The Office of Health Sciences Education, The Office for Continuous Professional Development and
the Academy for Excellence in Education



Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University


Monday, June 5, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT

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202 Light Hall


Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds   
Monday, June 5, 2017
202 Light Hall
12:00 - 1:00 pm


"Transforming Clinical Education: Harvard Medical School’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, and the Future Beyond…"

David A. Hirsh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 
Associate Director of the Academy

Director of the HMS Academy Fellowship in Medical Education 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
a. Explain and interpret the “case for change” driving clinical education transformation;

b. Recognize principles derived from the sciences of learning that form the basis of longitudinal integrated clerkships (LICs);
c. Interpret the data about one LIC model, Harvard’s Cambridge Integrated Clerkship, and consider transformative “second generation” models;
d. Generalize and translate principles of the learning sciences that serve your context.

                       A boxed lunch will be provided for all registrants.

Please register below by Friday, June 2, 2017 

About Dr. Hirsh:

Dr. David A. Hirsh graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College in 1988 and an MD from the University of Virginia in 1992. He is Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director and co-founder of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Integrated Clerkship. His scholarship and academic contributions span diverse areas including “educational continuity,” medical education transformation, longitudinal integrated clerkships, OSCEs, East Asian constructs of professionalism, and humanism in medicine. He has received local, national, and international honors for his teaching, academic work, clinical practice, and public service. With colleagues, he co-founded the international Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships. He serves as a visiting professor of education and educational consultant nationally and internationally. He served from 1995-2009, as Medical Director of the City of Cambridge Healthcare for the Homeless Program. He continues to practice primary care women’s health in Cambridge, to mentor student and faculty research, and to teach courses in all four years of the Harvard Medical School curriculum. 

CME Credit:
Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core, The Office for Continuous Development and the Academy for Excellence in Education.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.