EdVenture to host University of Toronto scientists April 19

HERSHEY, Pa. — The Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Sciences will present EdVenture 2018, an annual celebration of Penn State College of Medicine educational activities and accomplishments, on Thursday, April 19. The day begins with a series of workshops ranging from curriculum development to technology in education and teaching best practices from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. by College of Medicine faculty members.

Dr. Nicole Woods, scientist and associate director of operations at the University of Toronto’s Wilson Centre, will present the 2018 Woodward Lecture, titled “How We Know What Isn’t So: Reconsidering the Value of Basic Science.” The lecture will begin at noon in College of Medicine Lecture Room A.

Dr. Maria Mylopoulos, scientist and associate director of training programs at the Wilson Centre, will present the Woodward Workshop on “Preparing Learners to be the Experts We Need” at 1:30 p.m. in Lecture Room A. Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30 a.m.

EdVenture will continue from 5 to 8 p.m. at Historic Acres of Hershey, located at 3425 Old Hershey Road in Elizabethtown.

For more information, contact Jennifer Meka, director of the Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Sciences Education, at 717-531-0003, x287646, or Bob Kennedy, an instructional designer in the Woodward Center for Excellence, at 717-531-7546.

Last Updated April 04, 2018