10th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

Fostering a vibrant community of educatorsJohn McCahan


Wednesday May 20, 2015

Key Note Speaker: TBA


Dr. John McCahan served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Boston  University School of Medicine from 1976 until June 1, 2006. His commitment to medical education over his many years of serve was exceptional.

BUMC faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff who are interested in educational innovations and scholarship are cordially invited to this interactive event. All are invited to participate!

2014 Teaching and Service Awards

Sampling of 2014 Projects:

  • The Current Role Of Academic Based Service Learning In Dental School Curricula
  • Reach: A Service-Learning Approach To Improved Understanding Of Child And Adolescent Homelessness And Health Literacy
  • Assessment of Structured Advocacy Training Integrated into the Third Year
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship
  • Monthly Review of Adverse Event Reports Increases Trainee Reporting
  • Criteria For Admissions: Do They Predict a Success in Doctoral Programs?
  • The Use Of Social Media Within The Context Of Electronic Medical Textbooks
  • Creating A Collaborative Learning Community Outside Of The Classroom: Lessons Learned From The Core Course Tutoring And Public Health Writing Program
  • Development Of An Evidence-Based Medicine Mobile Application For The Use In Medical Education
  • Can A Digital Badge Equal Competency In Medical Education?
  • Expanding The “Student As A Teacher” Curriculum For 4th Year Students In Ambulatory Medicine
  • Gaze Patterns Of Gross Anatomy Students Change With Classroom Learning
  • Teaching “Quality” Across Three Years Of The Residency Program At Boston Medical Center
  • Development Of The Medical Student Surgical Research Mentorship Program
  • Development Of The Medical Student Surgical Research Mentorship Program
  • 2013-2014 ADEAgies Foundation/AADR Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program:

2014 Workshops include:

  • The One-Minute Learner: An Innovative Tool To Enable Discussion Of Goals And Expectations In The Clinical Learning Environment
  • Raising Your Hand? There’s An App For That. An Interactive Session With Two Audience Response Systems
  • Practice-Based Learning: Why And How
  • Avoiding “Predatory Publishers” On The Career Path
  • Developing A Program Assessment Model

Contact Amy Gartland in the Department of Medical Sciences & Education at  Amy Gartland for more information.