AMSNY Releases the Full Report from the 2010 Interdisciplinary Leadership Conference

Educational Innovations Committee”

On October 17-18, 2010, the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) and the New York State Dental Centers (NYSADC), with support from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation and the ADEAGies Foundation, convened an interprofessional conference of more than 60 state and national leaders from academic health centers to envision the future healthcare delivery environment and leadership competencies that will be critical in the continually evolving health system of the mid-21st Century.

Representatives from medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, social work, psychology, hospital systems, health policy and management, including recent inductees into the Institute of Medicine, discussed the future of health professions education and delivery and how to work collectively across the professsions to bridge the widening gap between the current training and practice of healthcare professionals and society’s needs.