Resident and Fellow Educational Groups

The resident and fellow educational groups have been designed to assist in developing personal and professional coping strategies to manage the complexity of balancing the humanistic element of compassionate patient care as a physician. The following are the educational groups that will be facilitated by Leadership Coaches from the Old Dominion University PhD Counselor Education and Supervision program:

 

 

Description of Educational Groups

Grief and Loss

This group will start January 2016. The focus of the group will be help residents and fellows prepare for the loss of a patient and/or develop the coping skills when a patient they have cared for has now passed away.  Each group session will have a topic focus for discussion with members sharing experiences and resources with group members. This educational group be integrated into the resident/fellow educational curriculum as defined by the program directors. For more information about including this educational series into your program, contact Dr. Agatha Parks-Savage, Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education (parksac@evms.edu). 

 

International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

This group will consist of residents and fellows from multiple EVMS programs that will meet with twice a month starting January 2016. The focus of the group will be developing coping skills related to acculturation stress as an international medical graduate training in the United States. Each group session will have a topic focus for discussion with members sharing experiences and resources with group members. The dates/time/place for the group meeting is TBD. To sign up for this group, contact Dr. Agatha Parks-Savage, Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education (parksac@evms.edu).

 

Professional and Personal Development 

This group will start January 2016. The focus of the group will be help residents and fellows prepare for the balancing the complexity of patient care, effective communications skills, and personal development. Each group session will have a topic focus for discussion, individual assessment, small group discussion, and members sharing experiences and resources with group members. This educational group be integrated into the resident/fellow educational curriculum as defined by the program directors. For more information about including this educational series into your program , contact Dr. Agatha Parks-Savage, Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education (parksac@evms.edu).