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International Conference on Medical Education

Catalyzing Change to Improve the Quality of Health Care

November 21–22, 2014
Mövenpick Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon

Program

Highlight!
Hands-on experience through workshops and round tables

CME Credits Offered

Friday, November 21, 2014

LOCATION  MÖVENPICK HOTEL- BEIRUT

8:00-9:00   REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
9:00-9:15  WELCOME BY DEAN COMAIR
9:15-10:45

 PANEL DISCUSSION:                                                                            Challenges in Medical Education
 Representatives from Lebanese Medical Schools

10:45-12:00  OPENING CEREMONY AND RECEPTION
12:00-12:30

 PLENARY 1:  
 Medical Education and the Healthcare Service: A  Lifelong Symbiosis
 Speaker: Janet Grant, PhD
 Moderator: Elissar Dagher Nohra, MD
                         (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik)

12:30-13:00
 PLENARY 2:
 Creating Leaders and Scholars to Improve the Quality of  Healthcare

 Speaker: Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE
 Moderator: Imad El Hajj, MD
                         (University of Balamand) 
 
13:00-13:30
 PLENARY 3:
 Measurements, Outcomes and the Pursuit of Perfection

 Speaker: Fady Charbel, MD, FAANS, FACS
 Moderator: Omar Hamaoui, MD  
                         (Clemenceau Medical Center)
 
13:30-14:30  LUNCH
14:30-16:00

 CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS:

 WORKSHOP 1:
 Sources of Error During Verbal/Non-Verbal and/or written  Communication
 Speaker: Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE

 WORKSHOP 2:
 How to Build an Examination: The Basics
 Speaker: John Norcini, PhD

 WORKSHOP 3:
 Teaching and Assessing Professionalism
 Speakers: Katharine Boursicot, MD & Trudie Roberts, MD

 WORKSHOP 4:
 Research in Simulation-Based Education
  Speaker: John (Jack) R. Boulet, PhD 

 WORKSHOP 5:
 Continuing Professional Development for Health Service  Improvement

 Speaker: Janet Grant, PhD

16:00-16:30  COFFEE BREAK
16:30-17:30


 PLENARY 3:
 National (US) Assessment Programs and the Quality of  Care

 Speaker: John Norcini, PhD
 Moderators: Elie Gharios, MD
                           (Mount Lebanon Hospital) 
                           & Salah Zeineldine, MD
                          (American University of Beirut)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014

LOCATION FROM 8:00 TO 12:00  CHAGOURY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - BYBLOS CAMPUS
LOCATION FROM 13:00 TO  17:45  MÖVENPICK HOTEL- BEIRUT

7:30  TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED FROM MÖVENPICK  HOTEL OR LAUMC-RH TO LAU BYBLOS CAMPUS
8:45-9:00  COFFEE
9:00-12:00  CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: (registration required)

 WORKSHOP A:
 Teacher Assessment: Methods for the Educational  Workplace
 
Speaker: John Norcini, PhD

 WORKSHOP B:
 Tips for Improving OSCE Stations

 Speakers: Katherine Bouriscot, MD & Trudie Roberts, MD

 WORKSHOP C:
 Developing and Scoring Simulation-Based Assessments

 Speaker:John (Jack) R. Boulet, PhD   

 WORKSHOP D:
 
Managing Change in a Medical Context
 Speaker: Janet Grant, PhD

 WORKSHOP E:
 Patient Safety and Medical Errors
 
Speaker: Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE

12:00  TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED FROM LAU BYBLOS  TO MÖVENPICK  HOTEL OR LAUMC-RH 
13:00-14:00  LUNCH/ MEET THE EXPERTS
14:00-15:30  CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: 

 WORKSHOP 6:
 A Beginner’s Guide to Setting Standards

 Speaker: John Norcini, PhD

 WORKSHOP 7:
 Getting Published
 Speaker: Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE

 WORKSHOP 8:
 Developing Diagnostic Skills

 Speaker: Janet Grant, PhD

 WORKSHOP 9:
 Teaching and Assessment Using Simulations

 Speaker:John (Jack) R. Boulet, PhD

15:30-16:00  COFFEE BREAK
16:00-16:30

PLENARY 5:
 Performance Assessment at Undergraduate and  Postgraduate Levels: The OSCE
 Speaker: Katharine Boursicot, MD
 Moderator: Jacques Choucair, MD
                         (St-Joseph University)

16:30-17:00


 PLENARY 6:
 Simulation to Improve Patient Safety: Challenges and  Opportunities 
 Speaker:John (Jack) R. Boulet, PhD  
 Moderator: Mohamad Houri, MD  
                          (Beirut Arab University)

17:0-17:30
 PLENARY 7:
 Professional Integrity: Challenges and Consequences

 Speaker: Trudie Roberts, MD
 Moderator: Fadi Abou-Mrad, MD, PhD
                        (Lebanese University)
 
17:30-17:45  CLOSING REMARKS
 Youssef Comair, MD,FRCSC
 Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE

 


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