The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine (KPSOM) has been selected to participate in a national effort by the American Medical Association aimed at transforming medical education from the ground up. KPSOM will join a new Innovation Groundwork Team as part of the AMA’s ChangeMedEd Initiative. The team will focus on Health Systems Science (HSS) assessment in clinical environments as part of the AMA’s focus on improving competency-based medical education (CBME).
Abbas Hyderi, MD, MPH, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Professor of Clinical Science, was chosen as the national co-chair of the groundwork team, along with Rosalyn Maben-Feaster, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Michigan. Hyderi will serve as the Principal Investigator for the Initiative’s two-year grant of $25,000 per year, and he will collaborate with co-investigators Anthony Burgos, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Clinical Science and Health Systems Science; Jung Kim, PhD, MPH, CPH, Assistant Professor of Health Systems Science; Jennifer Loh, MD, FACE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Science; Wendy Madigosky, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, Associate Professor of Health Systems Science; and Lindsay Mazotti, MD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education and Professor of Clinical Science.