Continuing Education in the Health Professions: Improving Healthcare Through Lifelong Learning (Macy Foundation) – the monograph

Final Report
The final report is available as of May 16, 2008:
Continuing Education in the Health Professions: Improving Healthcare Through Lifelong Learning. A Conference Sponsored by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. Chaired by Suzanne W. Fletcher, M.D., M.Sc. Bermuda,  November 2007. Edited by Mary Hager, Sue Russell, and Suzanne W. Fletcher, M.D., M.Sc. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 2008.

CONTENTS
I. APPROACHES TO KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT— WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOES NOT (p. 29)
How Physicians Learn and How to Design Learning Experiences for Them
—Donald E. Moore, Jr, PhD (p. 30-62)
Transforming Continuing Medical Education Through Maintainence of Certification
—F. Daniel Duffy, M.D.
Internet Continuing Education (p. 82)
—Denise Basow, M.D
Informatics Skills Needed!
—Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D
—David C. Slawson, M.D.

II. FINANCING CONTINUING EDUCATION: WHO, HOW, AND WHY (p. 103)
Financial Support for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
—Robert Steinbrook, M.D.
—Jordan J. Cohen, M.D.

III. DESIGNING SYSTEMS FOR LIFELONG LEARNING TO IMPROVE HEALTH (p. 141)
Continuing Health Professional Education Delivery in the United States
—David A. Davis, M.D., and Trina Loofbourrow, B.A.
—Pamela Mitchell, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.
Learning to Work Together to Improve the Quality of Healthcare
—Maryjoan D. Ladden, Ph.D., R.N.
—Carol Havens, M.D

IV. REACTION FROM THE TRENCHES (p. 195)
—Grant S. Fletcher, M.D., M.P.H.
—James A. Clever, M.D.
—Susan W. Wesmiller, M.S., R.N.
—Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A.

V. MOVING TOWARDS THE FUTURE (p. 209)
Continuing Medical Education: Some Important Odds and Ends
—David C. Leach, M.D.

Discussion Highlights (p. 216)
Conference Conclusions and Recommendations (p. 219)
Additional References Suggested by Conference Participants
Biographical Sketches and Statements of Potential Conflicts of Interest of Conference Participants

For reactions to the chairman’s summary of this report, see this page.


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