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COMSEP 2011 Annual Meeting Program

Thursday March 3, 2011: 
8:30PM - 5:00PMRegistration
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMPediatric Undergraduate Program Directors of Canada (PUPDOC) General Session
Friday, March 4, 2011: 
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMRegistration
8:00 AM - 5:30 PMPre-Conference Workshops (Times vary. See workshop descriptions for more information.)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMClerkship Coordinators General Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMTask Force Leaders Meeting
5:30 PM - 7:00 PMWelcome Reception for New Members
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMExecutive Committee Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:30 PMEducational Research Grants Review Committee Meeting and Dinner
Saturday, March 5, 2011: 
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMRegistration
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMContinental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session and President’s Address
10:15 AM - 12:00 PMTask Force Meetings (Learning Technology, Research, Curriculum, Faculty Development, and Evaluation)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PMResearch Presentations with Boxed Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:30 PMWorkshops A1-A8 (See workshop descriptions for more information.)
4:30 PM - 10:00 PMCOMSEP Twilight Bus Tour and Dinner at the San Diego Zoo (Off-site, transportation provided)
Sunday, March 6, 2011: 
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMRegistration
7:00 AM - 8:15 AMContinental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 12:00 PMAMSPDC/COMSEP Combined Session and Miller-Sarkin Lectureship

Featuring: Miller-Sarkin Lectureship: Producing Scholarship that Counts from your Educational Activities - Ruth-Marie (Rhee) Fincher, MD, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Panel: Advancing Care Across the Continuum of Medical Education
AMSPDC: Bruder Stapleton, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
APPD: Ann Burke, MD, President, APPD, Wright State University, Detroit, MI
COMSEP: Lisa Leggio, MD, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Moderator: William V. Raszka, MD, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
12:15 PM - 1:15 PMCOMSEP Networking Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMWorkshop B1-B8 (See workshop descriptions for more information.)
3:45 PM - 5:00 PMMiller-Sarkin Fun Run/Walk (Time available for poster session setup)
3:30 PM - 5:00 PMCoordinator Wrap-Up Session
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMAMSPDC/COMSEP Poster Presentations and Reception
7:30 PM - 9:30 PMAMSPDC & COMSEP Dinner
Monday, March 7, 2011: 
6:45 AM - 7:45 AMContinental Breakfast
7:00 AM. - 8:15 AMExecutive Committee Meeting
7:00 AM. - 8:15 AMTask Force Meetings (Learning Technology, Research, Curriculum, Faculty Development, and Evaluation)
7:00 AM. - 8:15 AMPUPDOC Wrap-Up Session
8:30 AM. - 9:15 AMGeneral Session Wrap-Up

* Draft program subject to change

Continuing Medical Education Credit Required Information:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and COMSEP

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Vanderbilt School of Medicine and COMSEP. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for CME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Joseph Gigante, MDVanderbilt School of MedicineCourse Director
Christopher White, MDMedical College of GeorgiaPlanner
Jerold Woodhead, MDUniversity of IowaPlanner
Aleca Clark, MDLoma Linda University School of MedicinePlanner
Robert Swantz, MDUniversity of RochesterPlanner
Jennifer Christner, MDUniversity of MichiganPlanner

2011 Workshop Abstracts

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