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May 12, 2022 (Thursday)
Texas Educator’s Academies Collaborative for Health Professions – Southeast (TEACH-S) Virtual Educational Symposium

Learning Environment of the Future

“The Power of the Learning Environment:  When You Jump from Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces”


Keynote Speaker

Alice Fornari, EdD, FAMEE, RDN
Professor, Science Education, Occupational Health, Family Medicine
Associate Dean, Educational Skills Development, Zucker SOM at Hofstra/Northwell
Vice President, Faculty Development, Northwell Health
http://medicine.hofstra.edu/faculty/facdev/index.html
Program Director, MSEd Degree, Health Professions Education, Hofstra University,
School of Health Professions and Human Services

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May 18, 2021

AME Open House
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

The AME Open House will be held via WebEx.  The information to join the meeting is as follows:

https://uthealth.webex.com/uthealth/j.php?MTID=m01d8940f3f3ae36df04d69301f5b9aac

Meeting number (access code):  120 458 3158
Join by phone:  +1-415-655-0001 (US Toll)  or 1-844-621-3956 (US Toll Free)

The McGovern Medical School Academy of Master Educators (AME) is a formal organization of distinguished scholars recognized for their teaching and educational excellence, and committed to the enhancement of medical and graduate education. A goal of the AME is to have diverse membership representing the many disciplines in health science education. AME members will encourage faculty who are dedicated to scholarly teaching and to educational scholarship and will serve as professional role models and mentors for faculty, residents, fellows, and students.  This session will provide information regarding the goals and objectives of the Academy, as well as the qualifications for joining, nomination, and application process.  Please visit our website to learn more about the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the Academy of Master Educators.  Calls for nominations will go out beginning in April.

All McGovern Medical School Faculty are invited to attend.  For questions, please call the Office of Educational Programs at 713-500-5140 or contact Dr. Vineeth John (Vineeth.P.John@uth.tmc.edu) or Pamela Berens (Pamela.D.Berens@uth.tmc.edu) directly.

May 14, 2021

Texas Educators Academies Collaborative for the Health Professions-Southeast (TEACH-S) Educational Symposium
One-Day Virtual Conference

Plenary Speaker:
Neil Osheroff, Phd
President, International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)
Past-Director, Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Education
Professor of Biochemistry and Medicine John G. Coniglio Chair in Biochemistry Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Educator Identities in the New Healthcare Environment”

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March 30, 2020 (Updated; 03/24/2020)
AME Open House
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

The AME Open House will be held via WebEx.  The information to join the meeting is as follows:

https://uthealth.webex.com/uthealth/j.php?MTID=m0ed1e19a4c72a814bc49f2f114fe6a0b

 Meeting number: 806 857 728

 Join by phone
+1-415-655-0001 US Toll
1-844-621-3956 United States Toll Free
Access code: 806 857 728

The McGovern Medical School Academy of Master Educators (AME) is a formal organization of distinguished scholars recognized for their teaching and educational excellence, and committed to the enhancement of medical and graduate education. A goal of the AME is to have diverse membership representing the many disciplines in health science education. AME members will encourage faculty who are dedicated to scholarly teaching and to educational scholarship and will serve as professional role models and mentors for faculty, residents, fellows, and students.  This session will provide information regarding the goals and objectives of the Academy, as well as the qualifications for joining, nomination, and application process.  Please visit our website to learn more about the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the Academy of Master Educators.  Calls for nominations will go out beginning in April.

All McGovern Medical School Faculty are invited to attend.  For questions, please call the Office of Educational Programs at 713-500-5140 or contact Dr. Vineeth John (Vineeth.P.John@uth.tmc.edu) or Pamela Berens (Pamela.D.Berens@uth.tmc.edu) directly.

