Medical Education Week Seminars

April 6-10, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm
Communicore Room C1-4

Goal:  Each year, a week’s schedule of events is planned and implemented by the Society of Teaching Scholars in collaboration with the Office of Educational Affairs to recognize and nurture the education programs at the College of Medicine.

About the Event:  Medical Education Week, including the Medical Education Reception, was initiated in spring 2000. During the week’s activities, guest speakers address various aspects of medical education, for faculty, students and residents.

Sessions Video-Conferenced to Jacksonville Deal Boardroom

Monday, April 6:  The Purpose and Meaning of Medical Education
Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD
Indiana University Center for Bioethics
Indiana University School of Medicine

Tuesday, April 7
Eduardo Salas, PhD
Institute for Simulation & Training
University of Central Florida

Wednesday, April 8: Stress and Wellness Among Medical Students in Florida
Lisa J. Merlo, PhD, MPE

Dept. of Psychiatry, UF College of Medicine

Thursday, April 9:  Legislative Issues in Graduate Medical Education
Mobeen Rathore, MBBS

Dept. of Pediatrics, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville
(teleconferenced from Jacksonville)

Friday, April 10:  UF Medical Education Update
Joseph C. Fantone, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
UF College of Medicine


For Information, contact Susan Sorci at 352-273-7985 or


View Noon Sessions topics from previous years