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Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) Conference – Professionalism and the Digital Transformation of Health Care and Education: Designing the New Normal

October 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) 5th Virtual Conference on Professionalism and the Digital Transformation of Health Care and Education: Designing the New Normal

APHC is a highly inclusive, inter-professional organization which welcomes practitioners and trainees at all levels who are devoted to the study and advancement of professionalism in all health-related fields.  The conference will take place via Zoom on Thursday, October 28, 2021, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.  It will be free for members and non-members alike.  Register at:


This event is hosted outside of the AOE and we will not have record of your attendance. Please email us to confirm which session(s) you attended ( 

24 highly engaging presentations and sessions (listed below) and ample networking with colleagues.

Oral Presentations

1.       Beyond “I know it when I see it”: Defining Professionalism

2.       Does Transition from In-Person to Remote Learning Impact Professional Behavior Lapses?

3.       Ethical and Legal Challenges with Big Data and Genomics for Privacy, Consent, and Ownership

4.       For the Patient’s Good?: A Brief Exploration of Ethics in the Use of Telehealth

5.       Health Care is About Humans First: Competencies Needed for the Ethical Use of AI

6.       Professionalism in Medical School – The Online Learning Environment

7.       Professionalism in Preclinical Education: A Comparison between Face-to-Face and Online Settings

8.       Professionalism through the Eyes of the Beholder

9.       Virtually Performing Under Stress

10.   Whom Does a Tiered Grading System in an Online Doctoring Course Really Help?


1.       Character Formation on Zoom? A Panel Discussion on Virtue Ethics-Based Curricular Innovations

2.       Exploring the Impact of Digital Transformation on Mentorship and Professional Identity Formation

3.       Moving Professionalism Education from In-Person to Online

4.       Professionalism in the Digital Era: Student to Advanced Learner Perspectives

How to Workshops

1.       Deploying a Virtual Professionalism Curriculum in the Clinical Phase of Medical School

2.       The Virtual Museum: Tools for Using the Visual Arts in Professionalism Education

New Ideas

1.       Exploring VIPES Simulation Using a Patient Avatar

2.       Finding Digital Communities for Guidance as an Unmatched Medical Professional

3.       Just in Time Teaching (JITTs) Infographic App: Technologically Assisted Faculty Development

4.       Redesigning Professionalism: Student-led Initiatives for Ethics, Aesthetics, and Identity Formation

Educational Games

1.       Netiqutte Kahoot!

2.       Promoting Professionalism through Patient Safety Awareness: A Digital Escape Room Interactive Learning Experience for Undergraduate Medical Students

Problem Solving Sessions

1.       Patient-Acquired Online Sources vs. Professional Opinion: Finding Balance for Shared Decision-Making

2.       Professionalism in Virtual International Collaboration

Presentations will be recorded and available to registrants after the conference.

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Conference Agenda – Thursday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET & 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT


October 28, 2021
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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