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Pfizer is pleased to offer these pages as a resource to organizations engaged in advancing health by addressing knowledge gaps and behavior change.

 

Pfizer's office of Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGL&C), hosts a series of webinars aimed at maintaining an open and transparent dialog about independent medical education, healthcare quality improvement, adult learning, grantsmanship, and evaluation.  Once a webinar is scheduled an announcement will be sent out to all registered users of our grant management system and a registration link will be posted on this page.

For your reference, presentations are posted below shortly after the webinar occurs.

 





Webinar Date Slides With Audio
#27: IGLC Updates (CGA vs. RFP, 2015 Overview, Sunshine Act) October 1, 2014 Slides only Slides with audio
#26: IGLC - Expanding Track 2 Activities June 16, 2014 Slides only Slides with audio
#25: Healthcare 20/20: Learning Forward April 15, 2013 Slides only No longer available
#24: 2012 Update-MEG Request for Proposal Strategies December 5, 2012 Slides only No longer available
#23: 2012 Update-MEG Request for Proposal Strategies September 19, 2012 Slides only No longer available
#22: Quality Improvement: Lessons from Practice June 20, 2012 Slides only No longer available
#21: An Update on Track 2: Annual Meetings Mar 21, 2012 Slides only No longer available
#20: 2012 and Beyond: Pfizer's Support of CME, CPD and Quality Improvement Dec 2, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#19: Cease Smoking Today (CS2Day) Data Capture Nov 4, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#18: Using the Architecture of CPD to Build the Patient-Centered Medical Home / What is the Role of CME in Patient Centered Care? Oct 7, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#17: The Value Proposition of CME Sep 9, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#16: Considerations for Health Systems and PI-CME / Using Small Groups and PI-CME at Carle Aug 5, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#15: Common Errors in Developing Educational Programs: CSI, Alignment, and the Three-Legged Stool July 8, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#14: Review of Grant Request Scorecard June 3, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#13: Satisfaction Survey Data & Sticky Education May 6, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#12: Needs Assessment in Grant Making Apr 1, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#11: Block Grants Mar 4, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#10: Patient-Level Data Feb 4, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#9: It's All About the Patients Jan 7, 2011 Slides only No longer available
#8: Think Globally, Empower Locally: Crossing Borders to Improve Quality of Care Dec 3, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#7: Pfizer MEG's 2011 Goals Nov 5, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#6: Rational for Grant Denial & Best Practices from Northern Michigan Oct 1, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#5: Exploring the Value of Social Media for CME Professionals Sep 10, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#4: CGA Updates & Planning for and Assessing the Impact of Learning Activities Aug 6, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#3: Recent Communications & Scorecard Criteria Jul 9, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#2: Overview of MEG Windows 1 and 2 & Anatomy of a Funded Request Jun 4, 2010 Slides only No longer available
#1: The MEG 2-Step & Mitigating Bias in CME May 7, 2010 Slides only No longer available

 

These publications are examples of studies conducted by health care organizations that examine the continuing education needs of health care professionals. Pfizer's only role in these projects has been to provide educational grant support. All studies are completely independent and were conducted without any influence or involvement of Pfizer colleagues.

Cardiovascular Risk

Supported by a grant to the American Heart Association: Doroodchi H, Abdolrasulnia M, Foster JA, et al. (2008). Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians in the management of patients at risk for cardiovascular events. BMC Fam Pract;9(1):42.

Supported by a grant to Duke University: Arepally G, Bauer KA, Bhatt DL, et al. (2010). The use of antithrombotic therapies in the prevention and treatment of arterial and venous thrombosis: a survey of current knowledge and practice supporting the need for clinical education. Crit Pathways Cardiol.;9:41-48.

Oncology

Supported by a grant to the University of Nebraska Medical Center: Educational needs assessment to identify the decision-making and information-seeking patterns of clinicians managing patients with hematologic malignancies

Supported by a grant to Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower: CML, ALL, or B-Cell Lymphomas: Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Hematologist Oncologists in the United States

Supported by a grant to Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower: Renal Cell Carcinoma: Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Medical Oncologists in the United States

Supported by a grant to Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower: Optimal Care of Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Clinical and Contextual Needs Among US Oncology Specialist Healthcare Providers

 

Overactive Bladder

Supported by a grant to the International Urogynecological Association: IUGA. (2009). IUGA roundtable on sexual dysfunction in women. 20(Suppl 1):1-71.

Supported by a grant to the University of Cincinnati: Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association. (2008). Overactive Bladder: An Integrated Needs Assessment.

 

Pain

Supported by a grant to to Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School: Beliefs and Attitudes about Opioid Prescribing and Chronic Pain Managements: Survey of Primary Care Providers

 

 

These publications refer to educational methodology and results related to grants supported by Pfizer. Pfizer's only role in these projects has been to provide educational grant support. All studies are completely independent and were conducted without any influence or involvement of Pfizer colleagues.

 

Cardiovascular Risk

Supported by a grant to American Heart Association.
Foster JA, Salinas GD, Sanchez A, Casebeer L, Yancy CW. (2010). Cultural competency to reduce stroke disparities - a patient perspective. American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease [abstract]. 6.

