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February 26 - March 1, 2015 

Trainee Wellness & Professionalism Committee

AMSA's Trainee Wellness & Professionalism Action Committee aims is to improve the physician-in-training experience by

  1. promoting affordability and access to medical education,
  2. fostering a supportive educational environment,
  3. advancing student wellness in order to help trainees flourish and
  4. determining and helping to address unmet medical and premedical student needs.

We believe that student support and wellness are particularly affected by the availability of safe and adequate learning environments; the availability of counseling as well as mental health services; and the accessibility of appropriate academic resources and career planning tools.

We aim to change how future physicians interact by promoting:

  • Professionalism over commercialism
  • Teamwork over isolation
  • Patient-centered care over physician-centered care
  • Ethics awareness, integrity and professional development
  • Increased physician-in-training access to Medical Humanities

We believe that priorities of medical school training should include:

  • Patient safety and quality
  • Integrative, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine education
  • Interprofessional Competencies

Our Goals & Getting Engaged

Patient Safety

Medical Ethics

Conflict of Interest in Medicine

Integrative Medicine

IM Research:

Teamwork, Patient-Centered Care & Interprofessional Relations

Committee Leadership

Diana HuangDiana Huang
TWP Chair
Tracy Lee
Tracy
Lee

Student Wellness Coordinator
Seungjun Kim
Seungjun
Kim

Patient Safety Coordinator
Kavita Shah
Kavita
Shah

Integrative Medicine Coordinator

Recent Book Webinars

Carol CassellaSeptember 24, 2013
Healer
and Oxygen
Carol Cassella
Author, Anesthesiologist and Mother

AMSA Patient Safety Symposium Resources

The AMSA Patient Safety Symposium was held at the Jefferson School of Population Health in Philadelphia, PA on September 7-8, 2012 with the support of funding from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Centered around seminal National Patient Safety Foundation Unmet Needs report, the symposium aimed to bring together stakeholders in the movement to improve the quality of patient care to explore current topics in patient safety and develop strategies to incorporate these issues into medical education.

The materials below were presented by the line-up of superb patient safety faculty who shared their expertise with attendees.

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