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.

2023-2024 Schedule

September 19, 2023


Building and Improving a Medical Education Program to Achieve Long Term Complex Learning

Priya Garg, MD, and Molly Cohen-Osher, MD, MMedEd
Office of Medical Education


  • Describe the importance of teaching metacognitive skills through monitoring and control to enable equitable success for students
  • Define complex learning and describe its application in the design, delivery, and learning within pre-clerkship medical school curricula
  • Explain methods of instructional design that will enable students to successfully engage in active and flipped curriculum design to promote complex learning
  • Discuss and share outcomes of Chobanian & Avedisian SOM curriculum to date
October 17, 2023



Luke Austin

VisualDx is an award-winning clinical decision support system used in over 2,300 hospitals, clinics, and medical schools worldwide. VisualDx is designed to enhance clinical decision-making, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient engagement at the point of care.

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November 21, 2023
December 19, 2023
January 16, 2024
February 20, 2024
March 19, 2024
April 16, 2024
May 21-22, 2024 19th Annual McCahan Medical Campus Education Conference

Past Educators’ Collaborative Lunches

Slides, Handouts, and Resources