“Health Professions Education Day” Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

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September 16 marked the first ever Health Professions Education Day at the University of Michigan. Educators from across the seven health science schools shared educational innovations and best practices during a poster session, followed by a keynote address from Dr. Catherine DeAngelis, former editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association. A local panel responded to Dr. DeAngelis’ talk and discussed the current movement towards interprofessional education.

Over 200 faculty, staff, students and alumni participated with representation from the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education; Medical School; School of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; School of Dentistry; School of Kinesiology; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; School of Health Professions and Studies (Flint); College of Literature, Science and the Arts; A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library; Office of Digital Education and Innovation; Center for Research on Learning and Teaching; Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research; and other units.

Twitter users captured the highlights of the day:

The event was sponsored by the Division of Professional Education in the Medical School Department of Learning Health SciencesMichigan Center for Interprofessional EducationCenter for Research on Learning and TeachingOffice of Digital Education & Innovation.

View the social media recap on Storify.

Access the event website and complete set of abstracts.