Pre-Conferences Available

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9 am                      Doors open. Time to get situated.

9:10 - 9:15          Welcome and introductions

9:15 - 11:15        Frank Batcha, MD, Amanda Kost, MD & Robin Scott, MA ~ UWSOM Office of Rural Programs

  • WRITE 2.0/MEDLIC 1 & MEDLIC 2 ~ AY 2022-2023
    • Check-in/Report
    • Small Group Discussion
  • Challenges/Opportunities/Solutions ~ WBAs - Workplace Based Assessments
    • Best practices of incorporating WBA process into daily clinic routine.
    • Elentra App

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:30:    Lunch Presentation ~ Mark Deutchman, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz, Director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Rural Program

  • Scope of Care for Rural Family Physicians as Embodied in: What We Say We Are Training Them to Do Versus What They Emerge Competent to Do

12:30 – 1:30      The Idaho WWAMI experience with TRUST scholars and research in RUOP/WRITE ~ Rusty Baker, PhD, UWSOM Idaho Foundations Research Methods

2 – 3:30 pm        Robin Scott, MA, UWSOM Office of Rural Programs

  • TRUST/WRITE Administrators’ Meeting ~ Board Room and by Zoom

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2:00-2:10pm    Welcome & Introductions, Jay Erickson, MD & Laura Goodell, MD

 

2:10- 4:50pm   Teaching Across Differences

 

  • Laura Goodell, MD, STERN Regional Faculty Educator
  • Somnath Mookherjee, MD, Director, Center for Learning and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME), Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
  • Patricia Kritek, MD, EdM, Vice Dean, Office of Faculty Affairs, Professor of Medicine, PCCSM

 

4:50-5 pm         Wrap-up          

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Friday Arrival

5 pm        Registration Desk Opens

5:30 to 7:30pm           Reception with Appetizers

6 to 7 pm                      The Rural Physician Workforce, Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Creighton University’s Institute for Population Health

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Saturday Morning Plenary 

7:30 am              Registration Desk Opens (Breakfast Available)

8 to 10 am         Rural Medical Education, Perspectives from University of British

Columbia Faculty of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

  • Maggie Watt, MD, Expansion Director ICC, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Mark Deutchman, MD, Assoc Dean for Rural Health, University of Colorado School of Medicine 
  • Stephanie Lyden, MD, Assoc Director of RUUTE (Rural and Underserved Utah Training Experience), University of Utah School of Medicine 

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2:30- 5:30 pm    Saturday Afternoon Sessions

2:30-3:10 TRUST Graduates and Their TRUST Mentors - Brief reflection on key aspect of their TRUST training that facilitated their return to rural (40 min)

  • Anna Loge, MD/Ellie Schiedermayer, MD
  • Ashley Quanbeck. MD (video)/Marjorie Albers, MD
  • Greg Rice, MD (video)/Caroline Pihl, MD
  • Laura Bennett, MD (video)/KayCee Gardner, MD

3:10-3:50 Reflections on Rural Specialty Medical Education (Gen Surgery, PEDS, Psychiatry) (40 min)

  • Scott Smith, MD - General Surgery (via Zoom)
  • Kelly Irons, MD - Peds/Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Sheena Ray, DO - Psychiatry

3:50-4:10 Break (20 min)

4:10-4:50 Small Group Breakouts- Discuss how to improve rural medical education in Montana and the

WWAMI region (40 min)

4:50-5:30 Large Group Discussion on Rural Medical Education (40 min)

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Saturday Dinner Banquet

6:00 pm              No-Host cocktails and reception

6:30 pm              Dinner

Sunday Morning Workshop

7:30 am              (Breakfast Available)

8 to 10 am         Give Effective Feedback to Learners in Difficulty: A Workshop, HeidiCombs, MD, MS, & , Laura Goodell, MD, STERN Regional Faculty Educators 

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Travel Stipends

Limited travel stipends are available to Montana physicians 

  • $400 travel stipend (two night’s lodging @ $150/night plus $100 travel) to the first 50 registrants 
  • For reimbursement, you will need your Itemized hotel receipt and you will need to fill out the W-9 and travel reimbursement form
  • Contact Rachel Norris for more information: [email protected]
  • After invoicing against your WRITE budget through the UWSOM, additional funds may be accessed through the MT TRUST Stipend
  • $400 travel stipend (2 nights lodging @ $150/night plus $100 travel) only for those also attending Friday TRUST session (all day session by invite only); OR
  • $250 (one night’s lodging @ $150/night plus $100 travel) for those MT TRUST preceptors attending weekend session only
  • For reimbursement, you will need your Itemized hotel receipt and you will need to fill out the W-9 and travel reimbursement form
  • Contact Lisa Benzel for more information: [email protected]

 UWSOM Guidelines

  • WRITE sites hosting students in 2024 have a travel budget from the UWSOM for faculty development. These funds should be used to cover conference expenses for your site’s conference attendees. Attendees must be at the Friday, 9 am-1:30 pm, TRUST/WRITE meeting. 

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Contact Us

Judi Sullivan & Bernadette Duperron, Program Administrators
MT WWAMI Clinical Education, Jay Erickson, M.D.
525 Railway Street, Suite 100
Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone: 208-995-6264
WWAMI office: 406-862-3810
Email: [email protected] Or [email protected]
  
Cindra Stahl, Assistant Director
Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center
Montana State University
PO Box 170520
Bozeman, MT 59717-0520
Phone: 406-994-6499
Email: [email protected]

 

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