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2018 AUPN Neurology Program Directors Workshop

2018 AUPN Neurology Program Directors Workshop 

Registration:
Online registration has closed, but individuals are welcome to register onsite.
$70.00
hors d'oeuvres served


Saturday, April 21 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hotel: Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown

Room:
Orpheum A

Speakers:
Erica Schuyler, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Zachary London, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals
Ms. Eleanor Fitzpatrick, ECFMG
Subhendu Rath, MD,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Proleta Datta, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
Ehtesham Khalid, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

Course Description: 
The 2018 Program Director’s workshop will focus on the International Medical Graduate (IMG) trainee. The first part of this workshop will provide an overview of current and future contributions of IMGs to the neurology workforce as well as discuss how to approach the selection process of IMGs and what PDs need to know about complying with immigration laws and visas. The second part of the workshop will focus on the IMG resident experience. A panel of internationally trained neurology trainees and faculty will share their experiences with preparing for US residency, orientation to the US healthcare system, discrimination in the workplace, and other relevant topics to PDs. Group discussion will be focused on how neurology PDs can promote a training environment that will optimize the wellness and success of our IMG residents.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of current and potential future contributions of IMGs to the neurology workforce. 
  2. Understand how to approach the selection process of IMGs as well as comply with immigration laws and visas. 
  3. Engage in a productive discussion about the current experiences and challenges that IMGs face with the goal of improving IMG resident wellness and success. 

Agenda/Presentation Slides:

1:00-1:05: Introduction/Welcome

Zachary London, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals

1:05-1:20: Overview of IMGs in the Neurology Workforce and in GME

Erica Schuyler, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

1:20-1:45: Overview of ECFMG and Process for IMGs to Train in the United States

Ms. Eleanor Fitzpatrick, ECFMG

1:45-2:00: Panel Discussion on the IMG Resident Experience  

Subhendu Rath, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Poleta Datta, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco

Ehtesham Khalid, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Erica Schuyler, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (moderator)

2:00-2:20: Group Discussion on Current Process for Welcoming and Orientating IMGs

Zachary London, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals (moderator)

2:20-2:35:  Advising IMG Residents in Career Planning

Erica Schuyler, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

2:35-2:55: Open Discussion/Q&A

Zachary London, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals (moderator)

2:55-3:00: Closing Remarks

Erica Schuyler, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


 

 

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