ABMS Conference 2016 Presentations and Posters

ABMS Conference 2016 was held on September 26-28 in Cleveland, OH, and focused on the concepts of engagement, collaboration, and innovation. More than 300 guests from ABMS Member Boards, Associate Members, and other organizations with interests in the areas of continuing certification, quality improvement, patient safety, policy, and research were in attendance as speakers, sponsors, poster presenters, and attendees.

Below are presentations that were given during the Conference, followed by posters from the poster session that was held on September 27 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, featuring late-breaking research and evidence-based practices.

Conference Presentations

Community Engagement: A Strategy for Delivering Value Carol Clothier; Eric McKeeby, MS; Michele S. Pore, MBA; Christine D. Shiffer, MBA American Board of Medical Specialties; American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Anesthesiology; American Board of Surgery
Operations and Planning for Small Organizations Brad Malone, MA, PMP; John Markey, MBA, CPA; Sharon Robinson DelBusso, MS Twin Star Consulting Company; American Board of Anesthesiology; American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Communications Measurement and Tracking Deanna Moore, MPA The Center for Health Affairs
Communications Measurement and Tracking Kathleen Stansberry, PhD Cleveland State University
Communications Measurement and Tracking John Znidarsic Adcom
Building the ABMS Glossary John Mandelbaum, JD; Christopher J. Ondrula, Esq. American Board of Medical Specialties
Top 10 Tips for Effective Interviewing Jennifer Hopp, SPHR, SHRM-CP American Board of Anesthesiology
Customer Relations and Negotiation Skills–Deftly Handling Difficult Situations David Coursey ABMS Solutions
Customer Relations and Negotiation Skills–Deftly Handling Difficult Situations Kevin Rode, PMP American Board of Family Medicine
Customer Relations and Negotiation Skills–Deftly Handling Difficult Situations Kelly Trapp American Board of Radiology
A Global Model for Postgraduate Medical Education Training and Certification: A Case Study from Singapore Krista Allbee American Board of Medical Specialties
A Global Model for Postgraduate Medical Education Training and Certification: A Case Study from Singapore Susan H. Day, MD ACGME International
A Global Model for Postgraduate Medical Education Training and Certification: A Case Study from Singapore Mabel Yap, MBBS, MSc, PhD Ministry of Health, Singapore
Strategic Planning and Operational Metrics Brad Malone, MA, PMP; Laura Skarnulis Twin Star Consulting Company; American Board of Medical Specialties
Data Management Susie Flynn American Board of Medical Specialties
Data Management Kevin Graves, MBA, PMP American Board of Family Medicine
Data Management Teena Nelson, MHA American Board of Medical Specialties
Data Management Ilya Samovskiy American Board of Medical Specialties
Social Media 101: Building Your Professional Brand in the Social Sphere Abby Murray, SPHR American Board of Medical Specialties
Social Media 101: Building Your Professional Brand in the Social Sphere Reed Smith, MBA Gray Digital Group
Plenary Session I – Primum Non Nocere: A UK Perspective on Assuring Patient Safety and Professional Competence Trudie Roberts, BSc, MBChB, PhD, FRCP, FHEA, NTF, Hon FAcadMEd Leeds Institute of Medical Education, Association for Medical Education in Europe
Looking More Closely at Professionalism Joan Sargeant, PhD Dalhousie University
Looking More Closely at Professionalism Claudio Violato, PhD Wake Forest School of Medicine
Tweeting, Posting, YouTube and You: Exploring How Social Media Can Help Tell Member Boards’ Story Michele S. Pore, MBA American Board of Anesthesiology
Tweeting, Posting, YouTube and You: Exploring How Social Media Can Help Tell Member Boards’ Story Reed Smith, MBA Gray Digital Group
Tweeting, Posting, YouTube and You: Exploring How Social Media Can Help Tell Member Boards’ Story Kim Van Brunt American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Evaluating Your Initial Certification Program: Program QI Ann Harman, PhD American Board of Anesthesiology
Evaluating Your Initial Certification Program: Program QI David B. Swanson, PhD American Board of Medical Specialties
The ABMS MOC Directory: Improving MOC through Collaboration and Innovation Susie Flynn American Board of Medical Specialties
How Can Clinical Skills Assessment Become Part of ABMS Board Certification? Jessica Salt, MD Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration
How Can Clinical Skills Assessment Become Part of ABMS Board Certification? Saul J. Weiner, MD Institute for Practice and Provider Performance Improvement (I3PI)
MACRA Implementation and Delivery Reform: Implications for Specialty Practice Mary B. Barton, MD, MPP National Committee for Quality Assurance
