Conversations with Distinguished Educators Series

This lecture series is organized and delivered by the faculty members who have received the Distinguished Educator Award and the Junior Faculty Teaching Award. The series has three objectives:

  • To provide a forum to raise and discuss topics, issues and trends in education.
  • To increase awareness and recognition of the education mission of the College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center.
  • To provide visibility and impact for the Society of Distinguished Educators.

Conversations with Distinguished Educators Lecture Series (2013-2014)
Time:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location:  C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)
Refreshments will be provided


September 11, 2013
Fauzia Mahr, M.D., Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Topic: Breaking the Silos, Possibilities and Feasibility of Interdisciplinary & Inter Professional Education

October 9, 2013
Nicole Swallow, M.D., Medicine
Topic:  The Power of Observation

November 13, 2013
Tiffany Whitcomb, D.V.M.,
Comparative Medicine
Topic: Teaching Laboratory Animal Techniques In-Situ:  Building Confidence and Collaboration

December 11, 2013
Donald Flemming, M.D., Radiology
Topic:  The Challenges of Defining and Assessing Competency

January 8, 2014
Paul Haidet, M.D.,
Topic:  Jazz and the Art of Teaching

February 12, 2014
Randy Haluck, M.D.,

March 12, 2013
Kelly Karpa, Ph.D., R.Ph.,

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