October 28, 2019

AME ED Talks: Conversations with Master Educators
MSB 5th Floor Gallery
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Light refreshments will be served)

May 9, 2019

Hsieh earns Outstanding Presentation Award for Graduate Medical Education

May 3, 2019
Texas Educators Academies Collaborative for the Health Professions-Southeast (TEACH-S) Educational Symposium
Galveston Convention Center
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration Fee:  $125 (Early Bird Registration Fee $100 until April 5, 2019)
Student Registration Fee:  $50

Plenary Speaker:
Karyn Baum, MD, MSEd
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UMMC and M Health – Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

“Preparing healthcare students for emerging roles and responsibilities”

March 21, 2019
AME Open House
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
MSB B.625

The McGovern Medical School Academy of Master Educators (AME) is a formal organization of distinguished scholars recognized for their teaching and educational excellence, and committed to the enhancement of medical and graduate education. A goal of the AME is to have diverse membership representing the many disciplines in health science education. AME members will encourage faculty who are dedicated to scholarly teaching and to educational scholarship and will serve as professional role models and mentors for faculty, residents, fellows, and students.  This session will provide information regarding the goals and objectives of the Academy, as well as the qualifications for joining, nomination, and application process.  Please visit our website to learn more about the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the Academy of Master Educators.  Calls for nominations will go out beginning in April.

Lunch will be provided for the first 25 guests.  All interested Faculty are invited to attend.

May 11, 2018
Texas Educators Academies Collaborative for the Health Professions-Southeast (TEACH-S) Educational Symposium
BRC at Rice University – 6500 Main Street, Houston, Texas, 77030
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration Fee:  $125 (Early Bird Registration Fee $100 has been extended until April 24, 2018)
Student Registration Fee:  $50

Plenary Speaker:
Patricia O’Sullivan, EdD
Director, Research and Development in Medical Education/Center for Faculty Educators
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

“Cognitive Load:  Learning in the Workplace”

Afternoon Workshop:  “Designing Instructional Activities in the Workplace:  How Cognitive Load Theory Helps”

March 20, 2018 (Tuesday)
Academy of Master Educators Open House, 12-1 p.m., MSB B.610

This session will provide information regarding the goals and objectives of the Academy, as well as the qualifications for joining, nomination, and application process.

For more information, please visit our website or call the Office of Educational Programs at 500-5140.

AME Open House Slides – Presented by Dr. Gary Rosenfeld, Chairman, Academy of Master Educators

February 15-16, 2018
The 2018 Innovations in Health Science Education Conference
Commons Learning Center – JJ Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnett Road,  Austin, Texas  78758

2017

February 16-17
Dr. Manickam Kumaravel
2017 Inductee into the UT System Shine Academy of Health Science Education

Dr. Emma Omoruyi
Project:  “Cross-Talk:  Design, Evaluation, and Dissemination of Curriculum to Teach Medical Students How to Use Interpreter Services”
Received the Innovations in Healthcare Award at the UT System Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference

May 12
**Abstract deadline extended until March 27, for the 2017 Academies Collaborative Joint Educational Symposium** 

Academies Collaborative Joint Educational Symposium (UTMB, McGovern Medical School, BCM)
Guest Speaker:  Lawrence ‘Hy’ Doyle, EdD Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA (Retired)
Plenary Topic:  “Coaching for Excellence:  Developing Superstars in Health Professions”
Registration Fee $100
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis
5600 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, Texas  77554

June 2, 2017
Gerard E. Francisco, M.D.
Dr. Francisco, was unanimously selected by the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) as the recipient. Dr. Francisco gave the award lecture, “A Vision for Global Academic Physiatry” June 2 at the 10th World Congress of ISPRM in Malaysia and is just the fourth American recipient of this award since its inception 34 years ago.
https://med.uth.edu/pmr/

2016

January 7
Academy of Master Educators Spring Workshop
Guest Speaker:  Marilla Svinicki, PhD, Professor Emeritus in Educational Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin
Workshop Title:  The Many Expressions of Active Learning – From Small to Large Class Contexts
First 60 registrants
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
MSB B.645

May 20
Academies Collaborative Joint Educational Symposium (BCM, UTMB, McGovern Medical School)
Guest Speaker:  Jason R. Frank, MD MA (Ed.) FRCPC, Director, Specialty Education, Strategy and Standards in the Office of Specialty Education at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Plenary Topic:  Assessment…the Driver of Learning
Registration Fee $100
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pavilion for Women at Texas Children’s Hospital