Workshop Agenda

Sunday, July 7

 All Day Arrivals  
 4:00 - 6:00 pm AMSMIC Registration Desk open  Superior Foyer
 6:30 - 8:30 pm Welcome Reception & Dinner  Golden Cliff


Monday, July 8

8:00 - 5:00  AMSMIC Registration Desk Open   Superior Foyer
8:00 - 9:00 BREAKFAST Wasatch 
8:45 - 5:30 pm AMSMIC Meeting - DAY 1  
8:45 - 9:00

Welcome & Introductions -  Julie Kerry

Superior Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00

Keynote 1: Elucidating a Novel Regulatory Relationship Between Amyloid-β and the Pro-inflammatory Caspase-1 in Sepsis - Jonathon Audia, University of South Alabama


10:00 - 10:30 coffee break  
10:30 - 11:30

Facilitated Discussion: Shortening the Curriculum - Dumbing Down or Career Appropriate?

 
11:30 - 1:30

LUNCH

 Wasatch

1:30 - 3:00

1:30


1:50



2:00


2:20


2:40


Short Talks: Teaching Techniques 

  • Swapan Nath - Advancing Microbiology Education in Accelerated Medical Curricula: Flipped-Classroom Insights

  • Nyla Dil – Leveraging Concept Mapping for Foundational Immunology Knowledge Consolidation and Misconception Correction

  • Kerstin Honer zu Bentrup - Concept mapping in the classroom – approaches, pitfalls, best practices

  • Celeste Moreland - Trivia game for learning zoonotic diseases in pre-clinical medical curriculum

  • Swapan Nath - Gamification of Clinical Microbiology Learning Experiences Using ChatGPT-4

 Superior
3:00 - 3:30

COFFEE BREAK

 
3:30 - 5:30

Micro Teaching: Quick and Fun Learning Ideas or Tools!

  • TBD
  
 

Dinner on your own

 
8:00 - 9:00  Campfire Networking & S'mores TBD 
   

Tuesday, July 9

 8:30 - 5:00 AMSMIC Registration Desk Open   Superior Foyer
 8:00-9:00 BREAKFAST Wasatch 
 9:00 - 5:00 AMSMIC Meeting - DAY 2  
 9:00 - 10:30

Workshop: Backflip Teaching: Before, During and After

  • Asynchronous Learning Preferences - Brian Higgins
  • PPT - The Good and The Bad - Neal Chamberlain
  • Making Homework Cool Again - Tim Bauler
 Superior Ballroom
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 - 12:00

Facilitated Discussion: Impact of Step 1 Timing on the Microbiology and Immunology CurriculumJulie Kerry 

  Superior Ballroom
12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH  Wasatch

1:30 - 3:10 

1:30


1:50


2:10


2:30



2:50

Short Talks: Student Success

  • Rebecca Greenblatt - The MedReady Checkup: A Self-Assessment for Student Success
  • Louise Lawson - Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Student Academic Performance
  • Inaia Phoenix - Reducing “The Redundancy Effect” with Instructor-Created Images using Biorender.com
  • John Taylor - Use of video data analytics to assess didactic content engagement in the preclinical phase of a U.S. medical school program
  • Yuan Zhao - Analyzing the correlation of formative preparedness quizzes and final exam performance in a medical school immunology course
Superior Ballroom
3:10 - 3:40COFFEE BREAK 

3:40 - 4:20

3:40


4:00

Short Talks: Curriculum

  • Jessica Chacon – Unlocking the Power of the Immune System: Developing a Cancer Immunotherapy Elective for Future Medical Leaders
  • Erin McClelland - Exploration of the integration of microbiology and immunology emerging topics into undergraduate medical education
Superior Ballroom
 

Dinner on your own

 
6:00 - 8:00

Optional Working Dinner:

Microbiology Learning Objectives for the Pre-clerkship Phase - Julie Kerry, Tim Bauler & Cindy Arvidson

*must be pre-registered. Max. 25 attendees ($)

Wasatch


Wednesday, July 10

 8:30 - 4:00 Registration Desk open  Superior Foyer
 8:00 - 9:00 BREAKFAST Wasatch 
 9:00 - 4:00 AMSMIC Meeting - Day 3: FACULTY DEVELOPMENT  
 9:00 - 10:30

Keynote/Workshop: How to Be an Effective Course Director in an Integrated or Stand-Alone Micro/Immuno CourseYoungjin Cho

Superior Ballroom 
 10:30 - 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 
 11:00 - 12:00

Facilitated Discussion: Perils, Pitfalls and Successes in Course Directing - Rebecca Greenblatt & Brian Higgins

 
 12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH  Wasatch 
 1:30 - 2:30

Breakout Discussions:

  • Thriving in the First Five Years - TBD
  • Maintaining Mid-Career Motivation - Rebecca Greenblatt
  • Finishing Strong! - Julie Kerry


Superior

White Pine

Red Pine 

 2:30 - 3:45

Reports from Breakout Groups / Discussion

 Superior
 3:45 - 4:00

Closing Remarks - Julie Kerry

 
 6:30 - 9:00 Farewell Group Dinner 
Golden Cliff


Thursday, July 11

All day Departures -  Canyon Transportation Cliff Lodge lower lobby

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