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Realizing our Potential as Healers: Professional Identity Formation
Join us for a joint webinar hosted by AOGME, the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) and Professional Formation featuring Dr. Dennis H. Novack, Professor of Medicine & Associate Dean of Medical Education at Drexel University College of Medicine and the founder of Professional Formation. He will discuss the biopsychosocial model of medicine, how learners evolve through medical school, the physician charter, unprofessional behavior and how professional identity formation can mitigate those behaviors. Dr. Novack will discuss the elements of professional formation, such as self-awareness, reflective practice, personal growth and maturity, and what faculty can teach, learn and role-model to enhance professional identity formation.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Describe the 4 goals of medical education
• Describe the biopsychosocial model
• Name the commitments in the physician charter
• Adopt the goals of professional formation
• Name Kegan’s stages of adult development

AOGME is proud to partner with APHC and Professional Formation for this webinar. For more information about APHC, please visit https://academy-professionalism.org/ and for Professional Formation, please visit https://webcampus.med.drexel.edu/PCH/ProfessionalFormation/

Nov 16, 2022 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dennis H. Novack, MD
Professor of Medicine & Associate Dean of Medical Education, Drexel University College of Medicine
Dennis H. Novack, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Medical Education at Drexel University College of Medicine. During his illustrious career, he has been dedicated to teaching and research in enhancing physician-patient communication and professionalism. He has implemented his published research in two practical applications, DocCom and Professional Formation, online training programs for students, residents, clinicians and healthcare personnel. On ResearchGate, Dr. Novack is recognized in the top five percent of cited researchers worldwide and among the top three percent of researchers on Academia.edu, platforms which collect papers’ citations. Over 70 of his research studies have been published in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Novack is the recipient of the 2020 George L. Engel Award from the Academy for Communication in Healthcare, and he is the President of the Academy of Professionalism in Health Care.