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ASMS: The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

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ASMS/ASPS Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 2, 2018
ASMS 2016 Leadership Seminar
Saturday, July 9 / 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago

The seminar has been developed to examine the future directions in resident education, to include development and utilization of the Next Accreditation System and the current state of the Milestones Project for resident assessment. We will also explore the role for additional tools for the training of plastic surgeons with the development of new technologies, specifically evaluating a model of surgical simulation and its future role in resident education.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Development and supervision of graded resident responsibility
  • Developing appropriate assessment tools to evaluate resident progress, focusing on the training of surgical residents.
  • The role of surgical simulation in future training of surgical residents

Watch the complete 2016 Summer Leadership Seminar


Individual Speakers and Panel Discussion

John R. Potts III, MD
Senior Vice-President, Surgical Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Potts has served for over a decade on the faculty of the ACS "Surgical Education Principles and Practices" course. Dr. Potts is a former Director of the American Board of Surgery and Chair of the ABS General Surgery Residency Committee. Before becoming a Director, he served numerous times as an Associate Examiner for the Board as well as being a consultant to the clinical management section of the ABSITE Committee. He also served as a member of the ABS Task Force on Surgical Curriculum, which evolved into the Surgical Council on Resident Education (SCORE). Dr. Potts served as a member of the American College of Surgeons Planning Committee for the Core Competency-based Resident Curriculum for All Surgical Specialties. At the ACGME, Dr. Potts has served on the Committee on Innovation in the Learning Environment and on the Standing Panel for Accreditation Appeals in the Specialty of Surgery.


Eric Holmboe, MD, FACP, FRCP
Senior Vice President, Milestone Development and Evaluation,
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Holmboe, a board certified internist, is Senior Vice President for Milestones Development and Evaluation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Prior to joining the ACGME in January 2014, he served as the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation. He is also Professor Adjunct of Medicine at Yale University, and Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Prior to joining the ABIM in 2004, he was the Associate Program Director, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Director of Student Clinical Assessment, Yale School of Medicine.


Stanley J. Hamstra, PhD
Vice President, Milestone Research and Evaluation
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Hamstra joined the ACGME in November 2014 as vice president, Milestone Research and Evaluation. He is responsible for providing oversight and leadership for research and evaluation of the Milestones, the Clinical Competency Committee (CCC), and the associated assessment system that informs the Milestones and CCC processes. He is also responsible for working with the Milestones development and maintenance team, the Review Committees, and ACGME senior leadership to coordinate research and evaluation strategies, feedback, and dissemination of results about lessons learned through the research and evaluation projects and programs. Dr. Hamstra works with outside organizations, including medical subspecialty societies, program director groups and organizations, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), and specialty certification boards, to collaborate with and inform them of ongoing research and evaluation activities.


Andre Chow, MD, PhD, BSc, MBBS
Co-founder and CEO, Touch Surgery

He co-founded Touch Surgery in 2013 and now leads a team of 40 in London and the U.S. Touch Surgery has won multiple awards and is now running in several U.S. programs including Harvard and Hopkins Orthopaedics. Touch Surgery believes in improving global surgical training and practice by combining Pixar Quality production with games development and data analytics.


Panel Discussion
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