Frymoyer Scholars Program 2020 Call for Proposals
The Frymoyer Scholars Program supports physicians and nurses who are actively engaged in teaching University of Vermont medical and nursing students and who embody the best qualities of the clinician teacher.
We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity by submitting a proposal. Applications for 2020 are due by March 16,
2020. The program has funded 52 projects over the past 19 years. The results accomplished by Frymoyer Scholars have enhanced the learning experience of our students and improved patient care. Click
here for the 2020 Frymoyer Scholars Program Call for Proposals Frymoyer Scholars Program on the Teaching Academy website: http://www.med.uvm.edu/teachingacademy/fellowshipsandgrants
Leigh Ann Holterman, PhD, Director of Curricular Evaluation and Assessment, has been appointed to the UVM President’s Commission for Inclusive Excellence. The President's Commission for Inclusive Excellence (PCIE) is an institutional advisory board at the University of Vermont whose primary mission is to advance the strategic diversity and inclusion goals of the university. Read more here: https://www.uvm.edu/president/presidents-commission-inclusive-excellence
Elise Everett, M.D., M.S., associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed level director of the clinical curriculum, reporting to Tania Bertsch, M.D., associate dean for clinical education. She will assist in articulating the mission, vision, and values of the clerkship and required acting internships curriculum; stimulate collaborative endeavors to improve all academic programs; promote educational innovation and research; seek and support external funding opportunities; and participate actively in continuous educational quality improvement.
Julie Lahiri, M.D., associate professor of surgery, has been appointed by the Society for Vascular Surgery Executive Board as a member of the new Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force. The task force researches “inequities related to gender, race, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation and develop strategies to reduce identified inequities” within the vascular surgery specialty.
Jesse Moore, M.D., director of active learning and associate professor of surgery, is serving as chair of the Surgery Item Writing and Review Task Force for the National Board of Medical Examiners. The committee met earlier this fall to review questions and align the surgery subject exam with the American College of Surgeons/Association of Surgical Education Medical Student Core Curriculum.
SAVE THE DATE: Society of
General Internal Medicine (SGIM) New England Regional Meeting
Teaching Academy Member Halle G. Sobel, MD is New England Regional President for SGIM and their meeting will be
held in Burlington, VT on Saturday,
October 10, 2020. Agenda and registration coming soon. For more information,
AAMC: Publishing in Academic Medicine: Meet the Editor and
Tips for Success - February 13; 12:30pm
AMA: The AMA and Medical Education: How did we get here and
where are we going? – February 17; 4:00pm
AAMC: A Roadmap for Publishing Health Professions Education
Scholarship - March 9; 1:00pm
SAVE THE DATES: IAMSE Spring 2020 Webcast Audio Seminar Series
Join us every Thursday in March and the first Thursday in April for the IAMSE Spring 2020 Webcast Audio Seminar Series. The theme for the Spring series is "Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education: Health Systems Sciences" where they will feature several
speakers from across the US. All sessions take place Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Med Ed 204.
To view remotely, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for login details. For schedule and speakers click here.
NEGEA 2020 Annual Conference
"Adaptive Education: Teaching for Learning and the Public Good"
Thursday, April 30-Saturday, May 2, 2020
The Robert Larner MD College of Medicine will host the 2020 NEGEA Annual Conference. The NEGEA is
one of four regional groups of the AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs (GEA). Its purpose is to promote excellence in the education of medical students, residents and physicians through the professional development of medical educators.
Regional meetings provide a forum for exchanging ideas, learning new strategies and developing plans that may facilitate your own work and the implementation of the NEGEA’s mission.
See information about a new NEGEA Health Humanities Special Interest Group (SIG) Presents a Preconference Symposium: The Health Humanities as a Teaching and Learning Strategy
Registration opening next week!
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