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Professional Development

CPD/CME – Continuous Professional Development and Continuing Medical Education

About Professional Development

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Articles and Books:

  • Advancing Educators and Education: Defining the Components of Educational Scholarship. The Summary Report and Findings from the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs Consensus Conference on Educational Scholarship, Association of Medical Colleges, 2007.
  • AAMC. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Competencies Across the Learning Continuum. AAMC New & Emerging Areas in Medicine Series. Wash, DC: AAMC; 2019.
  • Bynum, WE, Adams, AV, Edelman, CE, Uijtdehaage, S , Artino, SR and Fox, JW. Addressing the Elephant in the Room: A Shame
  • Resilience Seminar for Medical Students, Acad Med. 2019;94:1132–1136. First published online February 5, 2019 doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002646
  • Cruess RL, Cruess SR, Boudreau JD, Snell L, Steinert Y. Reframing Medical Education to Support Professional Identity Formation: Academic Medicine. 2014;89(11):1446-1451. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000000427
  • Cruess RL, Cruess SR, Steinert Y. Amending Miller’s Pyramid to Include Professional Identity Formation: Academic Medicine. 2016;91(2):180-185. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000000913
  • Gonzalo, JD, Chang, A, & Wolpaw, DR,  New Educator Roles for Health Systems Science: Implications of New Physician Competencies for U.S. Medical School Faculty;  Acad Med. 2019;94:501–506. First published online December 4, 2018 doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002552
  • Jarvis-Selinger S, Pratt DD, Regehr G. Competency Is Not Enough: Integrating Identity Formation Into the Medical Education Discourse. Academic Medicine. 2012;87(9):1185-1190. doi:10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182604968
  • Kyratsis Y, Atun R, Phillips N, Tracey P, George G. Health Systems in Transition: Professional Identity Work in the Context of Shifting Institutional Logics. AMJ. 2016;60(2):610-641. doi:10.5465/amj.2013.0684
  • Methods for Teaching Medicine. Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD, MACP and Georgette Stratos. PhD, Editors, from the ACP Teaching Medicine Series, Jack Ende, MD,MACP Series Editor, ACP Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010.
  • Simpson, D, Marcdante, K, and Souza, KH. The Power of Peers: Faculty Development for Medical Educators of the Future Journal of Graduate Medical Education, October 2019. DOI:
  • Wong, BM & Holmboe, ES. Transforming the Academic Faculty Perspective in Graduate Medical Education to Better Align Educational and Clinical Outcomes Acad Med. 2016;91:473–479. First published online December 22, 2015. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001035
  • Sood, A, Tigges, B, Helitzer, D; Mentoring Early-Career Faculty Researchers Is Important—But First “Train the Trainer” Acadademic Medicine. First published online doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001264


Web-based Resources:

  • Baylor College of Medicine. Faculty Development Conference: A 2020 Vision of Faculty Development Across the Medical Education Continuum; February 26–27, 2010; Houston, Tex. index.cfm?pmid15709. Accessed December 20, 2010.
  • Choosing Wisely  Website with lists and patient materials:
  • Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. From  the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, updated 2016.
  • High Value Care (American College of Physicians)
  • Institute of Medicine. 1990. Medicare: A Strategy for Quality Assurance: Executive Summary IOM Committee to Design a Strategy for Quality Review and Assurance in Medicare . Washington: National Academy Press.​