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The Alliance Podcast: Continuing Conversations is the official podcast channel for the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. We invite you to listen whenever it’s convenient for you, with your morning coffee or to wind down in the evening. Providing you information in new ways is a priority for the Alliance, and this is one way we're happy to serve and support you.
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15 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Ron Cervero

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21 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Julie Dirksen
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Julie Dirksen. Listen in as Dirksen shares insights into her book, instructional design and past behavior change research. Plus, look forward to Dirksen’s keynote, “The Science of Attention and Engagement,” which she will present at the Alliance 2022 Annual Conference in Aurora, Colorado, Jan. 12–15, 2022. Register now to reconnect with your colleagues and experience four days of innovative healthcare CPD education. || *LINKS* https://www.acehp.org/Annual-Conference| https://almanac.acehp.org/ | https://almanac.acehp.org/Podcasts| https://www.acehp.org/
49:49
December 16, 2021
20 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Maureen Doyle-Scharff, PhD, FACEhp
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Maureen Doyle-Scharff, PhD, FACEhp. Listen in as Doyle-Scharff discusses the relationship between industry and the CME profession. Plus, she shares why data is the most powerful tool for healthcare CPD professionals, scientists, researchers and medical professionals alike. || *LINKS* https://almanac.acehp.org | https://almanac.acehp.org/Podcasts | https://www.acehp.org/
59:43
November 12, 2021
19 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Lew Miller and Dr. Dennis Wentz
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down Lew Miller, MS, CHCP, and Dennis Wentz, MD, CHCP, FAAPL. Listen in as Miller and Wentz touch on major milestones in each of their careers in continuing medical education. Plus, hear the origin story of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, including how it got its name. || *LINKS* https://almanac.acehp.org | https://almanac.acehp.org/Podcasts | https://www.acehp.org/
56:47
October 20, 2021
18 – Spotlight on Leadership
In the latest episode of the Alliance Podcast, Alliance President Rebecca DeVivo hosts a conversation with four thought leaders — Tatjana Topalovic; Samantha Morello, DVM, DACVS; Scott Weber; and Pam Mason, CHCP, FACEHP, ATSF — who are presenting during the Alliance Spotlight on Leadership virtual event, taking place Sept. 30. Listen in to get a glimpse of what will be covered during these virtual conversations for leaders in the healthcare CPD landscape, as well as key leadership concepts you can employ in your practice today. || https://www.acehp.org/Your-Learning/Spotlight-Series | http://www.acehp.org/ | https://almanac.acehp.org/
30:26
September 13, 2021
17 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Paul Mazmanian
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Dr. Paul Mazmanian. Listen as Dr. Mazmanian shares the story of his career in CME, including details about the Change Study and its origin story. | http://almanac.acehp.org/ | http://www.acehp.org/
54:28
July 22, 2021
16 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Jason Riis
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Dr. Jason Riis. Listen as Dr. Riis shares his history in studying cognitive psychology and subjective well-being. Also, Dr. Riis and Dr. McGowan discuss the recently published books from Daniel Kahneman, Katy Milkman and Adam Grant. Plus, Dr. Riis gives a lesson on foundational behavioral science 101. https://readnoise.com/ | https://www.katymilkman.com/book | https://www.adamgrant.net/book/think-again/
59:49
June 08, 2021
15 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Ron Cervero
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Dr. Ron Cervero. Listen as Dr. Cervero shares his story and contributions to the adult learning and continuing medical education fields.
46:56
May 25, 2021
14 – Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Carol Havens
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan sits down with Dr. Carol Havens. Listen as Dr. Havens shares how she got her “serendipitous” start in the medical field and discusses her career in family, geriatric and addiction medicine onto continuing education.
