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Medical Education Day at Yale

June 6, 2024

The Center for Medical Education is excited to host the 12th annual Medical Education Day at Yale in-person on June 6, 2024. This is the first time we are in person since 2019. We heard from an overwhelming number of attendees that they want to gather and learn together in 2024.

The Yale community of educators including faculty, alumni, fellows, residents, students, and staff are welcome to attend. This conference is open to everyone from the School of Medicine, including the Physician Associate Program and the Physician Assistant Online Program, as well as our colleagues from the School of Nursing and the School of Public Health.

Continuing medical education (CME) credit will be available. Conference attendance is free for one or more events.

Final Schedule

In person on the Yale School of Medicine Campus

11:30 am - 1:30 pm


The Anlyan Center (TAC), 330 Cedar Street, 1st Floor, Lobby

Lunch selections are available for attendees to bring to the Keynote or Block 1 Sessions

12:10 - 1:10 pm

Keynote Presentation

Education Leadership: Milestones to Success

TAC Auditorium

Alison Whelan, MD; Chief Academic Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

1:30 - 2:45 pm

Workshop: Practical Strategies for Incorporating Anti-Racism into Your Educational Practice

SHM 115

Benjamin Mba, MBBS; Professor of Medicine; Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Department of Internal Medicine; and Director of DEI for Graduate Medical Education

Beverley Sheares, MD, MS; Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonology); Health Equity Thread Leader

Oral Presentations (includes all 3)

Hope 216

Leveraging Large Language Models to Supplement Medical Students' Clinical Entrustment

Anne Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff; MD-PhD Candidate, YSM Class of 2030

Conrad Safranek; MD Candidate, YSM Class of 2026

Evaluation of a Curriculum on Advanced Hypertension Topics for Internal Medicine Residents at Yale New Haven Hospital: Final Results

Benjamin D. Gallagher, MD, FACP; Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine

The Effects of Early Exposure to POCUS on Medical Student Career Decisions

Mitchel Wride; BA; MD Candidate, YSM Class of 2025

Madisen Swallow, MS; MD Candidate, YSM Class of 2025

3:00 - 4:15 pm: Block 2 - Workshop & Oral Presentations

Workshop: Engaging Learners in Critical Thinking

SHM 115

Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS; Deputy Dean for Education and Harold W. Jockers Professor of Medical Education and Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

William Rando, PhD; YSM Director of Pedagogy

Oral Presentations (includes all 3)

Hope 110

Yale Global Health Students United for Regional and Global Health Education (YGH SURGE): A novel interdisciplinary peer-learning model for global health education

Paul Irvin Serrato, MS; MD Candidate, YSM Class of 2025; MPH Candidate, HSPH Class of 2025

Hanya Quershi, MD; Resident, YSM Department of Neurosurgery; Founder, YGH SURGE

Empowering Graduating Medical Students from Under-Represented Racial Backgrounds

Oluwatosin Adeyemo, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Services

DIVERSE Professional Equity Curriculum: From Needs Based Assessment to Faculty Development and Policy Implementation

Shaili Gupta, MBBS; Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Medical Education Fellowship Graduation

MHS-Med Ed Graduation

Announcement of Poster Winners

TAC Auditorium

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Poster Session with Wine & Cheese Reception

TAC Upper and Lower Lobbies and Lounge

Keynote Speaker

Alison J. Whelan, MD, AAMC, Chief Academic Officer

Alison J. Whelan, MD, became the AAMC’s chief academic officer in January 2021. In this role, Dr. Whelan oversees efforts that prepare and assist deans, faculty leaders, educators, and future physicians for the challenges of 21st century academic medicine. She leads a staff that addresses critical medical school data, administrative, and operational issues; explores new models of successful mission alignment; focuses on key student and faculty issues; transforms current models of education and workforce preparation across the full continuum of medical education; and supports medical school accreditation activities.

The conference schedule will be posted here when available.

Registration will open in April 2024.