Closing the Gap Between Undergraduate Medical Education and Practice Realities of Today and Tomorrow

Presented by Lotte Dyrbye, MD on September 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm

During this session Dr. Dyrbye, the PI on Mayo Medical School’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Grant, will describe efforts to design, implement, and evaluate a new model of science of health care delivery (SHCD) education, generate milestones specific to SHCD and novel assessment tools, and a ‘resiliency toolbox’ of resources and to better prepare students to care for themselves and each other

Presenter Bios

Lotte Dyrbye MD, MHPE, FACP  is Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medical Education, and Consultant in the Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.  She is also Associate Chair for Faculty Development, Staff Satisfaction, and Diversity for the Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, and Associate Director of the Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-being.  She is the Primary Investigator on Mayo Medical School’s grant “Accelerating Change in Medical Education,” awarded by the AMA.

Dr. Dyrbye is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School where she was selected AOA and she subsequently completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington.  She also holds a Masters in Health Profession Education from University of Illinois completed in 2009.  She is a past councilor for Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine.  She has published 74 peer-reviewed publications many in elite journals.  In 2008 she received the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine Charles H Griffith Educational research award – awarded to the single Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine member who has made the greatest impact on medical education over the preceding year.  In 2012, she received the only ABIM Professionalism Article Prize in the field of medical education and training for her article “A Multi-Institutional Study Exploring the Impact of Positive Mental Health on Medical Students’ Professionalism in an Era of High Burnout,” published in Academic Medicine.  In 2014, she was award the Deans recognition award for her contributions to Mayo Medical School. Her research interests are focused on medical student competency, professionalism, and well-being and she has received 11 competitive research grants to support this work.  Lotte is currently recognized as the world expert on medical student, resident, and physician well-being.