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Medical Education Week


Each year, a week’s schedule of events is planned and implemented by the Society of Teaching Scholars to recognize and nurture the education programs at the College of Medicine.

About the Event:

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

February 17-21, 2014, 12-1:00 pm in Communicore Room C1-4
Sessions Video-Conferenced to Jacksonville-Alumni Auditorium 

Monday, February 17
“Physicians in Distress:  Being a Doctor is an Occupational Hazard”
Liselotte (Lotte) Dyrbye, MD –  Mayo Clinic

 Tuesday, February 18
Portfolios: Past, Present and Future”
Heather Harrell, MD /  Maria Kelly, MD /  Zareen Zaidi, MD – UF COM

Wednesday, February 19
“How Has Growing-Up Digital Impacted Learning?”
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD – Georgetown University School of Medicine

Thursday, February 20
“An Update of the PhD and MD/PhD Programs at the UF COM”
Paul A. Gulig, PhD / W. Stratford May, Jr, MD, PhD – UF COM

Friday, February 21
“Alternative Learning Methods”
Elizabeth “Betty” Phillips, Executive Director, UF E-Campus


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



View Noon Sessions topics from previous years