2018 Education Symposium

Enhancing Quality of Health Sciences Education
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 8:00 am–4:30 pm

Open to the entire health sciences community

Education – it’s so much more than what happens in the presence of our learners.  Join us for the 5th Annual Education Symposium and learn skills for both teaching and creating healthy environments.  With workshop topics ranging from using learner feedback to enhance our skills, mentoring, educating millennials, teaching health systems and social determinants, team-based learning facilitation, responding to micro-aggressions and much more!  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

*Prices subject to change

Click HERE to register.

Education Symposium Agenda

Call for Proposals  *CLOSED*

The Academy of Health Science Educators seeks engaging presenters to lead interactive workshops, and present educational scholarship reports.

You are invited to submit proposals related to a broad range of topics in health sciences education appropriate to an interprofessional audience, including but not limited to submissions that focus on 1) evaluation strategies, 2) feedback strategies, 3) scholarship in education, 4) teaching strategies for diverse learners, and/or 5) course management.

Workshops (60 minute session): Task-oriented, interactive sessions allowing attendees to practice the concepts and skills presented; audience participation is an integral component. At least 45 minutes of the workshop will be interactive. The workshop format is more suitable for material that may be unfamiliar to participants.

Education Scholarly Project Presentations (5 minute session): Brief reports on a scholarly project you have completed or is in progress.

Deadline: All submissions must be received on or before Wednesday May 30 at 5:00 pm.

Proposal Submissions: To submit a proposal, complete the online form here. All submissions must adhere to the format for each session type.

Notification: Notification of acceptance will occur in June 2018.


Proposal Submission Resources

  • Download a PDF of proposal submission guidelines here.
  • Download a PDF of learning objectives for continuing education/faculty development here.
  • Download a workshop agenda example here.



Sara Julian
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (801) 585-3439
Email: sara.julian@hsc.utah.edu