Academy VGR: Identity Formation of Medical Students and Surgery Residents
The ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators Grand Rounds Series is pleased to present this virtual panel discussion with Dr. Mary Klingensmith, Dr. Douglas Smink, and Dr. Paula Termuhlen, moderated by Dr. Mohsen Shabahang, with welcoming remarks by Dr. Ajit K. Sachdeva. This Grand Rounds will focus on the concept of identity formation in the age of COVID. Identity formation is the process of internalizing values of a profession. The discussion will focus on factors associated with identity formation of learners in Surgery and how COVID may have affected that.
Participation in the Academy Virtual Grand Rounds is designated for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- Hospital administrators faculty
- Program directors
- Clerkship directors
- Practicing surgeons
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Describe, compare, and apply strategies for fostering identity formation in surgical trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Distinguish between strategies for supporting professional identity formation in surgical trainees prior to the pandemic and the challenges that have emerged as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Describe the effects of effectively forming a professional identity as a surgical trainee.
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In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all financial relationships with any commercial interest (termed by the ACCME as “ineligible companies”, defined below) held in the last 24 months (see below for definitions). Please note that first authors were required to collect and submit disclosure information on behalf all other authors/contributors, if applicable.
The ACCME defines an “ineligible company” as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients. Providers of clinical services directly to patients are NOT included in this definition.
Relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected. ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.
Conflict of Interest
Circumstances create a conflict of interest when an individual has an opportunity to affect CME content about products or services of an ineligible company with which he/she has a financial relationship.
The ACCME also requires that ACS manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during the educational activity, please report it on the evaluation.
Speaker and Moderator Disclosures
Mary E. Klingensmith, MD, FACS, MAMSE - Nothing to Disclose
Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, FACS, MAMSE - Nothing to Disclose
Paula M. Termuhlen, MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Program Committee Disclosures
Mohsen Shabahang, MD, PhD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME - Nothing to Disclose
L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM - Nothing to Disclose
Anthony Atala, MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
James C. Denneny III, MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Kathryn Spanknebel, MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
To received the CME certificate, participants will need to complete the following:
- Review all course materials
- Course evaluation
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Certificate of Completion
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