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May 15, 2019

Discover effective strategies to improve your fellowship programs

Attend the AGA Academy of Educators plenary session at DDW® .

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Educators are invited to attend the 2019 AGA Academy of Educators Plenary Session: Improving Fellowship Programs Through Innovation – From Recruitment Strategies to Teaching Endoscopy. Improve your skills with systems and strategies from expert faculty leaders covering:

Effective Recruitment Strategies to Match Talented and Diverse Applicants

Amy S. Oxentenko

Effective Teaching Strategies for Colonoscopy: Lesion Detection and Resection Joshua Melson 

Overall, attendees can expect to: 

    • Define program recruitment priorities and develop targeted strategies to achieve them. 
    • Describe recruitment tactics that allow a program to showcase its talents and diversity to prospective applicants. 
    • Outline the approach in the scoring and ranking of applicants for a successful match. 
    • Describe the available metrics to evaluate polypectomy performance, including Direct Observation of Polypectomy Skills [DOPyS].
    • Describe the impact on clinical outcomes of teaching interventions to improve polyp recognition and differentiation. 

A portion of time will also be dedicated to presentations from the 2018 Academy grants recipients. The session, held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019, will take place Tuesday, May 21, 8 to 9:30 a.m., in San Diego, California, and is open to all academic clinicians and medical educators. Breakfast will be available on a first come, first served basis. 

This year’s plenary is sponsored by the AGA Institute Education & Training Committee and will offer 1.5 hours of CME. If you have questions, please contact the academy via email. 

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