After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1|Describe effective methods for providing feedback (and evaluation information) in specific, timely, actionable manner
2|Discuss strategies for optimizing clinical and intraoperative assessments to promote learner development
3|Review how Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) complement competency-based resident education


Neal Seymour, MD
Professor of Surgery
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Residency Program Director
Baystate Medical Center

David Tashjian, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Associate Residency Program Director
Baystate Medical Center 

Gladys Fernandez, MD
Interim Associate DIO
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Assistant Residency Program Director
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

MOC – for physicians

 Successful completion of this CME activity enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement(s) of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.  

Session date: 
02/09/2023 - 7:00am to 9:00am EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 American Board of Surgery MOC

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