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Why (& How) Would You Do That?

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, TX 78712 | View Map »

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Cassandra Ryan

About the Event

Hear from Bill Tierney about developing a multidisciplinary, transnational research program in Kenya. Tierney is a professor and founding chair for the Department of Population Health and professor for the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the AMPATH model and how it leverages the tripartite academic mission.
  • Interpret the primacy of having a larger than life vision and mission but down-to-earth abilities to realize it.
  • List leadership qualities and how they are necessary for successful program planning and implementation.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Department of Internal Medicine Faculty
  • Secondary: Department of Internal Medicine Residents


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

  • ACGME: Patient care; Medical knowledge; Practice-based learning and improvement; professionalism; system-based practice.
  • IOM: Providing patient-centered care; Working in interdisciplinary teams; Employing evident-based practice.
  • IECC: Value/ethics for interprofessional practice; Roles/responsibilities; Interprofessional communication; Teams and teamwork.

For more information, please contact Cassandra Ryan.

Tierney has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds planning committee members are Rene Salazar, M.D.; Dayna Diven, M.D.; Paul Nader, M.D.; Clay Cauthen, M.D.; Parker Hudson, M.D.; Meghana Gadgil, M.D.; Mrinalini Kulkarni-Date, M.D.; Jeni Skar and Cassandra Ryan; off-site coordinators John Ignat and Angela Durham. The members of the planning committee have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.