Dear Western Region Colleagues:
Please join us for the 2018 APPD Western Region Meeting on February 9, 2018 at Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, CA. Keeping with tradition, we will start with a dinner the night before (2/8/18) at 6pm with the meeting on the next day from 8:00AM-4:00PM. We have arranged for special hotel rates ($99 + taxes/fees) at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott – Book your group rate for APPD Regional Meeting .
We have arranged to have a shuttle to pick you up at the hotel and take you to the hospital on the morning of February 9th.
Look for a final agenda and details on the dinner the night before the meeting!
Karla Au Yeung, MD, Jolie Limon, MD, and Team
Valley Children’s Hospital
February 9, 2018
8:45-9am Welcome/Introductions/Announcements Karla Au Yeung, MD
Jolie Limon, MD
Sylvia Yeh, MD
Lanier Lopez, MD
9am-11am Remediation Nuts and Bolts and Curriculum Candace Eyman, MD
Innovation Lanier Lopez, MD
Rebecca Blankenburg, MD
11:15-12:30 Program Study: The Experience Sylvia Yeh, MD
Sharon Riesen, MD
12:30-1:30pm Lunch and Region Business
1:30-2:30pm Tour of Valley Children’s Hospital
2:30-4:00pm Interprofessional Team Building Karla Au Yeung, MD
Jolie Limon, MD
4pm Closing Remarks Sylvia Yeh, MD
Goals & Objectives of Meeting
- Learn an approach to remediation that will engage the struggling learner, identify and engage your faculty experts, minimize faculty burnout, and creates transparency within your program.
- Identify the important aspects of the remediation process (eg. Education, Legal responsibilities, key stakeholders, communication)
- Understand the ACGME Program Study and Site Visit. Learn approaches to the Program Study that may benefit your program for ongoing accreditation.
- Review new residency program development and the incorporation of an interprofessional team curriculum
Candace Eyman, MD –Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of New Mexico, Associate Program Director
Lanier Lopez, MD – Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of New Mexico, Program Director
Rebecca Blankenburg – Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University, Program Director
Sharon Riesen, MD – Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Loma Linda, Program Director
Sylvia Yeh, MD — Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA, Program Director and Region Chair
Karla Au Yeung, MD – Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Valley Children’s Hospital, Program Director
Jolie Limon, MD – Professor of Pediatrics at Valley Children’s Hospital, Department Chair