Bryan Vartabedian, MD, Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH and Larry Chu, MD, MS announce the inception of Medicine X | Ed at Stanford Medicine X 2014.

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. The plenary session on Wednesday Sept 23, 2015 will be livestreamed to a global audience in Paul Berg Hall. Learning labs, masterclasses and workshops will be held on Thursday September 24, 2015.

Type of Tracks

Instructional Technologies
Areas of focus for the Instructional Technologies 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

Engagement Learning Design
Areas of focus for the Engagement Learning Design track might include:

  • Engaging 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
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)

Type of Presentations

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

Learning Labs
These 60 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.

This 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 2015

Special early bird rates will be available to individuals accepted to present at Stanford Medicine X | Ed 2015. Please refer to our registration rates page for further information. All presenters must register for the Stanford Medicine X | Ed conference.

How to Submit to Present your Work at Stanford Medicine X | Ed

Submissions for the 2015 Medicine X | Ed conference are now closed. Thank you for your interest in our program.

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