Academic Health Centers: Addressing Social Determinants of Health
(2015) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP:::: This presentation highlights the importance of making the business case for academic health centers to address the social determinants of health. Recognizing the concerns regarding costs and demand for care, the presentation points out several reasons as to why now is the time for academic health centers to apply internal approaches, collaborate with o...
Medical Education Needs a Reboot
(2016) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP::: This presentation highlights how medical education is shifting from a linear continuum to a multidimensional system, and curriculum is switching from knowledge-based to communication-, management-, and systems-based. A further implication is that the market will play a larger role in healthcare workforce creation and deployment.
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The Medicine Technology Interface: Key to Global Health?
(2017) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP:: This presentation reviews barriers to advancing global health and the role technology can play in improving health and wellbeing, while noting the importance for the health professions to “catch up” in incorporating necessary technological skills.
The Physician in the 21st Century
(2017) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP:: 21st century trends are transforming some of the most basic and timeless qualities of medicine. This presentation highlights the five skills that physicians must master to effectively deliver healthcare in the 21st century.
Is There a Future for Generalists?
(2016) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP:: This presentation to the Association of Departments of Family Medicine reviews the major changes impacting the healthcare professions – changing locus of care, big data sets, team care, technological growth – and highlights the future of practicing physicians from the point of view of the family physician.
The New Physics of Patient Care
(2016) Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD, MACP:: This presentation focuses on the business sector, changing market forces, and science and technology, among other forces that are disrupting multiple aspects of healthcare in general, and academic health centers in particular. These forces at play in 21st century healthcare are, in effect, creating a “new physics” of patient care.