P r i -Me d : t r a n s f o r Mi n g t he f ut ur e o f P r o f e s s i o na l Me d i c a l e d u c a t i o n
Pepecte on te Fte o Poeona Meca Ecaton
A conuence of factos and eents fom wthn and outsde heathcae ae apd adancng the needto ethnk and enent how pofessona medca educaton s conceptuazed, deeed and echanged. As one of the most ecognzed podes of ongong pofessona medca educaton fo pma caephscans (PCPs) acoss the U.S., P-Med
s ected to be at the foefont of ths sea change. The goba “open educaton” moement, popeed b an aa of technoogca adancements, haspompted a moe dstbute, coaboate and tanspaent eanng enonment fo cncans seekng nfomaton and educaton. Content now emanates fom moe dese souces, and s shaed fee n ea tme among coeagues. Phscans ae becomng acte engaged n the eanng pocess anddemandng addtona oppotuntes to shae and dscuss nfomaton wth the pees. The tadtonafomat of e meetngs s eong towads a moe nteacte and ncuse eanng enonment, wth an emphass on dgta and mutmeda toos as pat of the epeence. Wth a stead nceasng need fo on-demand nfomaton to suppot cnca cae, phscans ae suppementng e medcameetng attendance wth onne and new meda pogams, as we as soca meda patfoms, thatenabe accessbe, tme, ubqutous and affodabe eanng on a contnua bass. Fundng modes aeeong, as we: hstoca naow n scope, fundng fo medca educaton s epandng to mut-souce modes ncuse of stakehodes who pa a oe n the pma cae contnuum.B hanessng ou deep undestandng of the phscan eanng pocess and eeagng the eseoof tust and oat we hae but wth ou ast communt of phscan eanes, P-Med s posedto ead and acceeate the tansfomaton at hand. We ae coaboatng wth ou cuent patnes todeeop noe modes fo educaton and new dgta esouces fo ou eanes and facut netwok. Amdst ths eouton, we w bud on ou tadton of deeng st-n-cass content, and eman who focused on ou msson to pode meanngfu educaton that dect mpacts and mpoespatent cae. We thank ou fo ou nteest n P-Med and nte ou to jon us as we ushe n ths emakabenew phase n pofessona medca educaton.