Department of Medical Education

Medical Education Symposium

The Department of Medical Education hosted its inaugural Medical Education Symposium, which featured Dr. Tom Viggiano from the Mayo Clinic as a keynote speaker for the plenary sessions.

Friday, Dec. 1, 2023

Lloyd A. Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center (IISC)
2920 Transverse Dr.
Toledo, OH

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Tom Viggiano

Dr. Tom Viggiano

Gastroenterologist, professor and former dean for faculty affairs
at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota


  • 8:30 a.m. Light Breakfast
  • 9 a.m. Welcome
  • 9:10 a.m. Opening Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speaker
  • 9:20 a.m. Plenary Session: Optimizing the ideal learning environment: Role Modeling, Compassion & the Unwavering Commitment to Patient Care (View PDF of presentation)
  • 10:15 a.m. Q&A
  • 10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    1. Continual assessment and feedback while teaching in a busy clinic environment.
    2. Resident as Educator: How to Give Feedback & Positively Influence the Learning Environment.
    3. Using Emotional Intelligence to Cultivate Constructive Communication in Education.
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch & Plenary: Achieving academic promotion for your education contributions (View PDF of presentation)
  • 1 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    • Generation Gap on Teaching and Learning: How do we narrow the Gap in the classroom and clinic?         
    • The Heterogeneity in Learning Styles: Cultivating a Culture of Adaptability.
    • Prioritizing Work and Life Commitments
  • 2:15 p.m. Plenary session: How the neurobiology of learning informs teaching & learning (View PDF of presentation)
  • 3:15 p.m. Discussion Panel
  • 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks


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