The Division of General Medicine aims to provide outstanding educational experiences for learners using proven and innovative methods that facilitate optimal learning while providing efficient and effective patient care. General Medicine education liaisons serve as advocates for General Medicine physicians, residents, and student learners in the creation of a productive clinical learning environment that allows for the enhancement of learner satisfaction, as well as faculty well-being.
Gradwohl Art of Primary Care
The Division of General Medicine Steven E. Gradwohl, MD Art of Primary Care Award and Lectureship gift fund was established by Dr. Gradwohl’s family, colleagues, and friends to celebrate his legacy, to honor his spirit of collaboration, and to promote continued education in general medicine. The gift fund enables the Division of General Medicine to hold the Gradwohl Art of Primary Care Spring Event and the Gradwohl Art of Primary Care Clinical Innovations Event annually.
Conferences and CME Opportunities
The Division of General Medicine holds regularly scheduled conferences including a bi-monthly journal club, two weekly case conferences, and a periodic morbidity and mortality conference. The majority of these activities are available for physicians to earn CME credit. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an accredited CME provider, the Medical School can designate AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for university activities that meet ACCME requirements.
Additional conferences/CME opportunities include:
Additionally, several General Medicine faculty members hold leadership positions in the below programs.
Center for Health Communications Research (CHCR)
The mission of the Center for Health Communications Research (CHCR) is to integrate behavioral science, technology, and art to create research interventions that inspire informed health decisions, broaden access to health information, and advance the field of health communications. The multidisciplinary CHCR team, headed by Director, Lawrence An, MD and Co-Director, Sarah Hawley, PhD, MPH, includes health care researchers, project managers, software engineers, designers, and behavioral scientists. CHCR is a shared resource of the Rogel Cancer Center and prioritizes projects that focus on cancer prevention and improving cancer care and outcomes. View their work.
National Clinician Scholars Program at IHPI
The Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation (IHPI) National Clinician Scholars Program, part of the National Clinician Scholars Program, offers unparalleled training for clinicians as change agents driving policy-relevant research and partnerships to improve health and health care. The goal of the program is to eliminate health disparities, invent new models of care, and achieve higher quality health care at lower cost by training nurse and physician researchers to work as leaders and collaborators embedded in communities, health care systems, government, foundations, and think tanks in the United States and around the world. Below are General Medicine faculty members who help lead the program.