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VIRTUAL Ophthalmology Grand Rounds – Visiting Professor Series
October 9, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
EDUCATION FOR CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS
Residents and faculty present and discuss various case studies with the goal of improving clinical care practice. Held weekly throughout the year, Grand Rounds offers continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for ophthalmologists and Continuing Education (CE) credit for optometrists.
Presenting this Week: Visiting Professor Series
“Generational Differences in Academic Medicine: Opportunities for Building Better Relationships and Improving the Learning Environment”, Maria Aaron, MD, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and DIO, Department of Ophthalmology
More about Dr. Aaron:
Dr. Aaron is currently the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and Professor of Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Math. She remained in Nashville and earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She then moved to Atlanta where she completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Aaron was appointed a faculty position in Comprehensive Ophthalmology at Emory, served as the Residency Program Director for 14 years and was promoted to Professor of Ophthalmology at Emory in 2013.
As the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, she is responsible for 108 residency programs, and 1355 residents and fellows at Emory. On a national level, she has served on several committees, such as the Program Directors’ Council of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology and the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Ophthalmology. She has been an Associate Examiner for the ABO Oral Board Examination and currently serves as the Secretary of the Annual Meeting and on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
In recognition of her contributions to resident education, Dr. Aaron received the Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education and the ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, which honors 10 program directors across all specialties in the country who find innovative ways to teach residents.
Dr. Aaron truly enjoys her clinical and surgical practice and is frequently ranked in the top 10% of all Emory physicians for patient satisfaction. Lastly, she is selfless mentor and a compassionate physician with an unparalleled passion for education.
Today she is speaking to us on the topic of Generational Differences in Academic Medicine: Opportunities for Building Better Relationships and Improving the Learning Environment.
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STATEMENT OF ACCREDITATION
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) authorizes this program for .1 CEUs or 1.0 hours.