43:06
April 26, 2021
13 – Previewing the Alliance Industry Summit (AIS)
ABOUT THE EPISODE Thank you for joining us for another episode of the Alliance Podcast: Continuing Conversations. In this episode, Alliance Executive Director Kathleen Weis sits down with AIS Committee Chair Maria Deutsch, MS, PharmD, RPh, to discuss the upcoming virtual Alliance Industry Summit (AIS), taking place online April 13–14, 2021. Listen as Maria previews what attendees can expect during the virtual event, gives insight about can’t-miss sessions and shares why AIS is a valuable opportunity for CPD professionals. | Register for AIS | http://almanac.acehp.org/ | http://www.acehp.org/
08:37
April 06, 2021
12 – Celebrating Women in CPD
Episode 12 of the Alliance Podcast: Continuing Conversations has launched. In this episode, Alliance Executive Director Kathleen Weis sits down with two Alliance board members, President Rebecca DeVivo, MPH, MSW, CHCP, and Director Ann Lichti, CHCP, FACEHP, in a conversation to close out Women’s History Month. Listen as Rebecca and Ann define what it means to be a good leader, share advice for women in the industry and describe how the Alliance supports women in continuing professional development. | http://almanac.acehp.org/ | http://www.acehp.org/ 
35:10
March 30, 2021
Alliance Podcast Episode 11: A Conversation with Sara Johnson, PhD on Behavior Change
In this episode, originally recorded in 2019 as part of the Almanac’s Research to Action series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Sara Johnson. Listen as Dr. Johnson shares discusses her career’s work examining behavior change.
25:55
January 12, 2021
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Robert Fox, Ed.D.
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Bob Fox. Listen as Dr. Fox shares how pursuing a career in adult learning helped him answer a big question, how does change occur?
45:28
December 14, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Don Moore, PhD
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Don Moore. Listen as Dr. Moore describes how he went from being an aspiring Broadway audio engineer to becoming a truly legendary CME scholar.
36:18
December 09, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Dave Davis, MD
In the latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Dave Davis, sharing how continuing education shaped his medical career and made him a better physician.
40:45
November 11, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Jocelyn Lockyer, PhD
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Jocelyn Locker, professor emerita in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Hear her storied continuing education career — including how she discovered instructional design.
51:41
October 13, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Marcia Jackson, PhD
Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Marcia Jackson, PhD, president of CME by Design, in this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series. Listen as Dr. Jackson details her storied continuing education career — including how she discovered instructional design.
55:03
September 18, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Karl Kapp, EdD
This episode features the second installment of Dr. Brian McGowan’s Legends Interviews series. Here, Dr. McGowan speaks with Dr. Karl Kapp, EdD, professor of Instructional Technology and director of the Institute for Interactive Technologies at Bloomsburg University. Listen as Dr. Kapp describes his instructional technology career and the importance of evidence-based instruction.
40:55
August 18, 2020
Legends Interviews Series: A Conversation with Joseph Green, PhD
Episode 4 of the Alliance Podcast: Continuing Conversations has launched. This episode features the first installment of Dr. Brian McGowan’s Legends Interviews series. Here, Dr. McGowan speaks with Dr. Joseph Green, Past President of the Alliance. Listen as Dr. Green chronicles his CME journey and shares his thoughts on the profession today.
58:12
July 17, 2020
The Relationship Between Learner Reflection During Conference-based CME and Behavior Change: A Conversation with John Ratelle, MD
Listen in as Brian S. McGowan, PhD, FACEhp speaks with Dr. John Ratelle, assistant professor of Medicine, consultant, Division of Hospital Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic about his 2017 JCEHP publication, “Relationships Between Reflection and Behavior Change in CME.”
32:48
June 23, 2020
Using Clinical Vignettes as Outcomes Methods for CME/CE Professionals: A Conversation with Conversation with Greg Salinas, PhD
In this episode, Brian S. McGowan, PhD, FACEhp speaks with Greg Salinas, PhD about clinical vignettes. Drs. McGowan and Salinas discuss how cases are used today and reflect on whether their used as originally intended and validated. You’ll also learn how to design a well-crafted case vignette.
32:10
May 20, 2020
Interactive Didactic Lecture Versus Online Simulation-Based CME Programs: A Conversation with Andy Crim, MEd, CHCP, FACEhp
COVID-19 has challenged continuing professional development (CPD) professionals all over the globe, and it has spotlighted the importance of coming together to share information and support. With that in mind, the Alliance is proud to launch the Alliance Podcast: Continuing Conversations. In our first episode, we share an interview from the Almanac’s popular “Research to Actions” series hosted by Brian S. McGowan, PhD, FACEhp. Listen as Dr. McGowan speaks with Andy Crim, MEd, CHCP, FACEhp about his research comparing interactive didactic lecture to online simulation-based CME programs to improve primary care providers’ diagnostic capabilities.
25:48
April 27, 2020