Michael Cunningham

AO Foundation - AO Education Institute


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The AO Education Institute supports the AO Foundation and its four Clinical Divisions to further develop and to transform medical education for our communities.​​

Mike Cunningham - joined GAME: 2011
Member of Board since: 2013
Current role: Chairperson, Communications Committee
Disclosure: No CME products or services to sell.

Areas of interest and expertise: competency-based curricula, global needs assessment, performance improvement, point-of care learning, interdisciplinary education

AO is a not-for-profit, global organization with a focus on education—3,000 faculty members—in orthopedic trauma, spine,craniomaxillofacial, neuro, and veterinary surgery in more than 100 countries. Mike and a team of specialists develop, implement, and evaluate competency-based curricula and education worldwide.

Recent publications (more information available on request):
- Using a commitment to change tool for evaluation and planning of a global competency-based curriculum in orthogeriatrics. Mike Cunningham, Stephen Kates, Michael Blauth. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2014;34(2):123–130.
- Performance improvement program on MRI in spinal trauma. Marguerite Müller, Michael Kraus, Florian Gebhard, Bernd Schmitz, Mike Cunningham. Presentation at 15th ECTES & 2nd WTC. Frankfurt, May 2014.
- Using Trigger Videos for Multi-Disciplinary Team Learning. Stephen Kates, Jane Mihelic, Kimberly Aguilar, Mike Cunningham. Almanac. 2014;36(1):4–5.
- Intended use of an educational app on medical aspects of orthogeriatrics by surgeons. Katrin Singler, Markus Gosch, Tobias Roth, Mike Cunningham. Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference in Milan, Sept 1–3, 2014.

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