Master Clinician Mentorship Series

2021-2022 ACE Master Clinician Mentorship Series

Please join us for the 2021-2022 ACE Master Clinician Mentorship Series. This series was designed specifically for the needs of clinical faculty, to help them thrive and grow at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. If you consider yourself a clinician or future clinician, please join us and learn what you can do to further your career, optimize your practice at Columbia, and meet like-minded peers.


Past Events

"Etiquette of a Clinical Consultation"

Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Time: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Zoom

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series session. This panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Christopher Irobunda, is an exceptional opportunity to hear a panel of master clinicians discuss the etiquette of a clinical consultation. The discussion will focus on best practices and expert advice, and will cover inpatient, outpatient, and virtual visits. There will be time for a Q&A, so please come with questions.

Panelists:

Tracey Arnell

Associate Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center

Penelope Lema

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

Teresa McCann

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center

Carrie Ruzal-Shapiro

Professor of Radiology at the Columbia University Medical Center

Peter Shapiro

Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center

Moderator:

Christopher Irobunda

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT 

The Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Materials:

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“Choosing a Career Path and Defining Your Career Goals” 

Dr. Carrie Ruzal-Shapiro, MD

Dr. Carrie Ruzal-Shapiro, MD
Professor of Radiology at the Columbia University Medical Center

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Location: Zoom 

Time: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Description:

Dr. Ruzal-Shapiro’s talk is entitled “Choosing a Career Path and Defining Your Career Goals,” a master clinician’s perspective on ingredients for faculty success.

Materials:

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A New Era in Healthcare: Innovating with Telehealth Part 2 | Technical Hurdles

Telehealth Part 2 poster
  • Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. 

Panelists:

  • Keith Brenner, MD 
    Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Peter Greenwald, MD, MS, FACEP
    Director of Telemedicine for the Department of Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Kimberly D. Morel, MD
    Associate Professor of Dermatology at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Erica L. Olsen, MD
    Director for Virutal Health Services for the Department of Emergency Medicine at CUIMC
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at CUIMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Moderator:

  • Julie Khlevner, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeon

Description:

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series panel discussion entitled "A New Era in Healthcare: Innovating with Telehealth.” This second of two parts will cover diagnostic hurdles.

Materials:

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 New Era in Healthcare: Innovating with Telehealth Part 1 | Technical Hurdles

A New Era In Healthcare poster
  • Date: Wednesday, November, 18, 2020
  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. 

Panelists:

  • Rachel A. Lewis, MD 
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Ali Andre Mencin, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Peter J. Stahl, MD
    Associate Professor of Urology at CUMC
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Moderator:

  • Christopher Irobunda, MD, PhD
    Jim Ovia Associate Professor of Cardiology in (Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeon

Description:

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series panel discussion entitled "A New Era in Healthcare: Innovating with Telehealth.” This first of two parts will cover technical hurdles.

Materials:

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Team Building

Dr. Lorna Dove, MD
Professor of Medicine (in Surgery) at the Columbia University Medical Center

  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
  • Location: CTSA Classrooms 405 A/B (PH, 10th Floor)
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 8:00am-9:00am
    • Session 2: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Description:

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series session with Dr. Lorna Dove, Professor of Medicine (in Surgery) at the Columbia University Medical Center.  Dr. Dove’s talk will be entitled “Team Building”, a master clinician’s perspective on how to build a clinical team and the importance of team building.

Materials:

"Team Building" with Lorna Dove


Managing an Adverse Event: The Clinician’s Perspective 

  • Date: Wednesday November 6, 2019
  • Location: The Faculty Club (VP&S Building, 4th floor)
  • Time: 8:00am-9:30am

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series panel discussion entitled “Managing an Adverse Event: The Clinician’s Perspective”.

This panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Christopher Irobunda will be an exceptional opportunity to hear a panel of master clinicians, a legal counsel, and an insurance company (physician) executive discuss how to limit and manage providers’ exposure to complications that arise in daily patient care.

Panelists:

  • John Evanko, MD, MBA
    Chief Medical Officer, SVP for Patient Safety and Loss Prevention
    MCIC Vermont LLC
  • David Lowenthal, MD, JD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • William Middlesworth, MD
    R. Peter Altman, MD Professor of Pediatric Surgery (in Surgery) at the Columbia University Medical Center
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Brian J. Noonan, Esq.
    Vice President, Claims & Litigation Management/Associate General Counsel
    NewYork-Presbyterian

Moderator:

  • Christopher Irobunda, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Materials:

"Managing an Adverse Event: The Clinician’s Perspective""


Chronic Symptoms That Don't Improve, Caring for Patients and Managing Ourselves in the Face of Unending Suffering

Nancy Chang, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

  • Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Location: VP&S Amphitheater 1 (VP&S Building, floor 1)
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 8:00am-9:00am
    • Session 2: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series session with Dr. Nancy Chang, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Chang’s talk will be entitled “Chronic Symptoms That Don't Improve, Caring for Patients and Managing Ourselves in the Face of Unending Suffering”, a master clinician’s thoughts on management of difficult and chronic patients’ and their disease states.

Materials:

Nancy Chang


Mentoring Towards Success

Susan L. Rosenthal, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Pediatrics and Psychiatry)
Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics

  • Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
  • Location: VP&S Amphitheater 7 (VP&S Building, floor 7)
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 8:00am-9:00am
    • Session 2: 12:00pm-1:00pm 

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series session with Dr. Susan Rosenthal, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Pediatrics and Psychiatry); Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics; and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Rosenthal’s talk will be entitled “Mentoring Towards Success”, a master clinician’s thoughts on training the next generation.

