From left: Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, Michelle Lin, MD, Molly Cooke, MD, and Harry Hollander, MD at the Celebration of New Members in 2010.
Photo credit: Elisabeth Fall.

12th Annual UCSF Education Symposium
...a showcase of innovation and scholarship in teaching and learning at UCSF
Teaching and Learning Center, Parnassus Campus Library
Monday, April 22 ~ Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Click here to see some of the posters featured at the Symposium

2013 VISITING SCHOLAR: Janet Hafler, EdD
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean for Educational Scholarship
Yale School of Medicine

The Education Symposium is an annual event that showcases the scholarly work of UCSF students, residents, and faculty. Sponsored by the Academy of Medical Educators and the Office of Medical Education, and enhanced by visiting scholars, the day is filled with opportunities to see the variety and quality of the work our UCSF colleagues are engaged in throughout the year.

The program features peer-reviewed oral presentations and digital posters reporting scholarly work in both undergraduate and graduate medical education. Workshops presented by our visiting scholar and by UCSF faculty will focus on developing educators' skills and strategies.



    8:00 am - Noon
    Lange Room
    Parnassus Campus Library

    Plenary Sessions

    8:00-8:30 am: Registration, continental breakfast
    8:30-10:30 am: Oral Presentations
    10:30-10:45 am: Break
    10:45-11:30 am: Keynote Address by Janet Hafler, EdD
    11:30-11:45 am - Presentation of Cooke Awards

    Noon - 3:45 pm
    Teaching and Learning Center
    CL-220 & 223 and 221 & 222 Parnassus Campus Library

    Poster Sessions

    Noon - Luncheon buffet served
    12:15-1:15 pm - Moderated poster session #1 (timed viewing session during which the poster authors are present)
    1:15-2:00 pm - Unstructured poster viewing (unscheduled viewing time during which poster authors may be present)
    2:00-3:00 pm - Moderated poster session#2
    3:00-4:00 pm - Unstructured poster viewing


    9:00-11:00 am*
    Teaching and Learning Center
    CL-220 & 223
    Parnassus Campus Library

    *Workshops are concurrent

    WORKSHOPS (presented concurrently)
    1. Teaching Faculty to Decode the Hidden Curriculum (of Faculty Life). Presenter: Janet Hafler, EdD

    2. Engaging your "Digital Native" Learners: Strategies for Educators. Presenters: Sandrijn Van Schaik, MD, PhD; Gail Persily, MLIS; Michelle Lin, MD; Evans Whitaker, MD, MLIS.

    Click here for descriptions of both workshops.

    The Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

    The Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning recognizes one or more outstanding projects presented at the Education Symposium. Recipients for 2013 were:

    Darren Fiore, MD, Annette Carley, RN, MS, NNP, PNP, Mary Lynch, RN, PNP-BC, MS, MPH, FAAN, Sherilyn Van Osdol, PharmD, BCPS, for their submission, Key Principles of High-Quality Interprofessional Team Communication: A Web-Based Interactive Curriculum, accepted for Education Symposium as an oral presentation.

    Dylan Masters, BA, Anna Chang, MD, Marieke Kruidering-Hall, PhD, Karen Hauer, MD and Calvin Chou, MD, PhD, for their submission, Prior Peer-learning Relationships Enhance Student Delivery of Communication Skills Feedback, accepted for Education Symposium as an oral presentation.

    Past honorees: click here.


    Contact Kathleen Land at or 415-514-9259.