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GME Grand Rounds

Updated: 11.20.2014


GME Grand Rounds is a quarterly gathering of the Twin Cities Graduate Medical Education community. Sessions are held from 4:00-6:30 PM on the University of Minnesota campus (Map) and consist of a GME Forum, a Keynote Address, and a Reception. All members of the GME community across Twin Cities teaching hospitals and clinics are welcome. This page will be updated as future Grand Rounds are announced.

Contact information: please contact Carla Nelson via email nelso081@umn.edu or via phone 612-625-7634 if you have any questions about the content of this page or any other GME Grand Rounds-related questions.


Upcoming Grand Rounds


Date             Keynote Address Speaker Topic (click link to see flyer)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Mayo Auditorium(click link for directions)

Patrick Croskerry, MD, PhD, FRCP (Edin)

Clinical Decision-Making: Blinking or Thinking?

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Patrick Croskerry, one of the world's foremost experts in safety in emergency medicine and in diagnostic errors. In addition to his medical training, he holds a doctorate in Experimental Psychology and Fellowship in Clinical Psychology. He has worked in the area of Patient Safety for the last 15 years and has given over 400 talks on the topic at local, national and international levels. In 2006, he received the Ruedy award from the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada for innovation in medical education, and in the same year was appointed to the Board of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute.


Previous Grand Rounds


SpeakerTopic (click link to see flyer)
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Deborah E. Powell, MD

Click here for video of the keynote address.

Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report: Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education (GME)

Dr. Deborah Powell, Dean Emeritus of the University of Minnesota Medical School and a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education, will discuss the report of the Committee that was released on July 29, 2014.  Please join members of the GME community for a presentation of the Committe's recommendations, commentary about process and implications, and an open forum for questions and discussion.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

David C. Goodman, M.D., M.S.

Click here for video of the keynote address. 

Improving the Physician Workforce through Graduate Medical Education Reform

Please join us for this quarterly gathering of the GME community. We’re pleased to welcome Dr. David Goodman of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.  Dr. Goodman's primary research interest is the relationship of outcomes to health workforce supply and its implications for health workforce policy.  In his role as Co-PI of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, he also leads and mentors a wider range of projects investigating the causes and consequences of variation in health care capacity and utilization.  Dr. Goodman is the founder, with Professor Gwyn Bevan (London School of Economics), of the Wennberg International Collaborative, a research network that advances the study of unwarranted medical practice variation.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Muriel J. Bebeau, Ph.D.

A Theory-driven, Evidence-based Approach to Integrating Professional Identity Formation into Graduate Medical Education.

Please join us for this quarterly gathering of the GME community. We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Muriel (“Mickey”) Bebeau. Dr. Bebeau pioneered an interdisciplinary evidence-based approach to teaching ethics. Building on the work of seminal thinkers in the field of morality and identity, she extended the theory of moral sensitivity, judgment, identity, and action, advancing these fields in ways that make theory continuously relevant and expansive in professions education. Her recent publications address professional identity formation and transformation across the life-span.

Friday, September 6, 5:00-7:30 PM

T. R. Reid

Joint Medical Student-GME Grand Rounds and Deans’ Health Care Quality Forum

The Medical School and Graduate Medical Education Administration will host a health care quality forum on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 5:00-7:30 PM in Mayo Memorial Auditorium.  T.R. Reid, who has become one of the nation’s best-known reporters through his coverage of global affairs for The Washington Post, his books and documentary films, and his light-hearted commentaries on National Public Radio, will present “Is Health Care a Human Right? The Lesson From Other Rich Democracies.”  He is author of The New York Times bestseller The Healing of America and host of the PBS program Sick Around the World.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013Olle ten Cate, PhD

Working with EPAs in Competency-based Medical Training

Please join us for this quarterly gathering of the GME community. We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Olle ten Cate, Professor of Medical Education and Director of the Center for Research and Development of Education at the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands. Dr. ten Cate is the originator of the concept of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) in medical education. 

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

David A. Asch, MD, MBA

What Business Are We In?

Please join us for this quarterly gathering of the GME community. We’re pleased to welcome Dr. David Asch, Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Health Care Management, and Operations and Information Management at The Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Veterans Affairs. A reception will be held in the lobby from 5:30-6:30 PM following his talk.

Thu., December 13, 2012               


Louis Ling, MD              

The Next Accreditation System: What Does It Mean For My Program?

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us as we welcome Dr. Louis Ling back to the University of Minnesota to give us an update about his work on the Next Accreditation System at ACGME.  A reception will be held in the lobby following his talk.



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