20th Annual MHPE Summer Conference
August 1-2, 2019

The Health Humanities in Health Professions Education

Greetings from the Conference Chair

Michael Blackie, PhD
MHPE Conference Chair 2019

The theme for this year’s conference is “The Health Humanities in Health Professions Education”.

Our keynote speakers are Joseph Zarconi, MD, Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Health Affairs at Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Catherine Belling, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

About the Annual MHPE Summer Conference

The purpose of this activity is to provide a venue for Master of Health Professions Education students and alumni to showcase their work, network with peers and faculty, and lay the groundwork for future collaborations. This two-day conference follows the residency for students completing core course work in the MHPE Online program and is also a part of welcoming the new incoming MHPE students.

This conference is for MHPE students, alumni, faculty, and staff.  For more information about the MHPE Summer Conference please email Laura Schaaf at lpschaaf@uic.edu

Schedule-at-a-Glance
(as of 7/2/19)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

8:00-8:30 – Coffee & Registration

8:30-8:50 – Welcomes

8:50-9:55 – Keynote Address – Joseph Zarconi, MD, Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Health Affairs, Northeast Ohio Medical University

10:15-11:45 – Breakout Session 1

Concurrent Session 1A – Workshop
Reflective Practice Workshop – Joseph Zarconi, MD

Concurrent Session 1B – Workshop
Reflective Practice Workshop – Anna Maria Gramelspacher, MA, MD

Concurrent Session 1C – Workshop
Reflective Practice Workshop – Michael Blackie, PhD

Concurrent Session 1D – Works-in-Progress Roundtable Discussion (Facilitator: Yoon Soo Park, PhD)
Development of a Breast Abscess Management Curriculum – Amanda Phares, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Objective Structured Clinical Examination (PROSCE) 2020: A Formative Assessment for North American Fellows – Megan Curran, MD

Concurrent Session 1E – Completed Project Roundtable Discussion (Facilitator: Laura Hirshfield, PhD)
Minimum Milestone Achievement Expectations for Family Medicine Residents Graduating from ACGME-Accredited Programs- Timothy Graham, MD

Which Emergency Medicine Milestone Sub-Competencies are Identified through Workplace-Based Narrative Assessments? – David Diller, MD

11:45 – 1:00 – Working Lunch: Networking, Navigation Team Meetings, and Narrative Medicine Workshop

Workshop – Narrative Medicine Pedagogy 101: A Primer for Non-English Literature PhD’s – Susan Arjmand, MD, MHPE

1:10 – 2:05- Paper Session 1: Developing and Implementing OSCEs (Discussant: Christine Park, MD)

Successful Implementation of ACS-ERRA and ACS-OSCE in a Competency-Based Curriculum for PGY1 General Surgery Residents – Elizabeth Huffman, MD

The Pediatric Rheumatology Objective Structured Clinical Examination – Megan Curran, MD

2:25 – 3:55- Breakout Session 2

Concurrent Session 2A – Workshop

Reflective Practice Workshop – Joseph Zarconi, MD

Concurrent Session 2B – Workshop
Reflective Practice Workshop – Anna Maria Gramelspacher, MA, MD

Concurrent Session 2C – Workshop
Reflective Practice Workshop – Michael Blackie, PhD

Concurrent Session 2D – Works-in-Progress Roundtable Discussion (Facilitator: Sandra Yingling, PhD)
Evaluating the Relationship between Motivation, Self-Efficacy, and Competence in a Pediatric Residency Mastery Simulation Course – Nadia Bajwa, MD, MHPE

Toward Describing Successful Practice within Health Systems Science among Entering Residents: A Multi-Site Qualitative Grounded Theory Study – Heather Ridinger, MD

Concurrent Session 2E – Completed Project Roundtable Discussion (Facilitator: Timothy Murphy, PhD)
Enhancing Anatomy Learning with Innovative Self-Guided Digital Anatomy Table Activities- Aftab Merchant, MBBS, FCPS

A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Emergency Medicine Residents’ Preferred Listening Styles- Xiao Chi (Tony) Zhang, MD, MS

Content of a Feed-Forward Letter from Medical Schools to Surgery Residency Programs – Jeremy Lipman, MD

4:05 – 5:00- Paper Session 2: Developing Clinical Expertise (Discussant: Janet Riddle, MD)

Surgeon’s Expertise during Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: An Expert-Novice Comparison Using Think Aloud Method – Iman Ghaderi, MD, MSc, MHPE

Go Run That Code: Developing Trust in Trainees to Lead Pediatric Resuscitations – Sushant Srinivasan, MD, MHPE

5:10 – 6:10- MHPE Graduate Recognition & Stole Ceremony

6:10- UIC Department of Medical Education 60th Anniversary Reception

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

8:00-8:30- Coffee & Registration

8:30-9:35 – Keynote Address – Catherine Belling, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

9:35 – 10:30 – Paper Session 3: Predicting Success – Factors in Selection (Discussant: Kristi Kirschner, MD)

Validity Evidence of Multiple Mini Interviews for Holistic Admissions in Physical Therapy Education – Elizabeth Gmitter, PhD, PT, MS

Thematic Analysis of Emergency Medicine Applicants’ Personal Statements – Xiao Chi (Tony) Zhang, MD, MS

10:50-11:45 – Paper Session 4: Assessing Clinical Competence (Discussant: Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE)

Can Professionalism Mini-Evaluation Exercise Scores Predict Residency Performance? Validity Evidence across Five Longitudinal Cohorts – Nadia Bajwa, MD, MHPE

Composite Reliability of a National Multi-Assessment System in Postgraduate Surgical Training – Dara O’Keeffe, MB BCh BAO MRCS

11:45 – 12:05- Health Humanities in the Medical School Curriculum – Michael Blackie, PhD

12:05 – 12:20- Closing Remarks and Best Conference Abstract Award

1:00 – 4:00- MHPE Thesis Mentoring Workshop (optional) (Moderators: Laura Hirshfield, PhD and Yoon Soo Park, PhD)

Conference Locations

UIC College of Medicine (West)

1853 West Polk (entrance)
Chicago, Illinois

The conference will be held in the UIC College of Medicine West on the 2nd and 3rd floors in the Learning Center. The plenary session will be in the Auditorium – Room 227.