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Academy Events and Meetings

MELA Education Day: UME-GME Education

April 8, 2022
12 - 5 p.m.

Leadership Hall (In-person event) 

Gretchen DiemerKeynote - 12:00 - 1:00 P. M.

Teaching Clinical Reasoning Across UME/GME Continuum
Gretchen Diemer, MD
Vice Chair of Education for Department of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean of GME and Affiliations
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

This event is CME-eligible and will include multiple workshops.

There are two workshop sessions (link below to a more detailed description of each workshop):

Session 1 (1:15 - 2:45)

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 (3:00 - 4:30)

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)


Revised MELA Education Day Agenda



Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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