NEGEA 2014 Annual Retreat - April 11 and April 12, 2014

The Medical Educator of Tomorrow: Embracing Educational Change for Enhanced Teaching and Learning

Session Types

NEGEA invites proposals that represent original research (either completed or in progress), program evaluation, innovations in medical education, and interactive workshops or discussions with high interest potential. Short communications and posters may be submitted in the categories of Research in Medical Education or Innovations in Medical Education. Abstracts that describe work at any level of medical education (Undergraduate: Pre-Clerkship and Clerkship, Graduate Medical Education, and Continuing Medical Education) will be considered.

The conference theme this year is:

The Medical Educator of Tomorrow: Embracing Educational Change for Enhanced Teaching and Learning

 



A. Workshop: Sessions should be planned as 90-minute interactive format about topics with high interest potential.

     Proposals are limited to 500 words, excluding title and references, and must include:
  • Background/Theoretical Framework, including importance to medical education
  • Objectives/Intended Outcomes: Clear goals and objectives and statement of what the session will accomplish
  • Format of specific activities within 90-minute time frame
  • References (limit to 5)

B. Short Communication or Poster: Format for a short communication is a 10-minute podium presentation, followed by a
    5-minute question-and-answer period. Posters must meet the poster criteria.
  
      Please specify if your abstract focuses on Research in Medical Education (i.e., research completed, including [expected] results/conclusions or Innovations in Medical Education (i.e., work in progress, new educational strategy or project, etc.) Up to 5 Excellence in Medical Education Awards will be given in the short communication/poster category.

Research in Medical Education: Proposals are limited to 300 words, excluding references and title, and must include:
  1. Purpose of the Project and Objectives
  2. Background/Theoretical Framework
  3. Methods
  4. Results (or Expected Results)
  5. Reflection (including limitations) and conclusions
  6. References (limit to 3)
Innovations in Medical Education: Proposals are limited to 300 words, excluding references, and must include:
  1. Goals and Objectives
  2. Background/Theoretical Framework
  3. Instructional Methods and Materials
  4. Reflective Critique, to include strengths, limitations and future directions
  5. References (limit to 3)