Please note that all sessions are at 12 PM Eastern Time

March 5 - Session 1

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The Third Pillar of Medical Education: Health Systems Science

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In this introductory session, the core twelve domains of health systems science (HSS) will be defined and the historical evolution of HSS that has resulted in the development and implementation of HSS into medical education will be described.  The necessary characteristics of health systems and providers that are grounded in HSS tenets will be discussed. This session will set the stage for the remainder of the series, which will more particularly address incorporation of HSS into undergraduate and graduate medical education, culminating in a final session describing challenges that have been faced. 

March 12 - Session 2

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Health Systems Science: The Pre-Clinical Years in Medical School

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The US health care system is failing many patients and clinicians today. Medical education must be a part of the solution, as all future physicians need the knowledge and skills to lead and participate in innovations to improve outcomes. This webinar describes a unique partnership between undergraduate medical education and an academic health system that allows early medical students to learn health systems improvement by contributing to real-time efforts. It features medical educators and health systems leaders as well as inspirational stories of student learning and project impact. 

March 19 - Session 3

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Health Systems Science: The Clinical Years (and transition) in Medical School

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March 26 - Session 4

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Preparing Faculty to Teach HSS in the Clinical Learning Environment

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In prior sessions of this series, participants learned about the development of the HSS and its critical role to student learning in modern healthcare as well as opportunities for implementing HSS into medical school curricula.  In this session, participant learning will focus on varied roles faculty can play in enhancing (or hindering) student learning of HSS in the pre-clinical and clinical environment.  The importance of faculty understanding and engagement in health systems priorities with the goal of achieving mutual benefit will be discussed.  

April 2 - Session 5

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The Broccoli of US Medical Education: Key Health Systems Science Challenges