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Annual Spring Education Day

April 29, 2024

Bradley MaronKeynote
Precision Medicine in Medical Education

Speaker: Bradley A. Maron, MD
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Co-Director, University of Maryland-Institute for Health Computing (UM-IHC) and Director, Scientific Operations
Senior Associate Dean for Precision Medicine

2024 Spring Education Day Agenda





3rd Annual Fall Education Day

October 6, 2023

Jo Shapiro, MDKeynote
Fostering Psychological Safety: A Key Driver of Patient Safety, the Learning Environment, and Our Wellbeing

Speaker: Jo Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support, Brigham and Women's Hospital

MELA 3rd Annual Fall Education Day Agenda

2nd Annual Spring Education Day

Robin KleinApril 20, 2023

Bias in Learner Assessment: A Case Study in Medical Education Research

Speaker: Robin Klein, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Professions Education (HPE)
University of Maryland Graduate School

Spring 2023 MELA Education Day Agenda



2nd Annual MELA Education Day

October 18, 2022

Susan PollartKeynote: Early-Career Faculty Mentoring Program

Speaker: Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
Walter M. Seward Professor of Family Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine

2022 MELA Education Day Agenda


MELA Education Day: UME-GME Education

April 8, 2022

Gretchen DiemerKeynote: Teaching Clinical Reasoning Across UME/GME Continuum

Speaker: Gretchen Diemer, MD
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean of GME and Affiliations
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Session 1

Health Equity Rounds: A Teachable Framework for Discussing Equity Issues on Clinical Services. Anique Forrester, MD and Madeline Marks, PhD, Psychiatry – HSF1 (Room 316)

Avoiding MedHub Whack a Mole: Writing Effective Narrative Evaluations. Melissa Motta, MD, Neurology – HSF1 (Room 518)

Structuring a Successful Mentoring Program and Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation. Susan Wolfsthal, MD, Danielle Baek, MD, Christina Koch, MD, Dara Farber, MD. Internal Medicine and Pediatrics – HSF1 (Room 318)

Professional Ethics. Seema Deshpande, MD and Susan Sankova, MD Anesthesiology – HSF1 (Room 516)

Session 2

Beyond Feedback Friday: Effective Feedback for Clinical Learning Environments. Peter Jin, MD, Neurology – HSF1 (Room 518)

Holistic Review: How Can We Select Applicants Better? Steven Kavic, MD, Surgery – HSF1 (Room 318)

Incorporating Virtual Medical Education and Flipped Classroom Teaching into your Teaching Practice. M. Roni Levin, MD and Ramya Swamy, MD, Ophthalmology – HSF1 (Room 316)


Inaugural MELA Education Day

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
12 - 5:30 p.m.

Virtual Event


Anti-Racism in Medical Education
Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE
Vice Dean for Education
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University