The Residency Review and Redesign Project (R3P), a 4-year study of pediatrics training supported by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Foundation, concluded with recommendations to develop a process to foster ongoing innovation in education rather than a product such as a curriculum that could quickly become outdated.1 To that end, the ABP began funding the Initiative for Innovation in Pediatric Education (IIPE) program in 2009 with the purpose of stimulating and facilitating innovation in pediatric education.2 As a program, the IIPE comprised a director and a project support team who answered to the IIPE oversight committee. Just as the IIPE represented the natural evolution of R3P, so too another natural evolution is unfolding: the IIPE is transforming into the Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative (PMAC), a joint project of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD), and the...
Innovation in Pediatric Education: Promoting and Undergoing Transformational Change
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Dorene Balmer, Carol Carraccio; Innovation in Pediatric Education: Promoting and Undergoing Transformational Change. Pediatrics March 2015; 135 (3): 399–402. 10.1542/peds.2014-2565
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