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Previous Meetings

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



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

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)