The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators and the Medical Alumni Association present: The Inaugural Frank C. Wilson Lectureship on Medical Professionalism

Drs. Richard and Sylvia Cruess McGill University April 6, 7, and 8, 2011 Medical Professionalism

When Apr 06, 2011
from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Where MacNider 321
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Contact Phone 919-614-6421
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Richard L. Cruess graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton in 1951 and an MD from Columbia University in 1955. He is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and a Member of the Centre for Medical Education at McGill University. An orthopedic surgeon, he served as Chair of Orthopedics (1976-1981), directing a basic science laboratory and publishing extensively in the field. He was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University from 1981 to 1995. He was President of the Canadian Orthopedic Association (1977-1978), the American Orthopedic Research Society (1975-1976), and the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges (1992-1994). He is an Officer of The Order of Canada and of L’Ordre National du Québec. Since 1995, with his wife Dr. Sylvia Cruess, he has taught and carried out independent research on professionalism in medicine. They have published widely on the subject and been invited speakers at universities, hospitals, and professional organizations throughout the world. 

 

Sylvia R. Cruess graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1951 and an MD from Columbia University in 1955. She is an Endocrinologist, Professor of Medicine, and a Member of the Centre for Medical Education at McGill University. She previously served as Director of the Metabolic Day Centre (1968-1978) and as Medical Director of the Royal Victoria Hospital (1978-1995) in Montreal. She was a Member of the Deschamps Commission on Conduct of Research on Humans in Establishments. Since 1995, with her husband Dr. Richard Cruess, she has taught and carried out research on professionalism in medicine. They have published extensively on the subject and been invited speakers at universities, hospitals, and professional organizations throughout the world.

Schedule of Events: (Medical Professionalism)

 

April 6 (Wednesday Afternoon) Grand Rounds3:30-4:30 Open to all SOM: “Professionalism and its Relationship to Medicine’s Social Contract”   321 MacNider (Late afternoon snacks available)

 

 

April 7 (Thursday) 2 workshops:

 

       Workshop I: Teaching Medical Professionalism:  12 noon-2:00 PM (Lunch available)

 

       Workshop II: Evaluating Medical Professionalism4:00-6:00 PM   (Late afternoon snacks available)

 

***If you wish to attend the Workshops, you must contact Vickie Cecil to reserve your seat – these Workshops are filling up quickly!      Vickie_Cecil@med.unc.edu     

 

 

April 8 (Friday Morning)  Grand Rounds:  8:00-9:00 AM  Open to all SOM: “Outline of the Principles of Teaching and Evaluating Professionalism using the experience at McGill as an example”  321 MacNider   (Continental breakfast)

 

 

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Teaching Medical Professionalism [Hardback or Paperback] 

Richard L. Cruess (Editor), Sylvia R. Cruess (Editor), Yvonne Steinert (Editor)  (Available on Amazon.com)

Cambridge University Press, 2008

 

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