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Conference overview

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 5th 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 Nov. 16, 2023. 

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 2022 MER/I conference featured two keynote speakers

 

Kathy Chretien, M.D.
Associate Dean for Medical Student Affairs

Professor (PAR) of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Monica L. Lypson, M.D., MHPE
Vice Dean for Education

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physician and Surgeons

Rolf H. Scholdager Professor of Medicine

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Wayne State University School of Medicine Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference

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. 7, 2021 conference featured the work of 89 entries selected from more than 100 applications, as well as presentations by Olle ten Cate, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Education, University Medical Center Utrecht, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco ; and Louis N. Pangaro, M.D., MACP, Professor of Medicine, Hebert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences .

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