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7th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning

Reflecting on Past Wisdom and Visioning the

Future of Medical Education

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

**Academy reception to follow**

The Symposium Planning Committee welcomes your proposals for posters, workshops, panels, and presentations on topics that emphasize teaching and learning in medical education. Topics my include but are not limited to:

  • Assessing student learning and performance.
  • Integrating technology and/or simulation into the educational experience.
  • Designing and delivering community-based education.
  • Innovations in the fields of teaching and learning in medicine.
  • Integrating collaborative techniques within the learning process (Problem Based Learning, Small Group, Project Based Learning).
  • Coaching and mentoring and its role in student performance.
  • Infusing the humanities within medical and clinical education.
  • Recognizing and addressing difficulties in the learning process.

Key Note Speaker: Mindy Schwartz, MD
Mindy Schwartz is a professor at the University of Chicago and is a national leader in teaching the history of medicine. Her work in this area includes the development of a case-based History of Medicine curriculum for medical students and faculty, unique in its emphasis on incorporating medical history into clinical practice. Dr. Schwartz has also been a leader in teaching clinical nutrition at Pritzker. In this interactive keynote, we will explore historical cases to identify what clinical decision making approaches are still relevant and important in a day and age of technology.

Student Panel: Envisioning New Models for Medical Education
Members of the SIU Med Ed interest group will make up this engaging panel. They will provide their perspective on how we could re-envision medical education to better meet the needs of patients, students, communities, and the profession. Through their eyes, we will get a glimpse of what the future of medical education could and should be. Dr. Anna Cianciolo, PhD, will moderate this panel discussion.

Academy Reception
Don't forget to join us for the Academy for Scholarship in Education annual reception immediately following the symposium. More details will be sent soon!


2015 Keynote Speaker


Dr. Louis Gomez, PhD, Professor/Chair, Education Department. Louis Gomez holds the MacArthur Chair in Digital Media and Learning in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California Los Angeles.




Dr. Gomez's presentation is available to view
Achievement and Other Gaps: The Hope of Closing Them through Improvement Science and Education



For more information contact:
academy@siumed.edu