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  1. 1.   http://www.pedsubs.org May, 2007
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>For years there was a recognized void in organized communication between pediatric subspecialists and the larger spectrum of organizations representing pediatrics. </li></ul><ul><li>Over the last two years, FOPO, AAP, ABP, PAS/SPR, APPD, and AMSPDC (most specifically Drs.Behrman, Stapleton, Schnaper, and Sectish) sponsored a number of exploratory meetings which culminated in the formation of CoPS (Council of Pediatric Subspecialties) in September 2006. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission <ul><li>The Council of Pediatric Subspecialties integrates approaches to subspecialty education, research and patient care by providing a forum for members and other organizations and by serving as the common voice for the pediatric subspecialties. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who is CoPS?
  5. 5. Non-voting Ex-Officio members including: AMSPDC (2 members) Bruder Stapleton Marianne Felice APPD (2 members) Robert McGregor Susan Guralnick AAP (1 member) Bob Perelman   APA (1 member) Claibourne I. Dungy   ABP (1 member) Gail McGuinness   APS/SPR (1 member) H. William Schnaper   FOPO Executive Director Theodore C. Sectish           *Denotes Executive Committee Member                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Michael Henrickson Marilynn Punaro Rheumatology Christopher Harris Paul Moore Pulmonary Medicine Ann Tilton * James Bale Neurology Steven J. Wassner * Victoria Norwood Nephrology Josef Neu Judy Aschner Neonatology Mike Brady Judith Campbell Infectious Diseases Stephen Feig Thomas Abshire Hematology-Oncology VACANT VACANT Genetics B Li Melvin Heyman Gastroenterology Alan Rogol Sharon Oberfield Endocrinology Joan Shook Chris Kennedy Emergency Medicine Paul Dworkin * Dan Coury Developmental and Behavioral VACANT VACANT Dermatology Don Vernon Richard Mink Critical Care VACANT VACANT Child Psychiatry David Rubin Scott Benton Child Abuse Gerard Martin Wayne Franklin Cardiology Sami Bahna Vincent R. Bonagura Allergy and Immunology Pamela Murray * Mary-Ann Shafer Adolescent Medicine * Paul Darden James Perrin Academic General Pediatrics Representative 2 Representative 1 (Program Director)   2006-2007 Listing as of February 27, 2007
  6. 6. What can CoPS do?
  7. 7.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             <ul><li>Fellowship Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fellowship Application Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debt Burden by Trainees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fellowship Stipend Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core Competencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarship Oversight Committees / Scholarship During Fellowship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attracting Residents into Fellowships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction with the ACGME and the Pediatric RRC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ACGME Requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Common Requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subspecialty-Specific </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Information Forms (PIFs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction with the ABP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fellowship Director Leadership Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce and Pipeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote Pediatrics Subspecialty Career at Medical Student Level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speaking with One Subspecialty Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Funding of CoPS </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Principles and Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Plan for CoPS </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>8. Transitional Care (Children and Adolescents à Adult) </li></ul><ul><li>9. Work Life Balance </li></ul><ul><li>10. Career Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11. Academic Career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12. Other Careers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>13. Faculty Development – Teaching Skills </li></ul><ul><li>14. Develop and Share a Core Curriculum for Subspecialty Training </li></ul><ul><li>15. Develop and Share Evaluations of the Core Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>16. Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>17. Division Chiefs/ Section Chiefs </li></ul><ul><li>18. Subspecialty Reimbursement </li></ul><ul><li>19. Advocacy with Payors </li></ul><ul><li>20. Developing Cross Cutting Core Issues Across Subspecialties </li></ul><ul><li>21. Diversity of Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>22. Support for Research </li></ul><ul><li>23.Subspecialty-Specific Continuing Medical Education Courses </li></ul>
  9. 9. What have we chosen to do first? <ul><li>Develop an organizational structure and bylaws. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a communication tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Address the issue of fellowship application dates and processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Address the need for subspecialty non-specific competency based core training curricula. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate PIF revision requests by ACGME. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What have we done? <ul><li>Executive committee has been formed, bylaws have been drafted and are currently out for final vote. </li></ul><ul><li>Our website has been created and is being populated. Discussion board capabilities are included. </li></ul>  www.pedsubs.org
  11. 11. PIF Revisions <ul><li>In two separate groups, CoPS served as the communication vector from ACGME to subspecialties requesting suggestions for revisions for PIFs. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal experience in nephrology. </li></ul>
  12. 12.     Steven Wassner (Nephrology)   Josef Neu (Neonatology)   Chris Kennedy (Emergency Medicine)   Judy Aschner (Neonatology) Members: Sharon Oberfield (Endocrinology)   Tom Abshire (Hematology-Oncology) Co-Chairs: Charge: Respond to the Recommendations of FOPO about delaying the start of the application process to the beginning of the senior year Fellowship Application Process Task Force
  13. 13. Fellowship Application Process Task Force <ul><li>A survey was developed and sent to all current fellows in all subspecialties regarding issues of application (including ERAS, uniform dates), acceptance dates, and match – as of 2 weeks ago, 900 responses have been received (30%). </li></ul><ul><li>Data under continued collection and evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipated report by winter 2007. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Fellowship Core Curriculum Task Force Charge: Examine examples of core curricula and share these with the Council for possible dissemination to the membership Co-Chairs: Judith Campbell (Infectious Disease) Mary Ann Shafer (Adolescent Medicine) Members: Stephen Feig (Hematology-Oncology) B. Li (Gastroenterology) Joseph Neu (Neonatology)
  15. 15. <ul><li>Models of curricula identified from a number of major centers, but the need for more broadly representative models was noted. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 60 individuals from a variety of subspecialties and program structures have been identified to develop “best practices” list. </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting in Toronto to draft plans for next steps. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: website accessible toolkits, videostreams, content, etc. </li></ul>Fellowship Core Curriculum Task Force
  16. 16. Contact Information Email: [email_address] Mailing Address: 6728 Old McLean Village Drive McLean, VA 22101 Phone: 703-556-9222 Fax: 703-556-8729 Victoria F. Norwood , MD, CoPS Chair [email_address]

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