Digital Credentials: Hahnemann University Hospital and Beyond - September 15

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In the summer of 2019, the closure of Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital resulted in the largest displacement of residents and fellows in the history of the United States. This session summarizes how the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) became involved in the Hahnemann closing on the heels of releasing the research paper “Healthcare and Digital Credentials: Technical, Legal, and Regulatory Considerations.”

FSMB is working to promote the acceptance of digital credentials in the licensing and credentialing communities. In this session, FSMB describes the journey to implement portable physician credentials outlined in the research paper, the need for standards, and the current state of digital credentials. 

“MedBiquitous Community Connection” is a series of free one-hour webinars featuring health professions educators and technology innovators from around the globe. “MedBiquitous Community Connection” provides a forum for community experts to share how digital technologies are promoting improvement and better outcomes across the continuum of health professions education. A portion of each webinar will reserve time for a brief Q&A session, allowing attendees the opportunity to dialogue with guest speakers.

Cyndi Streun, MS

Vice President of Information Services, Federation of State Medical Boards

Cyndi Streun is the Vice President of Information Services at FSMB. Cyndi has earned a computer science engineering degree from The University of Texas at Arlington and a master’s degree in software engineering from The University of Texas at Dallas. She has a comprehensive background in master data management, particularly as it relates to organizational changes required to create and sustain enterprise data and analytics capabilities. She has over 13 years of Healthcare Information Technology experience.

Michael Dugan, MBA

Chief Operating Officer, Federation of State Medical Boards

Michael Dugan is the COO of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB). Mike has been with FSMB since June of 2010. Mr. Dugan received a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He has over 25 years of Healthcare Information Technology (IT) and operations experience.


09/15/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
09/15/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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