16th Annual McCahan Education Virtual Conference
May 26 & 27, 2021
Theme: Teaching Self-Directed Learners in Times of Uncertainty and Change
Keynote Speaker: Angelique C. Harris, PhD
Keynote Presentation: Socially Just Teaching/Socially Just Learning:
Incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Justice into Medical & Graduate Education Discourse
May 26 | 12-2pm
Dr. Angelique C. Harris is the Director of Faculty Development at Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) and Director of Faculty Development and Diversity in the Department of Medicine (DoM) at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Harris works to design, implement, and lead innovative programs and initiatives aimed at providing and promoting more equitable learning and working environments for faculty, staff, and students.
An applied medical sociologist, Dr. Harris’ research examines health, wellness, and resilience within marginalized communities and her areas of research expertise are in race and ethnicity, gender and sexualities, health and illness, social movements, cultural studies, and urban studies. More specifically, her research studies how groups construct health issues and how the marginalization and stigmatization they experience impact their access to resources. Dr. Harris has authored and co-authored dozens of books, articles, and essays, including the books Queer People of Color: Connected but Not Comfortable (Lynne Rienner, 2018) and the Intersections of Race and Sexuality (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) book series.
In recognition of his excellence as an educator, the Department of Medical Sciences & Education and the Boston University Medical Campus is proud to host the 16th Annual McCahan Medical Campus Education Day.
Dr. John F. McCahan served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Boston University School of Medicine from 1976 until 2006, during which he oversaw numerous revisions and reforms of the M.D. curriculum. He guided a major change in curriculum governance and chaired the Medical Education Committee, created in this reorganization. Throughout his career, he had a particular interest in the patient-doctor interaction and the teaching methodologies that resulted in effective clinical skills. He has actively taught, studied, and administered a variety of educational formats from large group lectures to one-on-one teaching, feedback, and evaluation. Throughout the years, he earned the admiration of his colleagues for his ability to articulate and implement a clear vision of modern medical education. Read more here.