Train­ing for New Med­ical Direc­tors

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New to your role as Medical/Clinical Direc­tor of your health cen­ter? Train­ing for New Med­ical Direc­tors is a foun­da­tional and essen­tial build­ing block in your career devel­op­ment as a health cen­ter Medical/Clinical Direc­tor. This train­ing pro­vides the core knowl­edge and com­pe­ten­cies that all health cen­ter Medical/Clinical Direc­tors need to func­tion as effec­tive man­agers, lead­ers, and advo­cates for their cen­ters and com­mu­ni­ties. In addi­tion to pro­vid­ing con­tex­tual knowl­edge regard­ing the his­tory, polit­i­cal evo­lu­tion, reg­u­la­tory expec­ta­tions, and ter­mi­nol­ogy of the health cen­ter move­ment, course con­tent focuses on devel­op­ing com­pe­tency in evolv­ing health­care issues such as the patient-cen­tered med­ical home, elec­tronic health records, and mean­ing­ful use. The course for­mat includes didac­tic learn­ing, small group case stud­ies, and net­work­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties. These com­po­nents are inter-con­nected and come together to pro­vide you with a high-qual­ity and com­pre­hen­sive train­ing. As such, your par­tic­i­pa­tion in the entire train­ing is required.

Dis­cus­sion Top­ics:

  • „ His­tory of Health Cen­ters and the National Health Ser­vice Corps
  • „ Per­for­mance Eval­u­a­tion: Review and Accred­i­ta­tion
  • „ Fund­ing Sources and Reg­u­la­tory Expec­ta­tions
  • „ Deliv­ery Mod­els and Sup­port­ing Orga­ni­za­tions
  • „ Fed­eral Tort Claims Act and Risk Man­age­ment
  • „ The Role of the Medical/Clinical Direc­tor
  • „ Qual­ity Man­age­ment, Patient-Cen­tered Med­ical Home, and Mean­ing­ful Use

Past Pre­sen­ters:

  • Keith Hor­wood, MD, Asso­ciate Med­ical Direc­tor, Com­mu­nity Health Cen­ters, Inc., Mid­vale, UT
  • Kum­ble Rajesh, MD, FAAP, Chief Med­ical Offi­cer, Low­ell Com­mu­nity Health Cen­ter, Low­ell, MA