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Faculty Participates in Medical Colleges Conference Panel

Posted 11.17.2017

Weatherhead School of Management's Philip Cola, associate professor of management, and Joann Farrell Quinn, assistant professor of medicine and management at the University of South Florida were part of a panel presentation on teaching leadership in undergraduate medical education at the Association of American Medical Colleges Conference in Boston, MA in November.  Other scholars on the panel included educators from prestigious national universities. 

Cola spoke about the importance of integrating management and medical curricula early in medical training as a key antecedent to future success, adding that leadership training from management school ideals helps to develop physician identity, clinical professionalism and important life skills.  In addition to his faculty role at Weatherhead, Cola also teaches a leadership course in the clinical research scholars program at the Case Western Reserve Medical School.  Quinn teaches in the SELECT program at the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida.  Both are bridging management and medical school curricula at their respective institutions. 

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