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

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, who will be 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

*Prices subject to change

Call for Proposals

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