April 28-29, 2018 | Stanford University

About Medicine X | ED

Medicine X | ED will focus on the future of medical education in the new Millennium, the role technology and networked intelligence might play in driving educational innovation, the new challenges facing health care education in the new Millennium, as well as the need to change the culture of medical education to be more patient-centered, participatory and patient-safety-focused. In order to provide a more intimate and personalized experience, the conference will take place in a smaller venue this year, at the Quadrus Center across from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Why Medicine X | ED?

We believe in order to create a medical education system that best supports patient-centered health care, we must first build a community of like-minded individuals who believe in transforming the medical education process. We aim to activate these individuals to form partnerships that will result in significant new innovations in bringing PCOR and CER to the forefront of medical practice. The centerpiece of this community is, Stanford Medicine X | ED, an academic medical conference focused on the future of patient-centered medical education.

This meeting will be one of the major venues for medical educators focused on innovation through patient and interprofessional partnership to present and publish their work and to network with a diverse audience of health care providers, patients, researchers, caregivers, technologists, medical students, and residents.

Four Type of Tracks

Instructional Technologies and Engagement Learning Design
How are emerging technologies and novel engagement strategies aligned to drive innovation in medical education for today’s Millennial learners? How might we thoughtfully apply technology and novel engagement learning design strategies to innovate medical education? Areas of focus for this  track might include:

  • Presentation techniques to optimize engagement and instruction, such as animation and audio and visual techniques (e.g. Keynote, Prezi)
  • Creating audio podcasts using professional audio techniques
  • Using mobile apps to create instructional content
  • 3D printing for medical education
  • Surveying, polling, data collection, and analysis
  • Editing videos and images
  • Curriculum design that engages all stakeholders in medical education
  • Engaging learners in ways that appeal to their unique learning needs
  • Just-in-time learning
  • Engagement with a diversified audience
  • The power of storytelling in medical education
  • Progress monitoring and strategies to engage and invest learners in their educational growth
  • Patients as educators
  • Applying design thinking principles to education
  • Online, distance, and blended learning

Gaps in Medical Education

How might we begin to identify and address important gaps in medical education? How is medical training today falling short of preparing students and researchers to best care for patients and uncover new scientific discoveries in partnership with all relevant stakeholders in health care? Areas of focus for the Gaps in Medical Education track might include:

  • Recognizing, identifying, and addressing gaps in medical education
  • Underserved communities in healthcare
  • Mental health issues and medical education
  • Patients as educators in medical education
  • Cost transparency in healthcare
  • Bridging data with storytelling
  • Reducing preventable harm and improving patient safety
  • Interdisciplinary learning
  • Lifelong learning and rethinking continuing medical education (CME)

Patient-centered Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Research (PCOR and CER)

How can PCOR and CER reshape the educational landscape for medical education? How are new modalities for collaboration and engagement of patients, collective intelligence and open access to information reshaping the learning environment?

Areas of focus for the PCOR and CER track might include:

  • Recognizing, identifying, and addressing gaps in knowledge in comparative clinical effectiveness research that centers on the outcomes that matter most to patients and those who care for them
  • Novel curricula that aims to teach patients and providers who to use findings from comparative effectiveness research to make informed decisions about clinical care using a participatory shared decision making model
  • Measuring effectiveness of teaching PCOR and CER in medical education and transfer of knowledge to practice
  • Methods to involve all stakeholders, including patients and caregivers, in medical education and dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research into participatory decision making and clinical practice

Everyone Included™

Our Everyone Included™ track is designed to include all health care stakeholders–including patients and caregivers–in medical education. Patients will be included as teachers and students in medical education where they will learn about the basic principles of PCOR, how to become better advocates, be engaged, engage others, and be partners on a research team.

Areas of focus for the Everyone Included™ track might include:

  • Recognizing, identifying and addressing inclusivity of under-heard voices in medical education, such as patients, caregivers, and learners themselves
  • Co-creation and co-implementation of new medical curricula using Everyone Included™ teams (e.g. patients, caregivers, technologists, learners themselves)
  • Improving existing curricula through inclusivity of under-heard voices in medical education using a co-creation model

Type of Presentations

The following types of submissions will be accepted for presentation at Stanford Medicine X:

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations offer presenters an opportunity to provide a presentation of your work to a large breakout audience. Presentations are 10-12 minutes in length. Oral presentations are organized into theme sessions, and each session will have a designated moderator.

Panel Presentations

These 45 minute panel sessions provide an opportunity to engage in a discussion around novel topics of medical education. We encourage panels that are composed of Everyone Included™ stakeholders (e.g. learners, educators, interdisciplinary contributors, patients and caregivers when possible).

Learning Labs
These 45 minute classroom sessions provide presenters an opportunity to lead a group of learners through a “how-to” style tutorial on novel teaching methods that incorporate thoughtful use of technology to engage the Millennial learner.

These longer 90 minute sessions provide presenters with an opportunity to delve deeply into a topic to share unique expertise with a diverse group of passionate Medicine X | ED delegates. Workshops are limited to a maximum of 30-35 people.

Registration for Stanford Medicine X | ED 2018

Special registration rates will be available to individuals accepted to present at Stanford Medicine X | ED 2018. All presenters must register for the Stanford Medicine X | ED  conference. Due to the limited size of our venue and the unique nature of our patient-partnered event, a limited number of low priced rebel rate tickets for 2018 are available. Ticket prices reflect only a fraction of the total cost required to produce each Medicine X event.

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