The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills at a Time of Exponential Growth of Medical Knowledge

Using Web-Based Tools to Solve Tomorrows Problems

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  • Event Time: 1 p.m. Central

It is estimated that medical knowledge will double every 73 days in 2020. 1 The use of critical thinking and analytical skills to support clinical decision making is becoming more crucial than ever, especially for your residents.

In this webinar, hear from a panel of experienced physicians on the current state of resident education and the methodology used for developing residents into skilled practitioners. Insights will be shared on their approach of leveraging trusted web-based tools to succeed in the face of rapid changes in medical knowledge.

What You Will Learn:

  • The current state of resident education, use of synoptic content and development of analytical skills around clinical decision making
  • How sample patient cases express the need for critical thinking skills
  • The state of currently available clinical content tools and how residents are being taught to use them
  • The importance of using a trusted, accurate resource

1Am Clin Climatol Assoc; v,122; 2011; PMC3116346; Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2011; 122; 48-58


Moderator:

J. Drew Furst, MD, DABFM, ABPM-CI
Vice President of Clinical Executives
Elsevier

Panelists:

Brett Cucchiara, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., MD, PhD, FRCA
Joseph F. Artusio, Jr. Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College,
Cornell University
Anesthesiologist-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Bonita Stanton, MD
Founding Dean
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

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Thought Leaders

Bonita Stanton, MD
Founding Dean
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
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Dr. Stanton joined Seton Hall University and Hackensack-Meridian Health as Dean of School of Medicine and President, Academic Enterprise, Hackensack Meridian Health in March, 2016.

Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Stanton served in leadership roles for fourteen years at Wayne State University School of Medicine where she had been Vice Dean for Research, SOM (20112016), Chair, Department of Pediatrics and PediatricianinChief, Children's Hospital of Michigan (20022011) and President, University Pediatrics (the practice plan for the Department of Pediatrics) (20022012). The Department of Pediatrics and the practice plan flourished under her leadership in size, national quality of care metrics and both research and educational achievements.

Dr. Stanton has been continuously funded as a principal investigator on one or more NIH awards since 1990 and she has served on and/or chaired multiple NIH study sections. She has received numerous accolades for her research contributions in global HIV prevention and has consulted for numerous national and international agencies including WHO, the World Bank, UNICEF, Elsevier and USAID.

Dr. Stanton has authored over 300 peerreviewed manuscripts and served as an editor of several textbooks. She received her Medical Degree from Yale University School of Medicine and her BA in Biology from Wellesley College.

Brett Cucchiara, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Dr. Cucchiara received an MD from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a neurology residency and a fellowship in stroke and neurocritical care at University of Pennsylvania Health System in 2001. He currently practices at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in stroke and other types of cerebrovascular disease.

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., MD, PhD, FRCA
Cornell University, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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Dr. Hemmings is Joseph F. Artusio, Jr. Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, and Professor of Pharmacology, Senior Associate Dean for Research at Weill-Cornell School of Medicine.

He is also Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York.

Dr. Hemmings holds an MD and a PhD in pharmacology from Yale University. He has been a faculty member of Weill Cornell for 26 years. Dr. Hemmings has authored more than 175 articles in anesthesiology and neuroscience and has edited four books, including Pharmacology & Physiology for Anesthesia. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of British Journal of Anaesthesia, the #1 journal in the field of anesthesiology.

Joseph Furst, MD, DABFM, DABPM-CI
Vice President of Clinical Executives
Elsevier
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Dr. Joseph (Drew) Furst, MD, DABFM, DABPM-CI, Vice President of Clinical Executives in Elsevier's Clinical Solutions Division, leads a team of clinician experts driving transformation of care processes while aiding in improved patient and client satisfaction. 

Prior to Elsevier, Dr. Furst worked for Siemens Medical for 10 years and shared with his colleagues an innovative EHR solution in his role as liaison to clinical customers and as the primary physician lead for Soarian. He has also served as founder and CFO of Carolina Emergency Physicians in North Carolina, and managed Horizon Family Medicine of Bristol, Virginia.

Dr. Furst earned his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from NC State and Doctor of Medicine Degree from UNC Chapel Hill.  He is board certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics and holds active medical licenses in Virginia and North Carolina.

Todd Thomsen, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician, Emergency Department
Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School
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Dr. Thomsen is Emergency Medicine Physician, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Thomsen graduated from Harvard Medical School, where he also completed his residency and fellowship. He's been on staff at the Emergency Department at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge since 2003. He is the lead author of an online compendium Procedures Consult - Emergency Medicine as well as an editor of Roberts & Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, a landmark textbook in the field.

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