Carl Patow, MD, MPH, executive director of the HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education in Minneapolis, Minn., was awarded a Bush Foundation Medical Fellowship to pioneer reform of graduate medical education in the state of Minnesota. He received one of only 13 medical fellowships in 2004. During the three-year period, Patow will study the redesign of resident physicians' training, creating a new model that emphasizes excellence in resident's educational experience. The new model will include innovations in patient safety, informatics, communication, care system design and teamwork. He will continue with his current responsibilities as the executive director of the HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education and associate dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School The University of Minnesota Medical School is the medical school of the University of Minnesota. It is a combination of two campuses situated in Minneapolis and Duluth, Minnesota. for Faculty at HealthPartners during the time of the fellowship. The Bush Medical Fellows Program was established to enhance community health care in Minnesota, North Dakota North Dakota, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba (N). , South Dakota South Dakota (dəkō`tə), state in the N central United States. It is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), and Wyoming and Montana (W). , and western Wisconsin through the professional and personal development of selected physician leaders. Each year, about 13 physicians are awarded fellowships by the Bush Foundation that enable them to take a leave of absence from their practices to pursue personal and professional goals that also address the health care needs of their communities. Through the program physicians have developed clinical and leadership skills that have resulted in improved health care in their communities and a rediscovery of their own potential. Patow received his medical degree at the University of Rochester The University of Rochester (UR) is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian research university located in Rochester, New York. The university is one of 62 elected members of the Association of American Universities. School of Medicine and Dentistry, and a master's degree master's degree
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
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2. School of Public Health. He completed a residency in otolaryngology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Walter Reed Army Medical Center, major hospital complex in Washington, D. C., and Forest Glen, Md.; est. 1923 and named for U.S. army surgeon Walter Reed. It is composed of seven units including a general hospital and a research institute. There are several thousand beds. and fellow-ships at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Patow has served as a senior examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Program and as chair of the Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices Panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.