Fred Buckhold, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Saint Louis University

Dr. Buckhold is a general internist who provides both hospital and outpatient care. He is an Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine and Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He has academic and teaching interests in medical reasoning and diagnostic error, value in healthcare, and physician outcomes. He has been an active contributor to a number of national organizations, including item-writing for the National Board of Medical Examinations (NBME), Internal Medicine Milestones 2.0 development for the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and pathways development for the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE). As an aside, Dr. Buckhold has 4 daughters and is a rabid Tottenham Hotspurs fan.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In this session, a panel of representatives from the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE) highlight the newly released NCICLE Pathways to Excellence--a tool for promoting discussions and actions to optimize the interprofessional clinical learning environment (CLE). The panelists will introduce the document and share examples of its application as a tool to assist the health professions as they engage in dialog with the executive leaders of CLEs to design infrastructure and processes that optimize learning and patient care across key focus areas…