Integrated Learning System: A New Paradigm for Changed Behavior

Dr. Thomas DeWitt,
Dr. Ronald McKinley,
Dr. Rebecca Phillips
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An integrated education management system that supports the paradigm shift of physician education from a traditional apprenticeship model to one based on scientific approaches.

Keywords: System, Paradigm Shift, Scientific Education, Apprenticeship, Physician Education
Stream: Economics and Management
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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Dr. Thomas DeWitt

Director, General & Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Thomas G. DeWitt, M.D. is the Carl Weihl Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Division of General and Community Pediatrics, and Associate Chair for Education and Primary Care, in the Department of Pediatrics at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is a peer reviewer for many medical journals, including Pediatrics, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the American Journal of Public Health. Having served as President of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association and Chair of the Steering Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network, he currently sits on the National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Children, Youth and Families, and the United States Preventative Services Task Force. He is nationally and internationally known for his publications and presentations in the areas of faculty development and community-based education and research.

Dr. Ronald McKinley

Vice President, Human Resources, Department of Human Resource Management, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Dr. Ronald McKinley has over 25 years of experience in the field of human resources. Before joining Cincinnati Children’s, he was a senior business consultant and led human resources management consulting practice at Williams and Company Consulting, Inc., a business advisory firm in Kansas City, Missouri. Other previous positions included vice president of human resources for APAC TeleServices, Inc., the third largest provider of outsourced customer service and sales in the U.S., and vice president of human resources for Long John Silver’s, Inc. McKinley has a doctorate (Ph.D.) in administration and management and a master’s in business administration (M.B.A.).

Dr. Rebecca Phillips

Vice President, Education and Training Department, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Rebecca Phillips, Ph.D., Vice President of Education and Training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Associate Professor-Field Service, Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati. Dr. Phillips previously served as the first Laboratory Training Officer and Director, and as Deputy Director for Human Resources at the Los Alamos (NM) National Laboratory. She was also an industrial fellow and loaned executive to Motorola University as the Director of Organizational Research and Associate Director of the Center for Knowledge Management. In January 2007, Dr. Phillips will begin her appointment on the American Society for Training and Development Board of Directors. Dr. Phillips has considerable experience with the analysis, design, delivery and evaluation of adult learning programs. Her research, teaching, publications, and international presentations are on career development, mentoring, performance improvement, scientific knowledge community productivity and education systems structure for alignment with organization objectives

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