Foster JA, Salinas GD, Sanchez A, Casebeer L, Yancy CW. (2010). Culturally appropriate cardiovascular risk management - are physicians prepared for the task. American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease [abstract]. 77.

Supported by a grant to the University of Pennsylvania.
Kostic M, Raichle L, Hayes S, Murray S. (2011) Optimizing primary care provider-patient communication to increase patient adherence. Alliance for Continuing Medical Education [abstract F33].

Supported by a grant to the University of Cincinnati.
Eckman MH1, Wise RE, Naylor K, Arduser L, Lip GY, Kissela B, Flaherty M, Kleindorfer D, Khan F, Schauer DP, Kues J, Costea A (2015). Developing an Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Support Tool (AFGuST) for shared decision making. Curr Med Res Opin. 2015 Apr;31(4):603-14.

Menopause

Supported by a grant to University of Wisconsin
Shershneva MB, Wang M, Lindeman GC, Savoy JN, Olson CA. (2010). Commitment to Practice Change: an evaluator's perspective. Eval Health Prof. 0(0):1-20. 6.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Supported by a grant to the Chatham Institute
Bingham CO, Costenbader KH, Bender S, Duch D, Weinblatt ME. (2010). Educating primary care providers on rheumatoid arthritis translates to changes in practice and referrals: results from the RAPID Continuing Medical Education Program. The American College of Rheumatology. [abstract].

Supported by a grant to the Peer-Point Medical Education Institute
Bird GC, Scotti J, Kennison R. (2010). Improving Primary Care Management of Joint Pain through a PI/QI-CME Approach. CE Meas. 4:60-67.

Smoking Cessation

Supported by a grant to The California Academy of Family Physicians
Shershneva MB, Harper PL, Elsinger LM, Olson CA. (2010). Facilitating multiorganizational smoking cessation knowledge translation through on-line toolkit for educators and clinicians. J Contin Educ Health Prof.;30(2):149-150.

 

Learning and Behavioral Change

Pfizer IGLC is focused on accelerating the translation of clinical science to quality patient care. This mission is carried out through partnerships with the global healthcare community to improve patient outcomesin areas of mutual interest through support of measurable learning and change strategies.

The publications below are provided as evidence of the intersection of education and behavior change and the relevant impact on advancing quality healthcare.

American Hospital Association report on the value of CME, accessible here: http://www.ahaphysicianforum.org/news/enews/2014/091814.html#01

Ten tips for incorporating scientific quality improvement into everyday work: http://qualitysafety.bmj.com.proxy1.athensams.net/content/20/Suppl_1/i69.full.pdf+html

Global health, Global learning: http://www.bmj.com.proxy1.athensams.net/content/316/7128/385

Achieving Desired Results and Improving Outcomes: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.proxy1.athensams.net/doi/10.1002/chp.20001/abstract;jsessionid=CAD1A09A1B6EDF449F09A1D07961611A.f01t03

Knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes: http://www.accme.org/ask-accme/whats-difference-between-knowledge-competence-performance-and-patient-outcomes

Medical Education Online, What are the implications of implementation science for medical education: http://med-ed-online.net/index.php/meo/article/view/27003/pdf_23

Training Resources and References for CME Professional Staff and Faculty

AAFP: Tools for CME developers from the American Academy of Family Physicians

ACCME: Multimedia educational resources provided by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

ACEhp: Educational offerings from the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

AMA: AMA Physician's Recognition Award Booklet 2010 Revision

CCHCP: Website for the Commission for Certification for Healthcare CPD Professionals

CMEpalooza: Archive of educational webinars for CME/CE professionals

IHI:The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Knowledge Center resources

JCEHP: The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions is the journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education & The Council on CME, and the Association for Hospital Medical Education.

NFEI: National Faculty Education Initiative developed by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions and the Society for Academic CME

PhRMA: The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals

SACME: List of CME resources from the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

Useful Publications Related to the Effectiveness and Value of Medical Education

Continuing Education in the Health Professions: Improving Healthcare through Lifelong Learning Proceedings of the Conference Chaired by Suzanne W. Fletcher, M.D., M.Sc. Published by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 2008

Continuing Medical Education: AMEE Education Guide No 35 Nancy Davis, David Davis, Ralph Block January 1, 2008

Moore, D.E. et. al Achieving desired results and improved outcomes: Integrating planning and assessment throughout learning activities, J Contin Educ Health Prof 2009; 29(1): 1-15

Cervero M, Gaines J. Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education: Updated Synthesis of Systematic Reviews. Commissioned and funded by the ACCME. November 4, 2014.

Cervero M, Gaines J. Is There a Relationship between Commericial Support and Bias in Continuing Medical Education Activities? An Updated Literature Review. Commissioned and funded by the ACCME. April, 2014.

Davis NL, et al. Improving the value of CME: impact of an evidence-based CME credit designation on facutly and learners. Fam Med. 2009 Nov-Dec:41(10)735-40.

Dietze D. et al. Why We Matter: Successful Strategies for Demonstrating the Value of CE within Your Own Organizations. Presented by the ACEhp Advocacy Committee. April 8, 2015.

Combes J.R. and Arespacochaga E. Continuing Medical Education as a Strategic Resource. American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum. Chicago, IL. Septebmer 2014.

 

 

 

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