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The title for this year’s 2012 WGEA/WGSA/WOSR AAMC Western Regional Conference is, Collaborative Communities in Medical Education.
The conference will provide an opportunity to share ideas on new innovations in teaching and learning and perspectives on interconnected communities.

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The title for this year’s 2012 WGEA/WGSA/WOSR AAMC Western Regional Conference is, Collaborative Communities in Medical Education.
The conference will provide an opportunity to share ideas on new innovations in teaching and learning and perspectives on interconnected communities.
Confirmed presentations include:
- AAMC Holistic Review Project;
- AAMC Admissions Initiative;
- MedAPS / MedEdPortal Updates;
- MERC Workshops;
- 2012 Match results and SOAP Debrief by Mona Singer from the NRMP;
- "USMLE: What Lies Ahead" by Dr. Peter Katsufrakis from the NBME.
Plenary Speakers include:
- Dr. Vivian Pinn Former Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health. Former Director, Office of Research On Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health;
- Dr. Steven Kanter Vice Dean at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Editor-in- Chief of Academic Medicine;
- Dr. Henri Ford Vice Dean for Medical Education Keck School of Medicine of USC and Vice President and Surgeon-in Chief Children’s Hospital Los Angeles;
- Dr. Lawrence Opas Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, Keck School of Medicine of USC DIO, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.
If you have any questions about the conference, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Teresa Cook [email protected]

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