Medical Education Week 2020

Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 6, 2020

Posters will be on display outside the Health Sciences Library all week. Please register for the research presentations by clicking the links highlighted in red below. Lunch will be available. Please register in advance so we have adequate refreshments.

Monday, March 2, 2020 

Medical Education Research Presentations (click to register)
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Classroom 2005, Medical Research Building 5 (MR-5)
Lunch will be available.  
(1 CME credit)       
Presentation details:  

  1. Incorporating EPA-based assessment in the evaluation of students’ workplace competencies: A correlational study, presented by Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education and Director of Curriculum Evaluation
  2. Mixed methods analysis of the relationship between social support and burnout in medical students, presented by Corinne Roberts, University of Virginia School of Medicine Class of 2020
  3. Modeling Medical Education: The Impact of 3D-Printed Models on Medical Student Education in Plastic Surgery, presented by Jaina Lane, University of Virginia School of Medicine Class of 2022

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 

Medical Education Research Presentations (click to register)
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. 
Classroom 3005, Medical Research Building 5 (MR-5)
Lunch will be available. (1 CME credit)
Presentation details:

  1. Case-based Learning: Does the addition of high fidelity simulation increase medical students’ clinical reasoning skills?, presented by Kathryn Mutter, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and James R Martindale, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Director of Test Development.
  2. A simulation-based educational program to improve and assess 3rd year medical student bag-valve-mask ventilation (BVM) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques for EPA #12:  A Crossover Study (Preliminary Results), presented by Vaia T. Abatzis, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
  3. Influence of gender on surgical residency applicants’ recommendation letters, presented by Anneke T. Schroen, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The Brodie Medical Education Lecture/Medical Grand Rounds/Medical Center Hour
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Auditorium, Pinn Hall Conference Center
Presented by 2020 Brodie Scholar:
Arno K. Kumagai, MD, Dept. of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Lecture title: Teaching and Learning for Social Justice: We Make the Road While Walking

Medical Education Week Reception
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Second-floor reception space, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Poster presentations: presenters will be available at their posters to answer questions and discuss their research ideas.
  • 6:00 p.m.: Remarks by Dean Wilkes 


Contact Ashley Ayers, Manager for Faculty Development Programs (phone: 924-8497; email:

Additional  learning opportunity: Viz Day on March 5, 2020 

During Medical Education Week, the Claude Moore Health Science Library is hosting a Visualizing Information and Data in 20/20 day on March 5, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn about ways to visually display your results and data more effectively:

  • Meet visualization service providers and learn about resources available to UVAHealth faculty, staff and students.
  • Attend a demonstration on a visualization resource or technique

For more information, check out Viz Day.