Photo: Participants of the Teaching Competition with retreat co-chairs Dr. Erica Johnson and Amit Pahwa

Thank you to everyone who attend today's Second Annual Department of Medicine Education Retreat. It was an eventful day full of audience participation and valuable teaching advice. The retreat theme was based around a talk by keynote speaker Dr. Melissa McNeil, professor of medicine and associate chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, who began the day with Medical Grand Rounds. Her talk, "Making Learning Stick: Applying the Science of Learning for Everyday Teaching," was full of helpful advice about how to be the most effective educator. After opening remarks from Drs. Anderson and Hellmann, participants broke up into smaller groups for the following workshops:

  • The Science of Learning with Dr. Melissa McNeil
  • Why Does Your Learner Score Poorly on Tests? Using Self-Regulated Learning Theory to Both Diagnose and Remediate with Drs. William Kelly and Mary Andrews from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Teaching Competition Participants:

  • Milad Memari, Bayview Internal Medicine Resident
  • Jacqueline O'Toole, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary
  • Mariah Robertson, fellow in the Division of Geriatrics
  • Felipe Naranjo Sanchez, fellow in the Division of Nephrology
  • Weili Zheng, Osler Medical Resident

Dr. Memari took home the prize for winning the Teaching Competition, but the competition was so fierce that the judges recognized Dr. Robertson as most innovative.

For more...

For slides and materials from the Why Does Your Learner Score Poorly on Tests? workshop, click here.

To view a recording of the grand rounds presentation, click here.

For more photos of the event, visit our Facebook page.

To see what people were saying about the event, check out #HopkinsEducaitonRetreat on Twitter.

See you next year!

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