Susan Skochelak, MD
American Medical Association
Susan E. Skochelak, MD is Chief Academic Officer and Group Vice President for Medical Education at the American Medical Association. She leads the Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative to align physician training and education with the fast-evolving health care system by funding innovative projects at medical schools. Prior to her work at the AMA, Dr. Skochelak was a professor of family medicine and senior associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. In 2015, she was inducted into the National Academy of Medicine for her leadership in medical education innovation.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium: Bolstering the Alignment of Medical Education and Practice (#3)
The American Medical Association Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative aims to transform medical education through a community of innovation focused on shared themes: 1. Developing new methods for teaching and/or assessing key competencies for medical students and to foster methods to create more flexible, individualized learning plans. 2. Promoting exemplary methods to achieve patient safety, performance improvement and patient-centered, team-based care. 3. Improving medical students’ understanding of the health care system and health care financing. 4. Optimizing the learning…