Dr. Bob Crone will be a moderator at a health professions conference on April 28-29, 2016
SI’s President & CEO, Dr. Robert Crone will be moderating a discussion on “Designing the Future Healthcare Professional” at the Research & Innovations for Health Professions Conference hosted by IGHPE (Innovations in Global Health Professions Education) in Venice, Italy this April. The event focuses on research and innovations that advance performance of the health professions and is part of our ongoing aim to build an active health profession community inspired to lead transformative initiatives. For more information such as the program agenda, click here.
Dr. Bob Crone discusses How Changes in Graduate Medical Education in the United States May Impact Medical Education in the Gulf at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
SI’s President & CEO, Dr. Bob Crone is currently serving as Senior Advisor to the Dean on Academic Affairs at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. This month, Dr. Crone discusses graduate medical education’s impact in the Gulf region’s medical education. For more details, visit here.
SI’s President & CEO, Dr. Bob Crone was interviewed by Osmosis.org in their Leaders in Medical Education blog series on June 10, 2014 in which Dr. Crone shared his experiences in healthcare consulting and his thoughts and insights on trends and the future of medical education. Check out the interview here.
Osmosis is a personalized learning platform that helps students better retain and apply knowledge via a web- and mobile platform that takes advantage of cutting-edge cognitive techniques. Dr. Crone has been working with Osmosis since spring of 2014 and is currently on the clinical advisory board.
For the last 4 years, Strategy Implemented, Inc. (SI) has been working with The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) in developing a concept and strategy for a new medical school in the territory. SI congratulates UVI in receiving a $30 million donation for the development of a state-of-the-art medical school. The goal of the project is to develop a high-quality medical education program that relies heavily on the use of innovative teaching techniques, educational technology and community care training that produces knowledgeable and caring physicians committed to helping the Virgin Islands’ communities, President David Hall of the UVI explains. For more information, please go to:
The UVI Website: http://www.uvi.edu/news/articles/2014/12_126_medscho.aspx
The US Vigin Islands Governor’s Blog: http://www.governordejongh.com/blog/2014/04/uvi-gift.html
Innovations in Global Medical & Health Education Journal (IGMHE) is Launched
Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ) and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) have launched Innovations in Global Medical and Health Education on QScience.com, the digital publishing portal for academic research journals.
Innovations in Global Medical and Health Education is a new, peer-reviewed, open-access, international education journal that is dedicated to keeping medical healthcare educators, physicians, healthcare professionals and students abreast of issues related to global medical and health education.
The premiere edition features articles authored by leaders of 3 prominent international medical schools with American roots — American University of Beirut, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School — and 4 leaders of evidence-based accreditation, assessment and certification agencies — Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) and American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). In addition, this edition’s guest editor, Robert Crone of Strategy Implemented, Inc along with guest author Jenny Saaman of The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) also share their view of the trends in the globalization of medical education. To view all the articles in the premiere edition, click here.
World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH)
Date & Time: December 10-11, 2013
Location: Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) | Doha, Qatar
A distinguished audience of decision-makers and influencers from across the world convened to discuss practical, lasting and innovative solutions to global healthcare challenges. This high-profile event, which is the successor to last year’s Global Health Policy Summit in London, will bring together heads of state, ministers, senior government officials, academics, and influential business leaders. – See more at: http://www.wish-qatar.org/about-wish#sthash.hjnCfCC2.dpuf
AAMC Annual Meeting 2013: Technology Innovations in Global Medical Education Session
Date & Time: November 2, 2013 | 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown | 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Room: Franklin 8
The 2013 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting will feature a session series called Going Global, hosted by Dr. Jenny Samaan, Director of GHLO at the AAMC. Dr. Bob Crone of Strategy Implemented will chair one of the global sessions called Technology Innovations in Global Medical Education. This session discusses three US programs that all employ innovative medical education technologies:
- Transforming Medical Education Through Informatics by Marc Triola, MD, FACP, Associate Dean for Educational Informatics; Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
- Bringing the Rigor of the Airline Industry to Training and Assessment in Medicine by Deborah Sutherland, PhD, CEO, Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation; Associate VP, USF Health; Associate Dean, Continuing Professions Development, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Engaging a Global Community of Learners and Practitioners in the Care of the Critically Ill Child
by Jeffrey Burns, MD, MPH, Program Director, OPENPediatrics; Chief of Critical Care, Boston Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Ben Sachs Joins Strategy Implemented
Boston, August 14, 2013 – Internationally renowned academic physician and executive leader Dr. Ben Sachs has joined Strategy Implemented, Inc. (SI), a Boston-based consulting firm that provides customized solutions for evolving global healthcare and related educational industries. Most recently Dr. Sachs was the Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Medicine at Tulane University where he led the school’s comeback from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and helped build a new, city-wide, primary care network serving 200,000 people and oversaw multibillion dollar hospital replacement construction projects.
Dr. Sachs is currently leading the team at SI to provide a range of supportive programs to AMCs, community hospitals, health science campuses, medical schools as well as local, state and federal governments to improve the quality and efficiency of health programs while accommodating the challenges of the current environment. To learn more, click here.
ABMS Appoints Mira Irons, MD, as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Chicago, July 15, 2013 – American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization that oversees the certification and assessment of physician specialists in the United States, has appointed Mira Irons, MD, as the organization’s senior vice president for academic affairs.
Irons, who currently oversees clinical operations of the Division of Genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital and serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, in addition to running a busy clinical practice, will officially assume her ABMS role in October. She brings an impressive breadth and depth of experience in academic medicine, clinical practice, medical professional leadership and scientific research.
For more information, click here.
AAMC AAMC Launches New Global Health Education Initiative
Washington, D.C., July 15, 2013 – Consisting of a network of U.S. and international medical schools, the Association of American Board of Medical Colleges (AAMC)’s new Global Health Learning Opportunities (GHLO®) Collaborative provides final-year medical students in the U.S. and abroad with international opportunities to pursue clinical, research, or public health electives. The program also promotes faculty engagement and development of increased global awareness and understanding by allowing faculty to become better acquainted with medical students and patient care practices from cross-cultural perspectives. For more information go to www.aamc.org/ghlo.
AAMC Annual Meeting 2013: Learn • Serve • Lead
Date: November 1-6, 2013
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Mark your calendars for Learn • Serve • Lead: The AAMC 2013 Annual Meeting, a learning and networking event for academic medicine. For more information on the meeting, go to www.aamc.org.