the impact of the 2019 Pittsburgh disparities report. Current UPMC initiatives to counter these disparities and community resources for these efforts are shared while highlighting the intersecting narratives of healthcare, communities, and medical education and how they are united.Listen Now
Please join Dr. Greg Bump, DIO and Chaton Turner, JD, UPMC Senior Associate Counsel and Senior Director Disabilities Services for part 2 of a discussion on medical errors. Medical error disclosure can be stressful and frightening for physicians. This podcast describes the frequency of medical errors and provides guidance on how to talk about this sensitive topic with patients and families.Listen Now
Please join Drs. Julie McCausland and Tracey Conti for part II of our podcast on healthcare disparities. Dr. Conti speaks to the challenges in improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the individual program level in graduate medical education at UPMC. System and program level approaches are discussed, and efforts towards meaningful change in medical education are reflected upon.Listen Now
Please join Dr. Greg Bump, DIO and Chaton Turner, JD, UPMC Senior Associate Counsel and Senior Director Disabilities Services, as they discuss the practical aspects of error and safety reporting. This podcast focuses on the frequency and types of medical errors as well as barriers to reporting medical errors. The speakers also discuss the process for error reporting at UPMC and what to expect after an error is reported.Listen Now
This podcast reviews Holistic Review and the impact of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Holistic Review is a process of evaluating an applicant as a “whole” with careful consideration of her/ his journey through personal experiences, attributes, and academic performance/ metrics, such that there is no disproportionate focus on only 1 factor.Listen now
Quality improvement is an important process during medical training. This podcast provides program directors and GME faculty with an overview of training and education in the QI process, receiving and understanding data on quality metric and engagement in quality improvement activities. UPMC QI resources are also discussed.Listen now
Contact the UPMC Graduate Medical Education office.