Materials:

Mentoring Towards Success


Addressing Physician Burnout and Stress: Tools for Deliberate Practice to Promote Well-Being

Lubya Konopasek, MD

Lyuba Konopasek, MD
Director, Physician Engagement and Well-Being Programs
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

  • Date: Tuesday January 8, 2019
  • Location: VP&S Amphitheater 7 (VP&S Building, floor 7)
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 8:00am-9:00am
    • Session 2: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the next Master Clinician Mentorship Series session with Dr. Lyuba Konopasek, MD, Director, Physician Engagement and Well-Being Programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Konopasek’s talk will be entitled “Addressing Physician Burnout and Stress: Tools for Deliberate Practice to Promote Well-Being”, a master clinician’s thoughts on drivers of physician burnout and distress and strategies to promote well-being.

Materials:

Addressing Physician Burnout and Stress: Tools for Deliberate Practice to Promote Well-Being


Emerging End-of-Life Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice

Kenneth Prager, MD
Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of Clinical Ethics

  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Location: CTSA Classrooms 405 A/B (PH, 10th Floor)
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 12:00pm-1:00pm
    • Session 2: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the first Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2018-2019 academic year with Dr. Kenneth Prager, MD, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Prager’s talk is entitled “Emerging End-of-Life Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice”, a master clinician’s thoughts on diverging ethical dilemmas for physicians dealing with patients at the end of life.

This is the first of a series of discussions designed specifically for the needs of clinical faculty, to help them thrive and grow at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. If you consider yourself a clinician or future clinician, please join us for this series and learn what you can do to further your career, optimize your practice at Columbia, and meet like-minded peers.

Materials:

Emerging End-of-Life Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice


The Difficult and the VIP Patient

Photo of Dr. Philip Muskin

Philip Muskin, MD
Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center

  • Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Hammer Health Sciences Center, Room 301
  • Session 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for the first Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2017-2018 academic year with Dr. Philip Muskin, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Muskin’s talk will be entitled “The Difficult and the VIP Patient”, a master clinician's thoughts on managing complex patients.

Materials:

The Difficult and the VIP Patient

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Excellent Clinician’s Path in an Academic Environment

James McKiernan, MD
John K. Lattimer Professor of Urology
Chairman, Department of Urology

  • Friday, December 8, 2017
  • VP&S Amphitheater 1 (VP&S 1st Floor)
  • Session 1: 7:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for its second Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2017-2018 academic year with Dr. James McKiernan, MD, John K. Lattimer Professor of Urology and Chairman, Department of Urology and Chair of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Clinical Excellence. Dr. McKiernan’s talk will be entitled “The Excellent Clinician’s Path in an Academic Environment”, a master clinician's thoughts on the role of clinicians at academic medical centers.

Materials:

The Excellent Clinician’s Path in an Academic Environment

 

 

 

 

 

 


How to be a Successful Mentee

Susan Rosenthal, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Pediatrics and Psychiatry)

  • Friday, January 19, 2018
  • Neurological Institute Auditorium (NI, 1st floor)
  • Session 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for its third Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2017-2018 academic year with Susan Rosenthal, PhD, ABPP; Professor of Medical Psychology (in Pediatrics and Psychiatry). Dr. Rosenthal talk will be entitled “How to be a Successful Mentee”. Join ACE to learn key tips for making any mentoring situation more productive.

Materials:


Physician Leadership of the Faculty Practice and the Relationship of the Hospital and the University

G.A. (Jack) Cioffi, MD
Edward S. Harkness Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology
President, Columbia Doctors & Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs

  • Friday, March 23, 2018
  • VP&S Amphitheater 7 (VP&S 7th Floor)
  • Session 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for its fourth Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2017-2018 academic year with Dr. G.A. (Jack) Cioffi, MD, Edward S. Harkness Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology and President, Columbia Doctors & Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs. Dr. Cioffi’s talk will be entitled “Physician Leadership of the Faculty Practice and the Relationship of the Hospital and the University”. You work for the university but in a hospital setting. The ancillary staff work for the hospital. Join ACE and Dr. Cioffi to begin to understand the complex relationship between the university and hospital and how their overlapping and divergent goals and missions affect you.

Materials:

Physician Leadership of the Faculty Practice and the Relationship of the Hospital and the University


Building Interdisciplinary Clinical Programs

Mathew Maurer, MD
Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

  • Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time:
    • Session 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
    • Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
  • Location: CTSA Classrooms 405 A&B (PH 10th Floor)

Description: 

Please join the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) for its fifth Master Clinician Mentorship Series of the 2017-2018 academic year with Dr. Mathew Maurer, MD, Arnold and Arlene Goldstein Professor of Cardiology (in Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Maurer’s talk will be entitled “Building Interdisciplinary Clinical Programs”. Join ACE to learn key tips for building interdisciplinary clinical programs.

Materials:

Building Interdisciplinary Clinical Programs

 

 

 

 


What I’ve Learned: The Importance of Clinical Excellence

Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, MD
Edgar M. Leifer Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum speaks at a lectern.
  • Date: Friday, April 28th
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Location: Vagelos Education Center (VEC), Room 201

Description: 

A master clinician's thoughts on the importance of clinical excellence and excellent clinicians at an academic medical center. This is the inaugural session of a series of discussions designed specifically for the needs of clinical faculty, to help them thrive and grow at the Columbia University Medical Center. If you consider yourself a clinician or future clinician, please join us at this series and learn what you can do to further your career, optimize your practice at Columbia and meet like-minded peers.