Educators’ Collaborative Lunch

The Department of Medical Sciences & Education is pleased to host monthly one-hour meetings for BUMC educators to share and exchange ideas for best practices in pedagogy for graduate biomedical education over lunch.

If you are interested in being a discussion moderator, suggesting a discussion topic, or hosting a workshop, please email Elaine Lee at

All meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00-12:50 pm.

2022-2023 Schedule

September 20, 2022


Pointing Out Your Power: Practical Tips for PowerPoint Slide and Presentation Design

Jonathan R Salik1, Hayley Bartkus1Rodolfo Villarreal-Calderon2, Katelyn Bird3, Kyle Schoppel4, Howard Lanney4, and Jeffrey Markuns4

1Graduate Medical Sciences, and Departments of 2Medicine, 3Neurology, 4Pediatrics and 5Family Medicine

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October 18, 2022


Effective educational videos with embedded problem-solving and targeted feedback: Hands-on walkthrough of how to produce and deploy question-embedded videos

Surya V Pulukuri1, Daniela Torres2, and Binyomin Abrams2,3

Department of 1Neurology, 2Department of Chemistry, CAS, 3Department of Teaching and Learning, Wheelock

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November 15, 2022


Slides (BU Kerberos)

5 Underused Features and Tools Supported by BU’s Educational Technology Group

Dave DeCamp

Digital Learning & Innovation

This session will highlight five Educational Technology tools (or features within commonly used tools) that can assist you in classroom management, grading, accessibility, feedback, and more. We will focus on use cases, how they contribute to specific learning objectives, and point towards additional resources and contact information for further assistance.

December 20, 2022


Educator-to-Educator (E2E) Initiative

Elaine L Lee and David Flynn

Department of Medical Sciences & Education

Learn about a new initiative to advance research projects and scholarly publications of educators. Join our brainstorm and open discussion on education projects for promotions of faculty educators.

January 17, 2023


Looking at the Concept of “Confidence” in Feedback

Sonia Ananthakrishnan and Craig Noronha

Department of Medicine

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March 21, 2023
April 18, 2023

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Use of Short Videos and Case Studies to Enhance Student Confidence in Knowledge and Application in a Large Lecture Course

Christopher Schonhoff

May 23-24, 2023 18th Annual McCahan Medical Campus Education Conference

Past Educators’ Collaborative Lunches

Slides, Handouts, and Resources