Medical Education Day

Each year, the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators sponsors Medical Education Day, a day-long event which highlights innovations and research in medical education at the University of Chicago. The day begins with a keynote address from a national leader in medical education and is followed in the afternoon by a poster session and plenary poster presentations. The day ends with an awards ceremony to honor the newest members of the Academy.

Twelfth Annual Medical Education Day

November 15, 2018

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2018 Medical Education Day Plenary Session Posters

Faculty and students are invited to highlight their research in medical education through poster sessions and educational workshops at Medical Education Day. The three most outstanding poster submissions are chosen for oral presentation in the afternoon.

Building a Trauma-Informed Hospital: Preliminary Results from a Longitudinal Qualitative Study of Participants in a Trauma-Informed Care Training Workshop

Simulation-Based Boot Camp for Incoming General Surgery Residents Improves Confidence and Technical Skills

What Do Pre-Clinical Students Learn from Longitudinal Patient-Partnered Clniical Experiences? A Qualitative Analysis of Student Reflective Essays


2018 Schedule

November 15, 2018

Time Event Location
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Keynote Address: What's in My Jar? Achieving Wellbeing as  a Clinician and Educator
Nancy Schindler, MD, MHPE

P-117
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Poster Session

Knapp Center Lobby
4:00 - 5:00 pm

Plenary Poster Presentations

  • Building a Trauma-Informed Hospital: Preliminary Results from a Longitudinal Qualitative Study of Participants in a Trauma-Informed Care Training Workshop
  • Simulation-Based Boot Camp for Incoming General Surgery Residents Improves Confidence and Technical  Skills
  • What Do Pre-Clinical Students Learn from Longitudinal Patient-Partnered Clinical Experiences? A Qualitative Analysis of Student Reflective Essays
Knapp Center Auditorium 1103
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Awards Ceremony

Induction of the New Fellows of the University of Chicago Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators

Knapp Center Auditorium 1103