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The Academy for Scholarship in Education

Academy Events



The Academy offers events (presentations) to all faculty, staff, residents and medical students. These presentations cover a variety of topics from leadership skills, teaching methods, education research, patient safety methods, and much more. Speakers at the Academy events include SIU School of Medicine faculty as well as other renowned experts.

Upcoming Events

Academy Reception

April 19, 2016

4:00 - 5:30 pm

Pearson Museum

The Academy for Scholarship in Education is hosting a reception, immedicately following the 7th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning. During this time, we will honor this year's Outstanding Educator, Academy Scholars, and Outstanding Student Medical Educator.
Academy members are invited

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Previous Academy Events



"Reflections on Teaching" presented by Shelley Tischkau, PhD. January 14, 2015.

"Social Media in Medical Education" presented by Pradip Patel, MDDecember 15, 2014.

"Coaching Medical Learners: A Pragmatic Approach to Integrating Coaching into Your Daily Clinical Practice" presented by Kimberly A. Gifford, MD, and Leslie H. Fall, MD. October 15, 2014.

"Doctor Coach: Practical Strategies, Tips, and Tools for Coaching Medical Learners" presented by Kimberly A. Gifford, MD,and Leslie H. Fall, MD. October 15, 2014.

"Reflections on Teaching" presented by Gary Rull, MD, FACP. January 29, 2014.

"Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: Implications for Medical Education" presented by Christopher McDowell, MD, and Anna Cianciolo, PhD. November 12, 2013.

"Psychological Interventions with Impact: Improving Achievement Among the Underprivileged and Underrepresented" presented by Paul A. O'Keefe, PhD, Stanford University. Sept 19, 2013.

"From School to Work: Engaged Scholarship for Professional Education Research" presented by Russell Korte, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. June 20, 2013.

"Learning in the Real Place: Medical Students' Learning and Socialization in Clerkships" presented by Heeyoung Han, PhD, Dept of Medical Education, SIU School of Medicine. May 30, 2013.

"Education and Healthcare Quality" presented by Dave Davis, MD, Senior Director, Continuing Education and Performance Improvement. May 28, 2013.  

"Systematic Ways to Work Through Learning Issues and Struggles" presented by Sara Haviland Lloyd, PhD, LPCUniversity of Kansas Medical School. January 16, 2013.  

"Online Learning Enhances Face-to-Face Learning in the Deakin Medical Program" presented by Joanne SmissenSenior Lecturer in Blended Learning, Faculty of Health & Faculty of Science and Technology, Deakin University, Australia. July 19, 2012.  

"Educational Technology 2.0: Technological Solutions to Educational Challenges" presented by Cynthia Ledford, MD and Larry Hurtubise, MA from Ohio State University College of Medicine. May 30, 2012.

"Undergraduate Medical Education and the Law"presented by Kerry M. Richard, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel  From Arlington, Virginia. Due process/legal considerations when faced with student academic and misconduct problems in undergraduate medical education. May 3, 2012.

Older Presentations:

Academy Events 2011

Academy Events 2010

Academy Events 2009

Academy Events 2008

Academy Events 2007

Academy Events 2006