Oral Presentation

The oral presentations address either innovations or research in medical education. The innovation oral presentations promote dissemination and discussion of educational innovations. The research oral presentations promote dissemination and discussion of completed research and its application to medical education. The format consists of a 15-minute presentation with time for questions and discussion with the audience (e.g., 10 minutes for the presentation + 5 minutes for discussion).

Poster Presentation

The poster presentations address either innovations or research in medical education. The innovation posters promote dissemination and discussion of educational innovations. The research posters promote dissemination and discussion of completed research and its application to medical education. Poster presenters are expected to be available at the Poster Session on Sunday, March 25th from 4:30-6:00 pm to discuss their innovation or research with session attendees. See poster instructions…

Small Group Discussion

The small group discussion is a focused presentation on a topic followed by exchange between the presenters and the audience. The format consists of a 45-minute session, a brief (20-30 minutes) presentation by 1 or more presenters, ample time for questions and comments from the audience, and responses by the presenters.

Workshop

The workshop provides a skill-oriented, interactive experience for learners, which will allow them to take home specific knowledge and skills. The format consists of 90 minutes for the workshop by 1 or more presenters. It is expected that the workshop activities will include hands-on practice and/or active learning for a good portion of the workshop time.

Panel Discussion

The panel discussion examines diverse perspectives and approaches to educational subjects or issues, especially those requiring collaborative work from multiple departments or institutions.

The panel discussion provides 90 minutes for presentations by 2 or more panelists and a moderator followed by responses from the audience, and exchange between participants.