AOA Grand Rounds are combined Medicine/Surgery Grand Rounds held annually during Match Week. The event consists of a Grand Rounds presentation as well as a lunch talk give by an AOA visiting professor, selected by the AOA Co-Presidents. This is a wonderful event to honor our elected AOA class and celebrate their accomplishments while learning about an exciting and hot-button topic in medicine!
AOA Visiting Professor: Dr. Vineet Arora Title: "Using the FORCE to Teach Value in Academic Health Centers" Date: Wednesday, March 14 at 8:30am-9:30am Location: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Tamkin Auditorium
Dr. Vineet Aurora
Vineet Arora, MD, AM'03 is Assistant Dean of Scholarship & Discovery and Director of GME Clinical Learning Environment and Innovation at University of Chicago. In the latter role, she bridges educational and hospital leadership to integrate residents and fellows into the quality, safety, and value missions of the institution. Dr. Arora is committed to mentoring students in scholarly work and directs the popular NIH-funded Pritzker Summer Research Program. Through AHRQ, NIH, and ABIM Foundation funding, she has developed and evaluated novel interventions that combine systems change with adult learning theory to improve care and learning in teaching hospitals.
She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, often with medical students, with coverage in the New York Times, NPR, and the Associated Press. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Internal Medicine. As the Director of Educational Initiatives at Costs of Care, she co-chaired the Teaching Value Choosing Wisely Challenge and co-authored Understanding Value-Based Healthcare, from McGraw Hill. For her work, she has received the American College of Physicians Walter J. McDonald Young Physician Award, the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Excellence in Hospital Medicine Research Award, and the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Fred Brancati Leadership and Mentorship Award. In 2011, she was named to “20 People Who Make American Healthcare Better” by Health Leaders Magazine.
Dr. Arora earned her medical degree at the Washington University in St. Louis and completed her residency, chief residency, and Masters in Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Dr. Arora regularly tweets about medical education, technology, and health policy at @futuredocs.