Conference on Medical Student Education

Schedule At A Glance

Thursday, January 31 

Noon–5:30 pm                               Conference Registration
1-5 pm

Preconference Workshops:

FDD1: Now You’re the Learner:Develop Curriculum Design Skills Using a Six Step Model in an Experiential Team-Based Workshop

PR1: There’s An App for That: Using Technology to Improve Teaching, Scholarship, and Wellness –Tools for Academic andHome Life

PR2: From Probe to Skin: A Complete Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Curriculum for Medical Students

5:30-7 pm   Welcome Reception

Friday, February 1

7 am–5:30 pm                   

Conference Registration 

7:15–8:15 am

STFM Medical Student Education Collaborative—Business Meeting

7:15–8:15 am

Continental Breakfast
STFM Collaboratives" Meetings and Student Leader Discussion Tables
(STFM Collaboratives are encouraged to meet at this time. To reserve a table, contact
Ray Rosetta, STFM Director ofConferences at

8:20-8:30 am

Conference Welcome From STFM Leaders
Karly Pippitt, MD, Conference Chair and Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, STFM President

8:40–9:30 am

Opening General Session: The Dynamics of Healthcare Disparity and Equity: Closing the Gaps
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, President, Loyola University Chicago

 9:30–10:30 am 

Refreshment Break With Poster Presentions (dedicated time for poster presentations)

10:30 am–noon

Concurrent Educational Sessions

12:15 –1:30 pm

Networking and Recognition Luncheon

1:45–3:15 pm

Concurrent Educational Sessions
3:15–3:30 pm

Refreshment Break With Conference Partners

3:30–5:30 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions

7 pm  

Dine-Around Night

Saturday, February 2

6:30 am                                          

STFM Fun Run/Walk
Thanks to the Oregon Health & Science University for sponsoring the event

6:45–7:30 am

Yoga 101: A Beginner’s Session

7 am–5 pm Conference Registration

7:30–8:30 am 

Scholarly Topic Breakfasts

8:30–9:30 am 

General Session: Achieving Health Equity Through Medical Education

Joedrecka Brown Speights, MD, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine

9:30–10:30 am 

Refreshment Break With Poster Presentations and Conference Partners

10:30 am–noon

Concurrent Educational Sessions

12:15–1:30 pm 

Lunch on Your Own
Optional STFM Collaborative Meetings

1:30–3 pm

Concurrent Educational Sessions

3–3:30 pm 

Refreshment Break With Conference Partners

3:30–5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

7–9  pm

Optional Evening Event: Legends, Liars, & Lagers Walking Tour

Sunday, February 3

7:30–9:30 am                                       

Conference Registration

7:30–8:15 am

Networking Breakfast and STFM Collaboratives’ Discussion Breakfasts

8:30–9:30 am

Closing General Session: Addressing Micro-Aggressions, Racism, and Discrimination . in the Medical Workplace 
Roberto Montenegro, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

9:30 am

Conference Adjourns            

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January 25, 2019—Q&A Webinar for the "Building Better Clinical Training Experiences" pilot project

Jan 31-Feb 03, 2019—Conference on Medical Student Education

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January 26: Deadline to submit applications for CERA Program Directors Survey

February 15: Deadline to apply for the STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

February 22: Applications are due for the Building Better Clinical Training Experiences pilot project

March 15: Last day for submissions to the Annual Poetry and Prose Contest