Join the College of Medicine's first Celebration of Medical Education, Oct. 20

The Office of Medical Education in the College of Medicine is hosting its first Celebration of Medical Education event the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 20. The NEOMED community is welcome to join our College of Medicine faculty and staff in this celebration!

12:15-1:15 p.m. | Opening the Front Door to Inclusive Teaching: Intentional Reflection & Practical Strategies

Plenary speaker:

Jennifer Marcinkiewicz, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Kent State University

(Smartphone needed for audience response)

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Come hear faculty present their Education Innovation Award projects!

Award presentations:

Medicine and Disabilities Studies Thread
Rachel Bracken, Ph.D.

Observed Telemedicine Integrating Clinical Reasoning
Mariquita Belen, M.D.

Project MIMSE: Motivational Interviewing for Medical Student Education
Kristen Knepp, Ph.D.

12:15-2:30 |Sessions Location & Zoom Link

In-Person Location: Watanakunakorn Auditorium (In-person attendees are kindly asked to wear a mask)

Zoom link

Password: 117947

2:45-4:15 p.m. | Assessing the Hard to Assess: Measuring the Ways We Facilitate the Personal and Professional Development of Students


Sara Kosiba, Ph.D. & Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

In-Person Location: Great Hall (In-person masking is kindly requested)

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Clinical Teaching Tips: Observation, Assessment, and Feedback

Plenary speaker:

Katherine Walsh, M.D., FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center/School of Medicine

Zoom link

Password: 528402

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

-Submitted by Stephanie Thompson

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