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The Quality of Our Caring: Lessons From the Ethics of Care & From Our Patients

Location: Health Learning Building Auditorium

Address: 1501 Red River St., Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michael Dean

About the Event

This installment of Best Practices in Medical Education Grand Rounds features Bonnie Miller, M.D., MMHC, on lessons from the ethics of care. Miller is senior associate dean for health sciences education and executive vice president for educational affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Define caring that includes both disposition and action;
  • Identify where caring is learned in the formal, informal and hidden curricula;
  • Reflect on the ways in which we learn about caring from our patients.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Dell Medical School faculty, staff and medical educators


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Medical knowledge.
  • IOM: Employ evidence-based practice.

Miller has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Best Practices in Medical Education Grand Rounds planning committee members are Emily Vinas, Ed.D.; LuAnn Wilkerson, Ed.D.; Dayna Diven, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D.; Jonathan MacClements, M.D.; Deborah Bergfeld, M.D.; Kim Brown, M.D.; John Luk, M.D.; and Michael Dean. The members of the planning committee do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.