Annual Education Retreat
On June 7–8, 2021, NYU Langone hosted its Ninth Annual Education Retreat. The event, co-sponsored by the Office of Medical Education and Institute for Innovations in Medical Education, brought the community together to launch a new curriculum reimagining the undergraduate medical education program. During the two half-day event, more than 170 participants representing all academic departments joined in person and online.
Day 1 Highlights
Moderated by Steven B. Abramson, MD.
The retreat kicked off with welcome remarks from Robert I. Grossman, MD, and Dr. Abramson providing an overview of the goals and drivers for the new curriculum presented by Mel G. Rosenfeld, PhD, senior associate dean for medical education, and Marc M. Triola, MD, associate dean for educational informatics and director of the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education.
Devin Mann, MD; Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD; Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD; and Yvonne W. Lui, MD, presented on recent innovations in medicine and science that inspired initial thinking for the curriculum redesign. The presentations were followed by interactive small group discussions and reports.
Day 2 Highlights
Moderated by Dr. Triola.
Victoria M. Harnik, PhD, welcomed the group with a recap of day 1. Educational leaders Heather A. Ridinger, MD; Randall King, MD, PhD; and Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, MD, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Michigan Medical School, respectively, joined remotely and described the results of their own recent curricular reform efforts and lessons learned. This was followed by a final round of small group discussions and each group reported back their recommendations.