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Medical Education Day at Yale

Pre-conference Events: May 31, 2023 - In Person
Conference Events: June 1, 2023 - Virtual, via Zoom
Poster Session: May 31 to June 7, 2023 - Online
Conference At A Glance

This year we are introducing new Pre-conference in person events on May 31st. Virtual Conference events will be presented on June 1 via Zoom. The Poster Session will be open online from May 31 to June 7, 2023. The details of each day’s events are presented below in our Conference Schedule.

Yale 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. Virtual Conference attendance is free for one or more events

The Keynote Presentation, In Defense of Subjectivity: Optimizing the Value of Judgement in Performance Assessment

Keynote Speaker: Kevin W. Eva, PhD
Professor and Director of Education Research and Scholarship
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine
The University of British Columbia

2023 Schedule

Pre-conference Events: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

In Person - at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

Time Description Facilitators
4:00 - 4:10pm SHM L Room 115 (Large TBL Conference Room)
Welcome Pre-conference Events
Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS
4:10 - 5:10pm Introduction
Discussion Group
Topic: Assessment Challenges: How to Improve Written Evaluations, Assessments of Teams, and Simulated Participant Encounters
Michael Green, MD, MSc - Assessment with SPs
Andrés Martin, MD, PhD - Assessment with SPs
Matthew Grant, MD - Written Assessment
Marc Auerbach, MD, MSc - Assessment of Teams
Led by:
Dana Dunne MD, MHS
Michael Green MD, MSc
5:10 - 5:20 Travel Time
5:20 - 7:00pm Historical Library
Wine & Cheese Reception

MHS-Medical Education Pathway Degree Program
Thesis Briefing and Poster Presentation by MHS-Med Ed 2023 Graduates
Led by: Janet Hafler, EdD

Conference Events: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Virtual Format

Time Description Facilitators
12:00 - 12:10pm Welcome, Introductions Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS
Janet Hafler, EdD
12:10 - 1:10pm Keynote Presentation
In Defense of Subjectivity: Optimizing the Value of Judgment in Performance Assessment.
Kevin Eva, PhD
Professor and Director of Education Research and Scholarship
University of British Columbia
1:10 - 1:15pm Break
Block 1 - 1:15 - 2:30pm
Learn Well: Creating Psychological Safety in the Clinical Learning Environment Presented by: Jeffrey Dewey, MD, MHS
Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW
An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Developing Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) for Assessing Common Tasks: A Case Study Presented by: Jeanette Tetrault, MD,FACP, FASAM
John Encandela, PhD
Srinivas Muvvala, MD, MPH
Rebecca Minahan-Rowley,MSW
Block 2 - 2:45 - 4:00pm
Metacognition and Critical Reflection in Supervision: A Workshop for Educators Presented by: Javeed Sukhera, MD,PhD
Oral Presentations Moderated by: Thilan Wijesekera, MD,MHS
Oral Presenters TBA
4:15 - 5:15pm Medical Education Fellowship Graduation Led by: Janet Hafler, EdD
Online Poster Session Open May 31 to June 7, 2023