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The Department of Medical Education (DME) is the oldest and largest continuously functioning department of medical education in the world. Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of the health professions education with the ultimate goal of improving the care of patients. DME continues to have significant local, national, and international influence and impact through its many and varied programmatic missions.

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In 2019, the Department of Medical Education (DME) celebrates our 60-year landmark. The Summer of 2019 marks our 20th year of our Master of Health Professions Education annual conference. Advances made by the department over the past 60 years are reflected in curriculum and evaluation, instruction, assessment, medical humanities, clinical reasoning and decision making, and patient safety and leadership.

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Upcoming Events

FEBRUARY 13, 2019
Faculty Candidate Visit

Jeffrey Cheung
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholar,
Richard and Elizabeth Currie Research Fellow,
The Wilson Centre, Research Fellow,
SickKids Learning Institute,
University of Toronto
Teaching Session (11:00am-12:00pm):
Optimizing Learning with
Cognitive Load Theory (CLT)
Research Talk (3:00pm-4:00pm):
Material Concepts: Reimagining Simulation with
Cognitive Integration

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 TIME 2:00-3:00PM
DOCTORAL PRO-SEMINAR

ILENE B. HARRIS, PhD
Professor, Department of Medical Education and College of Education
Rooms: 988 A&B

FEBRUARY 27, 2019 TIME 12:00-1:00PM
COURSE REVIEWS

MHPE 504 LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION
LAURA HIRSHFIELD, PHD
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Educational Development
in Essentials of Clinical Medicine Program,
Department of Medical Education,
University of Illinois at Chicago
Rooms: 988 A&B

FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Faculty Candidate Visit

Teaching Workshop 11:00AM-12:00PM
Lunch: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Research Talk: 3:00-4:00PM
Rooms: 988 A&B

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