Clinician Exchange Program-October 31, 2018

Chicago, IL US
October 31, 2018
Are you interested in learning about different clinical diciplines? Would you like to know more about the ancillary clinical services you partner with to provide patient care?
The clinician exchange program pairs clinicians from different disciplines enabling one or both clinicians to shadow each other as they provide care in a clinical setting.
Research proves the effectiveness of shadowing as tool to improve communication within the interdisciplinary team and safety within the care environment.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in strengthening interprofessional collaboration and communication skills.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how the different workflows within the interprofessional care team are integrated;
  • State strategies to improve communication between individual providers;
  • Identify ways to better work with individuals of other professions;
  • Discuss how to enhance teamwork within the interprofessional care team;
  • Summarize a working knowledge of one clinician’s daily schedule, work flow prioritization, and role expectations;
  • Analyze the impact of interprofessional collaboration and communication on patient care.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Becky FitzSimons
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/31/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/31/2018 - 11:00am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Ajanta Patel, MD
Assistant Profesor of Medicine
Vineet Arora, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery
Director of GME Clinical Learning Environment Innovation
Becky FitzSimons, RN
Director of Nursing Programs
Magnet Program Director

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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