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;
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
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.
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
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.
Other Useful Resources and Guidelines