Conference overview

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More than 300 viewers from around the world tuned in to watch the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s second annual Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference, which showcased completed and in-progress medical education research and innovation projects by students, residents, staff and faculty.

The Dec. 8, 2020 conference featured the work of 89 entries selected from more than 100 applications, as well as presentations by keynote speakers Holly Gooding, M.D., associate professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine and co-director of the Harvard Macy Program for Educators in the Health Professions; and Anna Cianciolo, Ph.D., associate professor of Medical Education at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Wayne State University School of Medicine will use this as an opportunity to encourage and prepare participants to present on a national stage

The Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) will host its 3rd annual Medical Education Research and Innovation (MER/I) Conference to showcase completed and in-progress medical education research and innovation projects conducted by students, residents, staff and faculty Dec. 7, 2021. 

More than 100 posters and oral presentations were submitted for the much anticipated 2020 virtual conference, believed to be the first of its kind nationally. Geared toward first-time research participants, topics are related to timely and important topics relevant within a medical education setting and to the broader educational community. Rewards and recognition will be given for best-in-class presentations.

The school’s 2021 MER/I conference features two keynote speakers

 

Olle ten Cate, Ph.D. 
Professor of Medical Education, University Medical Center Utrecht
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 
Presentation Title: Coming soon! 

Louis N. Pangaro, M.D., MACP 
Professor of Medicine, Hebert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences 
Presentation Title: Coming soon!