NEGEA 2013 Annual Retreat
April 12-13
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City

Innovations in Medical Education:
Aligning Values and Competencies

We are excited to let you know that we have had a huge number of pre-registrations for the NEGEA Retreat at Weill Cornell Medical College to be held on April 12 and 13, 2013. We will be welcoming the largest group of attendees ever!! It should be a wonderful meeting!!

With this success comes the realization that we will NOT be able to accept in person/on site registrations EXCEPT if you are participating in the conference (speaker, presenter, poster, moderator, etc.). Please contact us with any questions about registration.

Carol Capello, Conference Chair
Norma Saks, Chair, NEGEA

The Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) is delighted to host the 2013 Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Annual Retreat on April 12-13, 2013. The College is located at 1300 York Avenue @ 69th Street in New York City, Borough of Manhattan.

New York City boasts to be the most populous city in the US and considered by many to be the country's commercial, financial, media, art, fashion, and entertainment capital of the world. Weill Cornell Medical College is conveniently located in New York City's Upper East Side, surrounded by its affiliates New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Program Learning Objectives

At the end of the meeting, participants will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the role of competencies in medical education and their potential to transfer into the practice of medicine and effect health outcomes
  • Discuss humanism in the setting of innovations in technology and care delivery systems
  • Describe educational research and innovations currently occurring across the continuum of medical education
  • Discuss strategies for implementing educational innovations at one's own institution
  • Collaborate, network, and develop professional relationships

Keynote Addresses

April 12
Educating for Competencies - Demonstrating in Practice
Deborah Simpson, PhD

Dr. Simpson,a nationally recognized leader in medical education, is currently the Medical Education Programs Director for Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Clinical Professor of Community and Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
April 13
The Biology of Humanism: Tension Between Technology and Touch in the 21st Century
Richard I. Levin, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Dr. Levin is President and CEO of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and concurrently a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at McGill University and a Professor Emeritus of Medicine in the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology at New York University. (bio sketch)

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