Medical Education Day Keynote Lecture: The Master Adaptive Learner: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Realizing the Promise

Chicago, IL US
November 18, 2021
The goal of this activity is to implement medical education curricula and assessment systems that enable the creation of master adaptive students, residents, and faculty physicians.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for faculty, staff, and administrators who develop curriculum; provide direct classroom, simulation, and clinical instruction; and oversee learner assessment systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Compare routine expertise and adaptive expertise in a medical education setting;
  • Describe the conceptual model of the Master Adaptive Learner (MAL);
  • Discuss the interplay between the master adaptive learner conceptual model, competency-based medical education, and the learning environment.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jill Kelly
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/18/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
11/18/2021 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E 57th St
109 Auditorium | Zoom
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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George Mejicano, MD, MS  George Mejicano, MD, MS
  Professor of Medicine
  Senior Associate Dean for Education
  Oregon Health & Science University

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships 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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
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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