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PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

PDW: 7:00 a.m. Fri, Mar 24 - 3:30 p.m. Sun, Mar 26

RPS: 1:30 p.m. Sat, Mar 25 - 11:00 a.m. Tues, Mar 28

PDW and RPS: 7:00 a.m. Fri, Mar 24 - 11:00 a.m. Tues, Mar 28

Begins: Friday, March 24 | 7:00 a.m.
Ends: Sunday, March 26 | 3:30 p.m.

A combination of networking and need-to-know information. Connect with colleagues at PDW.

Conference Highlights   

  • Experience workshops on a variety of topics, such as administration and finance of the residency program, accreditation requirements, and more.
  • Gain the tools you need and get inspired to improve your program.
  • Attend sessions specifically designed to address issues faced by program directors, associate program directors and other program leadership.



Nicholas J. Pisacano, MD Lecture: ACGME Focus on Physician Well-Being: Deepening our Commitment to Faculty, Residents, and Patients

Friday, March 24 | 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD

Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD

Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD, is the Chief of Staff and Senior Vice‐President, Department of Education at the ACGME. Dr. Brigham’s responsibilities, as head of the Department of Education, include the ACGME’s Annual Educational Conference, the Milestone Outcome Project, and the development of new educational programs for the ACGME.

Prior to joining the ACGME in 2008, Dr. Brigham served since 1989 in several capacities at Jefferson Medical College, including associate dean for graduate medical education and continuing medical education and, most recently, as senior associate dean for organizational development and chief of staff and associate professor of medicine. Dr. Brigham has been involved in physician faculty development, resident education and chief resident and program director development. He is widely sought after as a teacher, speaker, group facilitator, and consultant in a variety of areas including resident stress and well‐being; chief resident, program director and chair person leadership development; medical student, resident and faculty teaching development; and group and team organizational development.

Dr. Brigham holds a PhD in psychological studies in education from Temple University, a master’s degree in counseling and human relations from Villanova University, and a master’s of divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary.

About the Nicholas J. Pisacano Lectureship

The purpose of the Nicholas J. Pisacano Lectureship is to provide opportunities for outstanding scholars to address pertinent and interesting issues of concern to the family physicians and populations served by family physicians. This lectureship is sponsored by the ABFM.

Dr. Nicholas Pisacano was Founder and director of the ABFP. He believed that the welfare of the patient was of utmost importance and that physicians should be broadly educated. He did not accept mediocrity; instead he believed strongly in striving for excellence.


Friday, March 24 | morning & afternoon and
Saturday, March 25 | morning

Discussion Tables

Saturday, March 25 | 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Participate in networking breakfast tables on topics important to family medicine residencies.

Shared Programming

Saturday, March 25 | 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. and
Sunday, March 26 | 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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