MACRA Implementation and Delivery Reform: Implications for Specialty Practice Daniel J. Cole, MD American Board of Anesthesiology
MACRA Implementation and Delivery Reform: Implications for Specialty Practice Hoangmai Pham, MD Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Assessing a Candidate’s Suitability for Certification–Alternative Pathways John Clarkson, MD American Board of Ophthalmology
Assessing a Candidate’s Suitability for Certification–Alternative Pathways Michael Melfe, BS American Board of Internal Medicine
Assessing a Candidate’s Suitability for Certification–Alternative Pathways Professor Trudie Roberts, BSc, MBChB, PhD, FRCP, FHEA, NTF, Hon FAcadMEd Leeds Institute of Medical Education, Association for Medical Education in Europe
Making Change Management Effective Morris J. Blachman, PhD, FACEHP USCSOM-Palmetto Health
Optimizing Your Board's Website Alison Carey, MA; Lamar Goodenough; Tony Rose; Christine D. Shiffer, MBA American Board of Internal Medicine; Digital Wave; Digital Wave; American Board of Surgery
Physician Well-Being: Research Findings and Predictive Value of Board Certification James C. Puffer, MD American Board of Family Medicine
Physician Well-Being: Research Findings and Predictive Value of Board Certification Andrew Shin, JD, MPH Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare
Oral Exams: Examiner Management Anthony Chiodo, MD, MBA University of Michigan Health System
Oral Exams: Examiner Management Ann Harman, PhD American Board of Anesthesiology
Oral Exams: Examiner Management Andrew Jones, PhD American Board of Surgery
Board Eligibility Lee Currin, BA American Board of Pediatrics
Board Eligibility Mira B. Irons, MD American Board of Medical Specialties
Board Eligibility Kevin Randleman, BA American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Building Your Talent Pipeline Donna Campbell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Susan Henick, MS; Jennifer Hopp, SPHR, SHRM-CP; Stacy Mellor, SPHR American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Anesthesiology; American Board of Emergency Medicine
Communicating with the Physician Community Mike Adams American Board of Pediatrics
Communicating with the Physician Community Michele S. Pore, MBA American Board of Anesthesiology
Board Responses to Disciplinary Action Notification Service (DANS) Shannon Bailey, MSM American Board of Family Medicine
Board Responses to Disciplinary Action Notification Service (DANS) Pat Janda, BS American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Disaster Recovery Tim Maloney, CISA, CRISC; Mike Smith, CISA Protiviti; Protiviti
Impact on Initial Certification—External Factors Kathy Malloy Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Plenary Session III – Interprofessional Education and Practice: Implications for Board Certification Barbara Brandt, PhD National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Plenary Session III – Interprofessional Education and Practice: Implications for Board Certification John Combes, MD The American Hospital Association
Revolutionizing MOC Parts II & III Sylvia Aziz, MHA; Trevor Fleck, MPA; Ann Harman, PhD American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Anesthesiology
The Value of Transparency: Patients’ Perspectives Tara Montgomery, BA Consumer Reports
The Value of Transparency: Patients’ Perspectives Caitlin Morris Families USA
Approaches to Classifying Items to Support Modular Examinations Aaron Gudenkauf American Board of Radiology
Approaches to Classifying Items to Support Modular Examinations Kathy Holtzman American Board of Medical Specialties
Approaches to Classifying Items to Support Modular Examinations Jared W. Riel, MA American Board of Pediatrics
Credentialing Forum Christina Giles, CPMSM, MS C. Giles & Associates
Building a User-Friendly Diplomate Portal Alison Carey, MA American Board of Internal Medicine
Building a User-Friendly Diplomate Portal Kevin Rode, PMP American Board of Family Medicine
MOC: Innovations in Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) Deborah J. Culley, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital
MOC: Innovations in Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) Patience Leino, BA, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt American Board of Pediatrics
MOC: Innovations in Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) Teena Nelson, MHA American Board of Medical Specialties
Addressing Evolving Clinical Practice through Training and Certification John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS Florida Department of Health
Addressing Evolving Clinical Practice through Training and Certification Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Addressing Evolving Clinical Practice through Training and Certification Jo Ellen Linder, MD American Board of Emergency Medicine
ABMS Visiting Scholars Program: Presentations from the Field Zachary N. Gordon, MD Regenstrief Institute / Indiana University School of Medicine

