Creating Consensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender Health Differences into Medical Curricula


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Creating Consensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender Health Differences into Medical Curricula

  1. 1. M ayo SCho ol R E T I i nuou sFLU Ssion a lI Gevelopme ntB R O c H U of Cont T L E P rofe s H R D H T Creating Consensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender Health Differences into Medical Curricula September 24-25, 2012 Leighton Auditorium Siebens Medical Education Building Rochester, Minnesota REGISTER ONLINE NOW!
  2. 2. COURSE DESCRIPTIONSex and gender differences exist in the manifestation and prevalence ofmany conditions and diseases apart from reproductive function. Theseinclude but are not limited to cardiovascular disease, immunologicaldisorders, neurological diseases, musculoskeletal diseases and others. Yetmany clinician training programs neglect to integrate this informationacross their curricula. This program will focus on integrating medicalknowledge of sex and gender differences in health and disease intoundergraduate medical school curricula.COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVESUpon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:1. Articulate the need to integrate sex- and gender-based competencies in medical education and training.2. Identify gaps specific to sex- and gender-based concepts in physiology and pathophysiology in existing medical school curricula.3. Develop sex- and gender-based medical competencies for integration into medical education.4. Provide practical mechanisms to integrate sex- and gender-based medical competencies into teaching strategies.Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competenceor proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may bediscussed or taught in this course.INTENDED AUDIENCEDeans of medical education and directors of medical curricula and residencytraining programs, health professions educators who plan curricula formedical students, medical students/staff, residents or practicing physiciansinterested in women’s health, and sex- and gender-based medicine.CREDITCollege of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, is accredited by the Accreditation Councilfor Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical educationfor physicians.College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, designates this live activity for amaximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claimonly the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in theactivity.GRANTS AND EXHIBITSThis course is supported, in part, by educational funds from theMildred L. and Garnet L. Findling Named Visiting Professorship in theMayo Medical School, in accordance with ACCME Standards.
  3. 3. DATE AND LOCATIONCreating Consensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender Health Differencesinto Medical Curricula will be held September 24-25, 2012. Courseheadquarters will be located in Leighton Auditorium on the second floor ofthe Siebens Medical Education Building, Mayo Clinic, 100 Second AvenueSouthwest, Rochester, Minnesota. Meeting facilities are easily accessibleby skyway and pedestrian subway, which connect Mayo Clinic to shops,restaurants and hotels.REGISTRATIONTo register online, visit or complete the attached registration form and return by mail orfax. The registration fee includes tuition, comprehensive electronic coursesyllabus, continental breakfasts, boxed lunch and break refreshments. Aletter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and completedregistration form. Please present the confirmation letter when checking in atthe meeting registration desk. For additional registration information, contact: Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development Plummer 2-60 200 First Street SW Rochester, MN 55905 Website: E-mail: Phone: 800-323-2688 or 507-284-2509 Fax: 507-284-0532CANCELLATION POLICYIf you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a$75 administrative fee, will be refunded when written notification is receivedby Mayo School of CPD before September 10th ( or fax#: 507-284-0532). No refunds will be made on or after September 10th. Canceledregistrations are non-transferable.Mayo School of CPD reserves the right to cancel or postpone any coursedue to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo School ofCPD must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo School of CPD will refundthe registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, orexpenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodgingagencies.TRAVELRochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors fromaround the world each year. The city is serviced by a modern internationalairport with multiple flights daily via American or Delta Airlines. Access toand from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. Theairport is located approximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus.
  4. 4. note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester.When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure thatyour destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage hasbeen properly tagged.Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individualregistrant.LODGING ACCOMMODATIONSGuest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with specialcourse rates at the following downtown Rochester hotels. In order toreceive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room blockis filled or before the expiration date of September 2, whichever comesfirst. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space andrate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the CreatingConsensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender Health Differences intoMedical Curricula course when making your reservation.Hilton Garden Inn DoubleTree Hotel225 South Broadway 150 South Broadway800-445-8667 or 507-285-1234 507-281-8000$119 single/double $139 single/doubleYou may wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau website( and/or for additionalaccommodation options and area information.Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individualregistrant.Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by anindividual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at themeeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees orpenalties are the responsibility of the registrant.PARKINGParking is available in hotel, city, and Mayo patient/visitor ramps. The costfor parking is not included in the registration fee. A map indicating thelocation of downtown parking facilities will be mailed with the registrantconfirmation letter.FACULTYCourse Director Guest FacultyVirginia M. Miller, Ph.D. Marjorie Jenkins, M.D.Mayo Faculty Ana Núñez, M.D.Thomas Viggiano, M.D. Londa Schiebinger, Ph.D.Lynne T. Shuster, M.D. Janice Werbinski, M.D. Susan Wood, M.D.
