Faculty Advancing Medical Education (FAME): “I Recommend . . . Without Reservation?”: Authoring Letters for All Kinds of Learners
Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss how to apply best practices in letter writing across the educational continuum;
- Identify, decipher, and employ “code phrases” describing both positive and negative learner attributes;
- Describe how to avoid unintentional bias (e.g., gender, racial, age, specialty) in letter writing;
- Develop strategies for authoring or declining letters for challenging learners.
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Associate Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program
Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sabrina Holmquist, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research
OB/GYN Clerkship Director, Pritzker School of Medicine
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