Register for the John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

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May 14th, 2014

Boston University’s Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Dental Medicine and the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences are proudly sponsoring the John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day on Thursday, May 22, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the BUSM Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 14th Floor.

“Education Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet and network with innovative educators from across the entire medical campus,” explains BUSM Gross Anatomy Course Director Ann Zumwalt, PhD, who also serves as chairman of the event planning committee. ”The event showcases creative educational initiatives and is consistently inspiring and invigorating for BUMC educators.”

The purpose of the event is to showcase and enhance educational innovations, scholarship and research across the Boston University Medical Campus. All faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff of BUMC are invited to attend.

Register online: Registration by May 22 is required for workshops and lunch.

Program Highlights

Keynote Lecture: (8:45 a.m.)
The Art and Science of Giving Feedback
Carole Pfeiffer, PhD
University of Connecticut Health Center

Dr. Pfeiffer is a Professor of Medicine and a sociologist who has worked in medical education for three decades. She is the Director of the Clinical Skills Assessment Program at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and was a founding member of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators. She has a particular interest in communication skills in the clinical encounter.

Poster Session: Posters focus on themes of educational innovations, research and technology.  Oral presentations and awards will be given for outstanding student, fellow/resident and faculty abstracts

Luncheon: Pre-registered attendees will be provided lunch. Register

Faculty Workshops: Pre-Registration required. Participants will learn about educational strategies, innovations, research and scholarship by attending the interactive workshops. See workshop details and registration online.

Contact: For more information, contact Liza Young, 638-4799 or

John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

  • Thursday, May 22
  • 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • BUSM Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 14th Floor.