All Upcoming Programs

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
11th Floor Scaife Hall

The First Annual Med Ed Day celebrates the educational innovations and scholarship of students, fellows, residents, and faculty across all Schools of the Health Sciences. The event is sponsored by the UPSOM Academy of Master Educators, in partnership with the Office of Faculty Affairs, UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean and the Office of Academic Career Development.

  • Special Guest Speaker: Steven L. Kanter, MD
    Dean, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine
    Former Vice Dean, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
  • MED Talks describing medical education innovations
  • Poster Session showcasing educational and research innovations
  • Educational Resource Fair featuring School of Medicine and University-wide resource support for Educator development
  • Academy of Master Educators Reception

PROGRAM SCHEDULE  |   More Program Details Coming Soon 

Friday, September 30, 2016

12:30 PM

Poster Set Up

1 to 2 PM

Dr. Kanter Grand Rounds

2 to 3 PM

Poster Session

3 to 4:45 PM

Med Ed Talks

4:45 to 5:30 PM

Educational Resource Fair

5:30 to 7 PM

Academy of Master Educators
Networking Reception


Deadline to Submit: Monday, August 1, 2016

We welcome:

  • Descriptive abstracts regarding innovative educational programs
  • Educational research projects regarding teaching methodologies, curricular innovations, assessment techniques, deliberative practice, working in teams, and other aspects of innovation in medical education  
  • Educational work by students, fellows, residents, and faculty
  • Abstracts regarding education of all levels of learners: students, fellows, residents, and faculty across all of the health sciences schools
  • Abstracts that have been presented at national and regional meetings
  • Abstracts that have also been submitted/presented at the UPMC GME Leadership Conference


We encourage submissions of student/fellow/resident and faculty-driven projects in both categories of poster abstracts: descriptive and research.

Descriptive Abstracts: Abstracts submitted in this category may include descriptions of projects not involving a rigorous study design. These may include curricular or evaluation projects or other interventions that have been performed at your institution/department. Clear descriptions of the project, along with an evaluation of the program, should be included. Statistical analysis is not required, but may be included, if performed.

Educational Research Abstracts: Abstracts submitted in this category should consist of research studies with data already collected. They should be hypothesis generated and have conclusions supported by the data presented. Statistical analysis should be included in the submission.

DOWNLOAD abstract samples and formatting guidelines >


Please submit your abstracts by Monday, August 1, 2016 for both categories of poster abstracts.



UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean
Phone: (412) 648-9000
Email: Hollie Ulanowicz