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CTN Downtown: Three missions toward one goal

  • July 19, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company 2000 Lyons Ave. Houston, TX 77020


  • Open to everyone at no cost

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Three missions toward one goal: Professional Development for an Academic Healthcare Workforce

Topic:  At the nexus of healthcare, discovery, and medical education, are the professionals, students, and trainees of Academic Healthcare. Come learn about how MD Anderson is preparing both individuals and the organization for changes as health care trends and external forces are leading to major changes in the academic health system model and medical/biomedical education over the next decade.

Learning Objectives:  

  • Awareness of learner groups at MD Anderson (Academic Health Care).
  • Awareness of factors shaping the training needs of our learner groups.
  • Understand the major approaches to date for training and their adaptation to respond to the factors, challenges, and opportunities in the present and near future.

ATD Competency Model - Area of Expertise This Session Supports:   Managing Learning Programs, Integrated Talent Management, Coaching, Knowledge Management, Change Management

Speaker:  Robert Tillman, PhD. serves as Director of Faculty & Academic Development at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He joined MD Anderson in late 2012 after serving as Director of Faculty Professional Development at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. At MD Anderson he has been a lead in developing the Provost’s Faculty Mentoring Program and is currently engaged in the redevelopment of professional development programs for faculty and trainees. At Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Tillman co-developed under the Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs a Women’s Leadership & Management Institute and oversaw the implementation of professional development programs for clinical and research faculty. Prior to Columbia University he held positions at New York University School of Medicine and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) focused on career and professional development programs for graduate students and postdo ctoral trainees.

He has been involved in various capacities in the Association of American Medical Colleges. He served on the AAMC’s Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training (GREAT Committee) Postdoctorate Leaders Section Steering Committee from 2007-2009, and he continues to be active in the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Faculty Affairs and in the National Postdoctoral Association.

Join us in the main hall, we’ll have a reserved table off to side for our CTN.


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