Are you still reflecting on the amazing learnings and takeaways you brought back from the Alliance 2023 Annual Conference? Keep the conversation going with this episode of the Alliance Podcast, recorded live from National Harbor, Maryland. In this episode, Rebecca Kolb, MA; Magna Patel, MD, MBA; and Tina Miller, BS; recap their session, “Best Practices for Managing the Regularly Scheduled Series.” The presenters share key takeaways from each of their learning objectives: applying standardization tools, utilizing principles of continuous improvement and recognizing the role of change management. Also, they give insight into their best-kept secrets for creating innovative education series while maintaining accreditation standards and emphasize the value of reaching out to your colleagues as you manage an RSS.
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Rebecca Kolb, MA, has devoted 16+ years to healthcare education. She partners with healthcare professionals to design, implement and evaluate accredited educational interventions. Prior to working directly in medical education, she served as a quality improvement consultant for primary care community healthcare professionals. She holds a MA in research methods from Towson University.
Magna Patel, MD, MBA, is the RSS manager for Stanford University School of Medicine. Magna has a background in the healthcare field, and has spent eight years in the field of continuing education. She partners with Stanford departments to develop and manage the Regularly Scheduled Series and Maintenance of Certification/Continuous Certification programs at Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education.
Tina Miller, BS, is a CME specialist at Henry Ford Health in Detroit. Tina has a background in the healthcare field and has spent 5.5 years in the continuing medial education specialty. She partners with fellow CME specialists and Henry Ford departments to manage the accredited Regulary Scheduled Series, specials, enduring materials, and Maintenance of Certification programs for HFH medical professionals, as well as other physicians and healthcare professionals in the region.