 

Conference Posters

ABMS Portfolio Program; Education, Collaboration and Innovation at Work Jamaal Diggins, BA; Teena Nelson, MHA; Ann Williamson, RN, CCRC American Board of Medical Specialties; University of Kentucky
Institutional Quality Improvement for American Board of Ophthalmology Maintenance of Certification Jennifer S. Weizer, MD; Grant M. Greenberg, MD, MA, MHSA; Van Harrison, PhD; Taylor S. Blachley, MS; Paul P. Lee, MD, JD University of Michigan
Maintenance of Certification as a Strategic Asset of a Large Healthcare System: The UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) Approach Barbara Barnes, MD, MS; Melinda Splane, MS; Tamra Minnier, MSN, FACHE University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
American Board of Family Medicine's Continuous Knowledge Self-Assessment (CKSA) Thomas R. O'Neill, PhD; Michael R. Peabody, PhD; Keith W. Thiede, PhD American Board of Family Medicine; Boise State University
Maintenance of Certification Assessment for Pediatrics (MOCA-Peds) Pilot Design Trevor Fleck, MPA American Board of Pediatrics
Reimagining MOC: Innovation in Knowledge Assessment to Support Lifelong Learning Huaping Sun, PhD; Yan Zhou, PhD; Deborah J. Culley, MD; Cynthia A. Lien, MD; Ann E. Harman, PhD; Mary E. Post, MBA, CAE; David O. Warner, MD American Board of Anesthesiology
Administration and Performance on the Spinal Cord Injury: Certification Examination over a 10-year Period Sunil Sabharwal; Anthony Chiodo; Mikaela Raddatz Harvard Medical School; University of Michigan; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Advancing Alignment of Continuing Medical Education with Maintenance of Certification Mira Irons, MD; John Nash American Board of Medical Specialties; Association of American Medical Colleges
An Online Submission Tool to Improve the Quality of Multiple Choice Questions Used for CME and MOC Part II Self-Assessment Pesha Rubinstein, MPH; Laura Fochtmann, MD, MBI; Paul Fu, Jr., MD, MPH; Anupam Goel, MD; Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD; Karl A. Poterack, MD; Keith Woeltje, MD, PhD American Medical Informatics Association; Stony Brook University; Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Advocate Health Care; Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Mayo Clinic; Washington University of Medicine
Protecting the Validity of your Certification Exam Results Joe Kamell Caveon Test Security
The Quality Payment Program for Physicians: Implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 Tom Granatir Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (assembled by ABMS)
Developing and Testing Innovative Payment and Service Delivery Models Tom Granatir CMS Innovation Center (assembled by ABMS)
The Partnership for Patients: Reducing Patient Harm and Improving Care Transition to Reduce Readmissions Tom Granatir CMS Innovation Center (assembled by ABMS)