OMERAD—the Office of Medical Education Research and Development—is a unit within the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. It was the first academic unit established when the College was formed in 1966 and is the oldest continuously operating office of medical education in the United States. Its mission is to improve medical education and related service programs through program evaluation and learner assessment, educational development, educational technology, and research in those three areas.
2015 Maatsch Lecture in Medical Education at MSU
This Year The 2015 Jack L. Maatsch Visiting Scholar in Medical Education lecture, sponsored by OMERAD, will be held at MSU this year. The Visiting Scholar is Yvonne Steinert, PhD, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University in Montreal. She is the Director of the Centre for Medical Education and is the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Chair in Medical Education. Her educational interests relate to teaching and learning in medicine, the impact of faculty development on the individual and the organization, and the continuing professional development of faculty members.
The purpose of the Maatsch Fund is to stimulate and support interaction around ideas and projects in medical education, with primary focus on the development and assessment of clinical competence related to the full span of professional training. More information about the Jack L. Maatsch Visiting Scholar in Medical Education Fund is available here.
The title of Dr. Steinert's lecture is Faculty Development and Learner Assessment: The Missing Link.
- DATE: May 12, 2015
PLACE: Henry Center, East Lansing
New Medical Education Mini Grant Application
information available here