DOCS in the Post-Step 2 CS world:
Setting the Standard for
Clinical Skills Education
May 7, 2021, 12pm - 1pm EDT
Webinar with Dr. Henry Pohl: "A Call To Action: How Can We Collectively Measure The Outcome Of Clinical Skills Education?"
Dr. Henry Pohl leads this webinar discussion about moving forward after the discontinuation of USMLE 2 CS. Dr. Pohl chaired the Standardized Patient Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners charged with developing a clinical skills examination for licensure from 1989 – 2004. And, he chaired the Test Material Development Committee, USMLE 2CS 2006-2009. During the webinar, Dr. Henry Pohl shares his perspectives on the history of the USMLE 2 CS, implications of its discontinuation, and opportunities moving forward. This session included time to answer presubmitted member questions.
July 9, 2021, 12pm EDT
Showcase: "Lessons Learned: Covid Curricular Changes That Are Here to Stay" - Innovations with Simulation Modalities Beyond SPs
August 13, 2021, 12pm EDT
Workshop: Clinical Skills Teaching Tools/Best Practices/Faculty Development for Teaching Techniques - History, Physical Exam, Clinical Reasoning
Sept 10, 2021, 12pm EDT
Workshop: Longitudinal Approach to Clinical Skills Assessments (Content/Delivery/Faculty Rater Training/EPAS/Graduation Requirements/Institutional CS Replacement, etc.)
October 8, 2021, 12pm EDT
Workshop: Remediation/Difficult Learner/Competency (High-Stakes) Exams/ Diagnosing the Learner/Feeding Forward/Clinical Coaching
November 4, 2021
7pm - 8pm EST: DOCS Member Happy Hour
8pm - 9pm EST: DOCS Mentoring Happy Hour
November 5, 2021, 11am - 4pm EST
Annual Business Meeting & Plenary: Our annual business meeting, plenary, and programming event will be held remotely. Additional details on programming for this meeting, including our plenary speaker, will be posted soon.
Showcase: Note Writing: Report out of Working Groups (time TBD)
December 10, 2021, 12pm EST
Workshop: Incorporation of Health Systems Science Into Courses/Pre-Clinical Curriculum
Submissions to Present at DOCS 2021
Share your clinical skills curriculum research and innovation work in a poster abstract, showcase, or workshop.
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