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Lauren Meade

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Dr. Lauren Meade, MD, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University Medical School and a Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Faculty Scholar 2013-2015. Her passion is for excellence in patient-family centered care through education. You can read her and colleagues’ recent article in Academic Medicine on transformative faculty development here.

Transformation: a buzzword word or something more?

Transformation is a bit of a buzzword word these days.  Transformation of healthcare to meet the Triple AIM; transformation of graduate medical education (GME) in the Next Accreditation System; transformation of healthcare delivery with interprofessional practice.  But, at the Harvard Macy Institute we dug deep with personal transformation, which I propose is the essential ingredient for true healthcare transformation.

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