$200 – $250

Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS) 2017 Annual Meeting

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Boston Marriott Copley Place

Ballroom Salon F

110 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02116

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Join us for the 7th Annual Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS) Meeting!

Friday November 3, 2017

7am - 5pm

Boston Marriott Copley Place

Ballroom Salon F

Meeting fee: $200 (by 10/20/17)

Late fee: $250 (after 10/20/17)

The DOCS meeting will take place prior to the AAMC Meeting on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA.

Please note that in order to attend the DOCS meeting, the AAMC asks that you also register for at least one day of the Learn Serve Lead meeting.

Keynote Speaker: DOCS is thrilled to welcome Dr. Helen Riess to our Annual Meeting as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. Riess is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Havard Medical School and the Director of the Empathy and Relational Science Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research focuses on the neuroscience of emotions. She is Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Empathetics, Inc., a company that provides web-based empathy training and related relational skills solutions. Dr. Riess will be speaking on empathy in Clinical Skills education.

Photo of Helen (Helen)  Riess, MD

Preliminary Program

  • 7:00 am Registration/Networking/Mentor & Mentee Discussion Opportunity (Continental Breakfast)

  • 8:15-9:30 am Plenary Session and Keynote Speaker

  • 9:45-11:15 am Concurrent Session A: Workshops/Showcase

  • 11:15 am -1:00 pm Annual Business Meeting / Hot Topics / Committee Meetings (Lunch)

  • 1:15-2:45 pm Concurrent Session B: Workshops/Showcase

  • 2:45-3:30 pm POSTER SESSION--NEW this year!

  • 3:30-5:00 pm Concurrent Session C: Workshops/Showcase

  • 5:00 pm Adjourn

Workshop topics include:

  • Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)

  • Clinical skills in the Clerkships

  • Remediation of clinical skills

  • Integrating basic sciences and clinical skills

  • OSCE feedback

  • Clinical skills scholarship

  • Scoring rubric for H&Ps

  • Clinical reasoning

  • Evidence-based physical diagnosis

Showcase topics include:

Showcases provide an opportunity for multiple schools to share their approach to a hot topic

  • Sharing innovations in clinical skills courses

  • Preparing students for Step 2CS

  • Teaching the "advanced" physical exam

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Ballroom Salon F

110 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02116

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