Topic: Publishing your education scholarship: Tips and tricks for maximizing the likelihood of success
When: Friday, May 3, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST
Objective: To provide insight into the publication process for educational scholarship along with insights regarding strategies for increasing success rates
Presenter: Kevin Eva, PhD
Dr. Kevin Eva is Senior Scientist in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Professor and Director of Educational Research and Scholarship in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He completed his PhD in Cognitive Psychology (McMaster University) in 2001 and became Editor-in-Chief for the journal Medical Education in 2008. He maintains a number of international appointments including the University of Maastricht (Netherlands) and the University of Bern (Switzerland) and has consulted broadly around the globe including advisory roles for the National Board of Medical Examiners (US) and the Medical Council of Canada. He is founding Co-director of the Maastricht-Canadian Masters of Health Professional Education program. His current research interests are broadly defined within the context of research into educational practices within the health professions. They include research into (1) The value and limits of subjective judgment, (2) The promotion and assessment of non-cognitive characteristics in professional practice, (3) The context specific nature of performance, (4) The conceptualization, nature, and use of self-assessment, (5) The psychological processes that impact upon one’s responsiveness to feedback, and (6) The nature of clinical expertise. Recent awards for this work include the MILES Award for Mentoring, Innovation, and Leadership in Education Scholarship from the Asia-Pacific Medical Education Conference, the John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education from the Association of Faculties of Medicine in Canada, and the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Medical Council of Canada.
Moderator:Michael W Neville, PharmD, BCPS, FASHPClinical Associate Professor, University of Georgia
Topic: Scholarship of Teaching: Developing Research Ideas from Classroom Teaching
When: January 4, 2013, 1:00 - 2:00PM EST
Presenter:Adam Persky, PhD Clinical Associate Professor and Director for the Center for Educational Excellence in PharmacyUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Adam has a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and is currently a Clinical Associate Professor and Director for the Center for Educational Excellence in Pharmacy at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He coordinates and teaches three courses within the School in pharmacokinetics and physiology. Adam has received several teaching awards within the School including Best Overall Instructor and he has been named an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Teaching Scholar during the program’s inaugural year (2009-10). He is currently on the editorial board for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, has nearly a dozen publications in the area of pharmacy education directly related to his teaching, and has given 30 presentations in the area of teaching and learning.