Join the College of Medicine’s Celebration of Medical Education, April 25

The Office of Medical Education in the College of Medicine (COM) is hosting an in-person Celebration of Medical Education event the afternoon of Monday, April 25.

The College of Medicine welcomes two visiting presenters for this event, Larry Hurtubise, M.A., a curriculum and instruction specialist from The Ohio State University, and Gustavo Patino, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Mr. Hurtubise will be presenting a plenary session on Universal Design for Learning and facilitating a later workshop on active learning.

Dr. Patino will conduct a workshop on writing effective assessment items.

Faculty recipients of the COM Education Innovation Award, Amy Lee, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Kris Baughman, Ph.D., Janice McDaniel, M.D., and Austin Fredrickson, M.D., will be presenting on their projects in the COM curriculum. An in-person and virtual digital poster session is planned in the late afternoon with a second plenary session, presented by Cynthia Ledford, M.D. and Susan Nofziger, M.D., scheduled for the early evening on clinical coaching and narrative assessments.

The NEOMED community is welcome to join our College of Medicine faculty and staff in this celebration.

RSVP here to view the times and select the sessions you plan to attend in-person or via Zoom. Check out updates on the Events page of the COM faculty development website.

Questions about the event? Please reach out to Stephanie Thompson at

Northeast Ohio Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Submitted by Jennifer Hillyer, PhD, director of Faculty Development for the College of Medicine.

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