2020 Winter Newsletter                                                              View in browser

Workshop on Health Coaching and Patient Empowerment 

The January session of the Walk with Me course focused on Health Coaching and Patient Empowerment. Dr Grace Yu, Director of the Stanford - O’Connor Family Medicine Residency Program lead the session. At the end of the evening, the students and patient & family partners got to practice goal setting with one another. Everyone left class with an achievable goal to improve their health. What a great way to start off the new year!                       
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Patients, Caregivers, Faculty, and Staff collaborate to develop and deliver an education conference workshop in Portland, Oregon

The workshop included a tool developing a Patient & Family Engaged Medical Education Program, co-developed with several of our Patient & Family Partners.  
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Medical Education Patient & Family Advisory Council (Med Ed PFAC) Update

Since its founding in October 2019, the Med Ed PFAC has been hard at work, developing a mission, values, and goals, electing its first chair, and learning from the education community.
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Physician Perspectives on Patient & Family Engagement: Viveta Lobo, MD, FACEP

When I attended medical school over a decade ago, I was taught that to become a good physician, I had to learn from my faculty physicians and read as much as I could. Now, after practicing emergency medicine for over a decade, I have come to learn that there is another very important teaching tool critical in elevating physicians from good to great physicians - our patients. Our patients and their families serve as vital educators to physicians in training. Only patients and families possess the knowledge, experience, and perspective to teach young physicians what truly matters in patient care. 

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Medical Student Perspectives on Patient & Family Engagement: Tasnim Ahmed

In a recent article in the Stanford Medicine SCOPE Blog, 2nd year medical student Tasnim Ahmed reflects on the importance of developing the language of physicians, and of remaining conscious of the barrier presented by medical jargon. 
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Upcoming Events
February 28th, 2020 - Pediatric Grand Rounds: A Decade of OpenNotes: How Transparency and Participation Can Transform Healthcare. 8:00AM - 9:00AM Learn more

May 5th, 2020 - The 3rd Conversation SPARK event (Sponsored by the Med Ed PFAC) A facilitated conversation between physicians and patient & family partners. Learn more 

May 15th, 2020 - Emergency Medicine PFAC Presentation at SAEM 20 - Patient and Family Designed Curricula in All Levels of Physician Education. Learn more 

June 1, 2020 - 3rd Annual Celebration of Patient & Family Engagement (Sponsored by Med Ed PFAC). Save the date. 5:30PM - 7:30PM - Alway Courtyard. View Flyer
The Patient & Family Engaged Medical Education quarterly newsletter highlights the contributions and perspectives of our patient & family partners, our students and trainees, faculty, and staff in the area of patient and family engagement in medical education. It also features information about upcoming events, accomplishments, and news. Email us at patientsandfamilites@stanford.edu if you have an idea for a future topic.
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