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Generational differences challenge educators, millennial learners

Technology has changed the way we learn, and millennials are a prime example of that. Using information, not just learning it, has become a key to success, according to Ryan Madanick, MD, moderator of Tuesday’s AGA Academy of Educators Plenary Session Integrating Education Technology in the Era of Millennial Learners.


Panel will explore need for surgeon leaders

At a time when the health care community is facing challenges that range from increasing administrative burdens to decreasing autonomy to reimbursement changes, many physicians are experiencing a decreased sense of purpose, leading to burnout.


Session focuses on burnout, tools to address it

Burnout is more than growing tired of doing the same thing over and over. It’s a state of emotional exhaustion that results in depersonalized interactions with patients, colleagues, family and friends, according to Arthur DeCross, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY.