Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference set for Dec. 8 – The South End

The Wayne State University School of Medicine will conduct its second annual Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference on Dec. 8 to showcase completed and in-progress medical education research and innovation projects conducted by students, residents, staff and faculty.

This years conference, to be held virtually from 2 to 6 p.m., will feature more than 100 posters and oral presentations. Dean Mark E. Schweitzer, M.D., will provide a welcome and opening remarks.

Featured speakers include Holly Gooding, M.D., associate professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine and co-director of the Harvard Macy Program for Educators in the Health Professions; and Anna Cianciolo, Ph.D., associate professor of Medical Education at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and editor in chief of Teaching and Learning in Medicine.

Projects that will be presented are entered into two categories:

Medical Education Research: Research related to the learning process that occurs within a medical education setting. Topics include, but are not limited to, learner characteristics, optimizing the learning process, assessment and evaluation, professional development, instruction design, technology in the learning environment and wellbeing. Medical education research can also include quality improvement projects.

Medical Education Innovation: Innovative curricula that address a current issue within medical education. The innovation is based on learning principles and designed to meet a specific need. Examples include, but are not limited to, health and wellness, quality improvement, patient safety, interprofessional education and service learning. This category can include works in progress, including research and innovation projects that are being developed or have yet to be completed.

To attend the conference and view the agenda, RSVP here.

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