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 (2015-2016)
Time:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided

September 9, 2015
William Hennrikus, M.D., Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
"Lifelong Learning - A Love Story" - The importance, methods, and evolution of lifelong learning in continuing education"
Location:  C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)

October 14, 2015
Susan Glod, M.D., Department of Medicine (Recipient of the 2015 Junior Faculty Teaching Award)
"Learning and Teaching to Listen:  The pitfalls and triumphs of communication skills teaching in medical education"
Location:  C5702 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Conference Room)

November 18, 2015
Nasrollah Ghahramani, M.D., M.S., Department of Medicine
"A Journey in Medical Training:  The Road Not Taken"
Location:   C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)

December 16, 2015
Ping Du, M.D./Ph.D., Department of Public Health Sciences (Recipient of the 2015 Junior Faculty Teaching Award)
"Epidemiology in Medicine:  Past, Present, and Future"
Location:  C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)

January 6, 2016
Kristin Eckert, Ph.D., Department of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"A Holistic Approach to Doctoral Training:  Creating an Environment to Thrive"
Location:  C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)

February 10, 2016
Margaret Wojnar, M.D., FCCM, Department of Medicine
"Getting to Thoughtful Conversation:  Insights from redesigning an Internal Medicine Family Meeting Education Program"
Location:  C4702 (Physiology Conference Room)


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