Involving Patient and Family Advisors as Teachers in Medical Education

Hosted by the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care

Medical schools are beginning to shift their programs to align with PFCC. The University of Michigan Medical School has effectively integrated patients and families as partners, co-creators, and co-implementers in curricula transformation, admissions, and learning support processes. This presentation will walk you through a stakeholder discussion including perspectives from a medical student, patient educator, and PFCC staff member about why and how to integrate patients and families as educators in a variety of classroom settings.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe how patient and family collaborations are evolving across the continuum of medical education.
  • Recognize the value of partnering with patient and family members in admissions processes, curriculum creation and implementation, competency evaluation, and learning support.
  • Identify roles for patient and family advisors as educators in learning environments.

Who Should Attend:

  • Patient and family advisors/leaders
  • Resident directors
  • Interprofessional education staff and faculty
  • Medical, nursing, and other health professional school staff and faculty
  • Administrative and clinical leaders
  • Physicians, nurses, and other staff
  • Coordinators responsible for implementing patient- and family-centered initiatives
  • Patient experience/patient relations personnel
  • Risk and safety personnel
  • Quality improvement personnel
  • Human resources personnel
  • Staff educators
Registration Type Live Webinar*  Recording Access Only**
 Pinwheel Sponsor  $119 $99
 Non-Pinwheel Sponsor $169



*A group may participate in the same room on the call-in line. Live webinar participants will also receive 2 week access to a recording of the presentation, along with a handout of the slides and additional resources.

**Recording Access Only registrants will also receive a handout of the slides and additional resources. The recording will be available to view for a duration of 2 weeks.

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