During the past 17 months, George Blackall, director of the Office for a Respectful Learning Environment, has collected 758 narratives from College of Medicine students hoping to recognize someone who both challenged and changed them. The program, Blackall says, is helping to make the College of Medicine an even better place for tomorrow’s medical professionals.
Dr. Jed Gonzalo, assistant professor of medicine and public health sciences and associate dean for health systems education, is featured in the January Penn State College of Medicine’s “Exceptional Moments in Teaching” program.
Dr. Timothy Mosher, chair of the Department of Radiology at Penn State College of Medicine, developed a new medical school course aimed at identifying systemic causes of misdiagnosis-and how to prevent them.
The Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry are partnering to offer a Public and Community Psychiatry Fellowship to address the growing shortage of psychiatrists.
Being selected to host the American Medical Association’s (AMA) “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” conference both acknowledged Penn State College of Medicine’s hard-won expertise in health systems science and enabled its leaders to share strategies for revolutionizing medical education.
Seventy incoming graduate students pursuing a master’s or PhD degree in the public health or biomedical sciences at Penn State College of Medicine took part in the annual Graduate Student Oath Ceremony on Aug. 17.