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Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment: An ACGME-UCLA Interactive Workshop
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Activity Name: Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment: An ACGME-UCLA Interactive Workshop
Needs Assessment:

UCLA is collaborating with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to co-sponsor regional faculty development opportunities dedicated to the needs of academic physicians. The initial offering is a faculty development course on the clinical evaluation and assessment of residents. Based on a successful week-long course, sponsored by the ACGME, this focused three-day course will explore competency-based medical education and include hands-on activities to develop faculty competencies in assessment. Participants will learn and employ multiple assessment tools and strategies, including an experiential component developing skills in feedback and direct observation. This course provides faculty with a concentrated dose of material on evaluation and assessment.

The target audience is faculty seeking to increase their knowledge and skills around the topic of assessment including core teaching faculty, program directors, associate program directors, clerkship directors, and other interested faculty.

Course Objectives:

Attendees will be provided with a foundation of knowledge in clinical assessment and evaluation during this interactive course. The goal of the course is to enhance faculty skills in competency-based assessment of residents and fellows.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be better able to:

  • Understand the goals and principles of competency-based medical education
  • Increase opportunities for trainee assessment that employ direct observation practices
  • Provide effective feedback to trainees during clinical education after actively participating in education simulations
  • Employ effective management strategies for their Clinical Competency Committees
  • Understand and use milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities
  • Apply resident remediation strategies and approaches to foster successful interventions
  • Create effective assessment systems to bring to their home institutions
Location Information
Meeting Location: UCLA Luskin Conference Center
Meeting Location URL:
Location Address: 425 Westwood Plaza
Location City: Los Angeles
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 90095
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 5/31/2017
End Date: 6/3/2017
  • $950.00 - Covers course fee, CME, competency-based assessment textbook, flash drive with course materials, three breakfasts, two lunches, breaks, one evening dinner. Lodging and travel expenses are the responsibility of attendees.
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Credit Information
Credit Amount: 21
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Sponsor Name: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
Sponsor Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Sponsor City: Los Angeles
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 90024
Sponsor Country: US
Contact Information
Contact Name: Eloisa Ayala
Contact Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Contact City: Los Angeles
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 90024
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 310-794-2620
Contact Email:

Type:     Live Activity
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