2017 Education Symposium

Enhancing Quality of Health Sciences Education
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 am–4:30 pm

Open to the entire health sciences community

What piques your curiosity? Developing your education scholarship, discovering new approaches to designing and teaching classes, incorporating serious games, experiential, or interprofessional learning, or mentoring? All of it? Then join us for the 4th Annual Education Symposium featuring our keynote speaker, Ann Darling, Professor of Communications addressing challenging communication in health science education. Invest in your teaching through networking and learning at the symposium.

$10 Trainees, Staff, and Students (U of Utah)
$40 Faculty (U of Utah)
$50 Non-affiliated University of Utah participants

8:00-8:20 AM
HSEB Atrium
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:25-8:40 AM
HSEB Alumni Hall
HSEB 2110 and 2120

Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH

8:45-10:00 AM Session Block 1
HSEB TBA Educational Scholarship: The Expanding Horizon
Boyd Richards, PhD
HSEB TBA Case-Based Learning in Interprofessional Education
Rebecca Wilson, PhD, MEd
Don Blumenthal, PhD

Beth Cardell, PhD, OTR/L
Amanda Moloney-Johns, MPAS, PA-C
HSEB TBA Playing Around with Serious Games in Health
Sciences Education
Talli Casucci, MLIS
Roger Altizer, PhD
HSEB TBA Experiential Learning to Teach Quality Improvement:
Reflections from Coaches and Learners
Brigitte Smith, MD
Diane Liu, MD
Susan Pohl, MD, FAAFP
10:15-11:30 AM Session Block 2
HSEB TBA Instructional what? How using instructional
models can make for a more organized,
and satisfying teaching and
learning experience
Joanne Rolls, MPAS, PA-C
Karen Gunning, PharmD, BCACP, FCCP, BCPS
HSEB TBA Open Access Journals
Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH
Boyd Richards, PhD
HSEB TBA Failure to Fail in Health Science Education
Bath Cardell, PhD, OTR/L
Jeanette Koski, OTD, OTR/L
HSEB TBA Creating Synergy for Student Leadership
Curricula Across the Health Sciences
Kyle Turner, PharmD
Don Blumenthal, PhD
Amanda Moloney-Johns, MPAS, PA-C
Susan Hall, DNP, APRN, WHNP
Sue Chase-Cantarini, DNP, RN
Tim Farrell, MD
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
HSEB Atrium
Lunch and Table Topic Networking
12:30-1:30 PM
HSEB Alumni Hall
HSEB 2110 and 2120
Keynote Speaker
Ann Darling, PhD
Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Communications
1:30-2:30 PM
HSEB Alumni Hall
HSEB 2110 and 2120
Scholarly Presentations
2:45-4:00 PM Session Block 3
HSEB TBA Mentor Development Workshop: Being a Better
Mentor by
Engaging in Difficult Conversations and
Constructive Feedback
Harriet Hopf, MD
Gretchen Case, PhD
Sue Chase-Cantarini, DNP, RN
Tim Farrell, MD
Kristen Keefe, PhD
HSEB TBA Defining Quality in Health Science Education
Sara Lamb, MD
Boyd Richards, PhD
Janet Lindsley, PhD
HSEB TBA Interprofessional Education Hotspotting Immersions:
Community-based Approach for Learning and
Health and Health Care Utilization
Sara Hart, PhD
Kyle Turner, PharmD

*For session description, please see the official agenda.
*Subject to change


Accreditation: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Kim Clark
Faculty Development Manager
Phone: 801-213-3757
Email: academyhseducators@utah.edu