Annual Medical Education Innovations & Scholarship Day Past Highlights
The Educator Community’s Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day recognizes the innovations occurring across NYU Grossman School of Medicine in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education. The full-day program typically includes a poster session and workshops, and celebrates our faculty educators for their leadership and contributions to medical education. Attendees include faculty, students, residents, and staff from throughout our institution.
Here are highlights from past events.
2020 Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day
More than 3,000 attendees joined us virtually for our 2020 event, which focused on lesson learned from virtual teaching. The event, which began with a recap of the year from Ms. Crystal Mainiero, MPA; Michael Poles, MD, PhD; and Marc M. Triola, MD, also featured an interview with Dr. Anthony S. Facui and other highlights.
Steven Abramson, MD, presented the “Education Mission Report: A Year Like None Other, addressing the challenges stemming from the pandemic, systemic racism, and a presidential election that has had an impact on medical education. While the pandemic has presented challenges to educating our medical students, our accomplishments included innovations such as tele-simulation and moving the clinical curriculum to a virtual format.
The 2020 event also featured an interview with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, moderated by Jonathan LaPook, MD, creator and executive director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project.
2019 Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day
Our 2019 event, which attracted more than 300 attendees, featured an interview with Daniel Kahneman, PhD, recipient of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, and David M. Oshinsky, PhD, the 2006 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History for Polio: An American Story. The full-day program also included a poster session with 68 posters, 5 concurrent workshops, and awards that honor our faculty educators for their leadership and accomplishments.
Highlights from the event, which kicked off with welcome remarks from Steven Abramson, MD, and Ms. Crystal Mainiero, included the following presentations.
2018 Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day
The 2018 Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day featured a keynote address from George E. Thibault, MD, the former president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. “Reflections of a Foundation President: A Decade of Promoting Change in Health Professions Education,” gave insight into lessons learned, future levers for change, and strategic directions in health professions education. More than 150 attendees turned out for the day.
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2017 Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day
We welcomed more than 140 attendees to the 2017 event, which included workshops and awards to celebrate our educators who stood out for their leadership and contributions to medical education at the local and national levels. Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD, professor of medicine from Stanford University School of Medicine, delivered the keynote address, “Enhancing the Joy of Medicine: Lessons from Educational Theory.”
The following were some of the speakers and participants at the event.