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Academy Events

All individuals within the HMS community who teach in classroom or clinical settings are invited to participate in Center activities.


Upcoming Faculty Development Programs 


Inter-Hospital Collaborative: Advancing consultative medicine through teaching-  RSVP

Eli Miloslavsky MD, Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jakob McSparron MD, Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 4:15-5:30 pm TMEC 250

The presenters will explore the teaching interaction between residents and fellows in Internal Medicine and describe interventions to improve this interaction.


Academy Symposium: The Many Flavors of Scholarly Writing: Possibilities and Practicalities- video link

Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00-3:30PM- TMEC 2nd Fl Atrium and Amphitheater 

This mini-symposium by the HMS Academy Workgroup on Writing for Scholarship will discuss multiple avenues that are available for scholarly medical writing in addition to writing scientific articles for peer-reviewed journals. The symposium will feature a Keynote Address by Dr. Atul Gawande who will discuss his career in medical writing and the approaches physician-writers take to writing for general audiences. The Keynote will be followed by four concurrent workshops on 1) writing and editing textbooks, 2) common ethical issues in medical/scientific writing; 3) practical ways to overcome common writing challenges to develop a successful writing strategy, and 4) writing grant proposals.

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Academy Spring Social and Membership Meeting- Invite Only 

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 4-5:30PM- TMEC 2nd Fl. Atrium 


Medical Education Grand Rounds: For Modern Pedagogy, Do We Lecture or “Flip”? And How? An Exercise and Analysis of Animating the Classroom- RSVP

David Hirsh, MDAssociate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of the HMS Academy

Friday, June 5, 2015- 7:30-9:00AM TMEC 227

What can moral philosophy teach about modern pedagogy? As education planners increasingly design time in class to be active, participant-oriented, iterative, developmentally-aligned and effective, the requirements of teachers are changing. To stretch participants' pedagogic abilities and orientation, this session will engage the participants in a dynamic live-exercise in moral philosophy. Thereby, learners will take part in, consider, and assess aspects of dynamic pedagogy that they might apply in their contexts. Just as serving patients is ultimately a “moral practice,” so, too, will be this session…






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