20th Annual MHPE Summer Conference
August 1-2, 2019

The Health Humanities in Health Professions Education

Greetings from the Conference Chair

Michael Blackie, PhD
MHPE Conference Chair 2019

The theme for this year’s conference is “The Health Humanities in Health Professions Education”.

Our keynote speakers are Joseph Zarconi, MD, Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Health Affairs at Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Catherine Belling, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

About the Annual MHPE Summer Conference

The purpose of this activity is to provide a venue for Master of Health Professions Education students and alumni to showcase their work, network with peers and faculty, and lay the groundwork for future collaborations. This two-day conference follows the residency for students completing core course work in the MHPE Online program and is also a part of welcoming the new incoming MHPE students.

This conference is for MHPE students, alumni, faculty, and staff.  For more information about the MHPE Summer Conference please email Laura Schaaf at lpschaaf@uic.edu

The conference schedule will be available in April.

Conference Locations

UIC College of Medicine (West)

1853 West Polk (entrance)
Chicago, Illinois

The conference will be held in the UIC College of Medicine West on the 2nd and 3rd floors in the Learning Center. The plenary session will be in the Auditorium – Room 227.