January 2024 Virtual Check-In, Monday January 22, 2024
APCCMPD Debrief on 2023 – 2024 Recruitment Season and the New ERAS Application (26:21)

May Lee, MD, James Frank, MD

APCCMPD Leaders May Lee, MD and James Frank, MD, MA look back on the 2023-2024 Recruitment Season focusing on the impact of the changed ERAS Application. The discussion starts with a quick look back at why ERAS was changed and who was involved in the changes. Discussion highlights include evaluating the specific ERAS changes including the the Geographic Preferences and the Revised Template to describe meaningful past experiences. Several members offer their opinions and observations regarding the changes. Members also give their feedback how their programs were impacted by the ERAS changes.

May M. Lee, MD

APCCMPD President
Dr. Lee is a clinician-educator in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM). She is currently the Program Director of the PCCM Fellowship Training Program and the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education at the University of Southern California. She has served in various administrative roles, including Pulmonary and Critical Care Service Chief and the Medical Director of the medical intensive care unit at LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Lee obtained her MD from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University in NewYork with a distinction in humanistic studies. She completed her internal medicine residency, fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine (PCCM), and a post-doctoral research program at the University of Chicago.

James Frank, MD, MA
APCCMPD President-Elect
James Frank, MD, MA is a clinician-educator and professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco where he focuses on medical education across undergraduate and graduate learners. He is a medical student coach in the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum and directs the medical student critical care immersion experience and critical care acting internship. He has been the program director for the UCSF Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program for the past four years. His clinical roles include critical care medicine and co-leading the pulmonary embolism response team, and the neuromuscular respiratory clinic at the SFVA. He formerly ran a biomedical research program and has experience in training and mentoring physician-scientists. His current academic interests include education leadership, teaching quality improvement and communication skills, professional/personal coaching, and curriculum development and implementation.

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