Issues in medical and graduate education to be highlighted at EdVenture 2014

Penn State Hershey will celebrate educational accomplishments, learn about new teaching methods and continue to shape the education mission at EdVenture 2014 on Thursday, April 24.

Dr. L. Dee Fink, founding director of the Instructional Development Program at the University of Oklahoma, will present the 2014 Woodward Lecture, “Medical Education: Changes That Can Make a Big Difference.” The lecture will begin at noon in Lecture Room D. Fink will also present a workshop at 1:30 p.m. titled "Want Your Students to Learn More? Designing Your Courses for More Significant Learning.” Lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

The day continues with the Education Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Keystone Ballroom of the Hershey Country Club. The celebration includes food, refreshments and posters highlighting educational and research activities performed by Penn State Hershey faculty and staff. The evening ceremony will also honor the recipients of the Distinguished Educators’ Junior Faculty Teaching Awards and recognize the 2014 Distinguished Educators.

For more information, or to arrange for CME credit, contact Lisa Harman at 717-531-8566. EdVenture and the Distinguished Educators Society are sponsored by the Woodward Endowment for Medical Science Education.

Last Updated January 30, 2014