  5. 5. FACULTY DISCLOSUREAs a provider accredited by ACCME, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic(Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensurebalance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educationalactivities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all otherswho are in a position to control the content of this educational activity arerequired to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercialinterest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguardsagainst commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will discloseany off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instrumentsdiscussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will bepublished in course materials so those participants in the activity mayformulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.PROGRAM SCHEDULEMonday, September 24, 20128:00 am Welcome and Background: Virginia M. Miller, Ph.D. and Thomas R. Viggiano, M.D.8:15 am Keynote Address: TBA9:00 am Designing Sex and Gender Analysis into Research and Teaching: Londa Schiebinger, Ph.D.9:30 am Evaluating the Gaps in Sex and Gender Medicine and the Need to Fill Them: Marjorie Jenkins, M.D.10:00 am BREAK10:30 am Improvement of Post-Secondary Education: Disseminating Proven Reforms: Ana Núñez, M.D.11:00 am Translating Sex and Gender Care to the Community: Susan Wood, Ph.D.11:30 am LUNCH BREAK1:30 pm Workshops (choose from workshop A or B)3:00 pm BREAK3:20 pm Workshops (choose from workshop A, B or C)4:50 pm BREAK5:00 pm Leaders from Workshops A&B report to larger group regarding recommendations or progress (5-7 minutes each)6:00 pm Reception
  6. 6. Workshop AGetting Started: Follow the Path of least Resistance – Participants willreview existing curricula, assess the level of sex and gender integration incurrent curricula, and discuss recommendations for integrating sex andgender concepts into existing programs. Participants are encouraged toshare relevant survey instruments and methods.Workshop BWhere the Rubber Hits the Road – Participants will draft sex-and-gendercompetencies for medical education. This workshop will be led by nationalworkgroup participants active in developing sex and gender competencies.An overview of current progress will be included and input solicited fromparticipants.Workshop Cyou Can lead a Horse to Water – This workshop will provide problem-based teaching strategies for medical educators. Participants will identify aconcept and develop content for a specific learning objective. Groups willpresent a 10 minute lesson to the full group on Tuesday, September 25.Tuesday, September 258:00 am Development of Digital Resources of Sex and Gender Specific Research and Teaching Tools: Janice Werbinksi, M.D.8:30 am Case-based teaching strategies (Workshop participant presentations)10:00 am BREAK10:15 am Leading Culture Change in Medical Education: Thomas R. Viggiano, M.D.10:45 am Summary and Call to Action: Virginia M. Miller, Ph.D.11:00 am Evaluation and Farewell
  7. 7. REGISTRATION FORM 2012R126Creating Consensus: Embedding Concepts of Sex and Gender HealthDifferences into Medical CurriculaSeptember 24-25, 2012Siebens Building, Leighton Auditorium, Rochester, MinnesotaRegister online at: or fax with payment to: Phone: 800-323-2688 Mayo School of Continuous 507-284-2509 Professional Development Fax: 507-284-0532 Plummer 2-60 Website: 200 First Street SW E-mail: Rochester, MN 55905 (Please print or type all information. You may duplicate this form for multiple registrations.)Name First Name Middle Name or Initial Last Name Degree MD DO PhD PA NP Other Institution Medical specialty E-mail:(NOTE: E-mail is the Mayo School of CPD’s primary form of correspondence.)Which do you prefer to be your mailing address: Work/Business HomeWork addressCity State/PV ZIP/PCCountry Home address City State/PV ZIP/PCCountry Home telephone ( ) Business telephone ( ) Int’l Telephone (Country code) (City code) (Phone)FAX ( )Please select the workshops you’d like to attend:1:30 Workshop A B 3:20 Workshop A B CPlease check if you have special accommodation or dietary needs and indicate specific need(s):Registration Fee: Course Registration - $295.00 $ Total Payment Enclosed: $Payment MethodCheck Enclosed (make checks payable to Mayo Clinic)Credit Card: Visa MasterCard DiscoverCard Number Expires Mo/YrSignature Date
  8. 8. Mayo Clinic NON-PROFIT ORG. 200 First Street SW U.S. POSTAGE Rochester, Minnesota 55905 PAID MAYO CLINICMayo School of Continuous Professional DevelopmentCreating Consensus:Embedding Concepts ofSex and Gender HealthDifferences intoMedical CurriculaSeptember 24-25, 2012 Register Now!Leighton AuditoriumSiebens Medical Education BuildingRochester, MNIf you already received a copy of this brochure,please give this brochure to an interested colleague.© 2012 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research MC4157-29