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School of Medicine Alumni Association

Medical School: The Evolution in Teaching

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 | 09:30 am - 11:30 am

College of Nursing, Eccles Auditorium
10 2000 E, Salt Lake City, UT
Regular price

Medical School is not what it used to be. What does it take to be a medical student today, how has teaching the fundamentals of medicine changed? Hear from our deans and students, tour the state-of-the-art simulation center and learn about today’s medical student experience. RSVP required for refreshments.


The Admissions Process: What makes a medical student?
Benjamin R. Chan, MD, MBA, MED
Associate Dean, Admissions; Idaho Affairs

Kylie Christensen
RUUTE Program Manager

Last year, over 4,000 individuals applied for 125 positions at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Come learn more about the criteria, process, and attributes that the Admissions Committee looks for in successful applicants. 

The Medical Student Experience
Adam Stevenson, MD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Michele Vo
Director, Medical Student Wellness Program

Learn about student support programs available to medical students, including wellness, academic success, global medicine and rural health training opportunities, and professional development. Discuss the residency application process including interviews, ranking, and matching.


Simulation Lab 
Join us for a hands-on experience at the College of Nursing Simulation Center to see how current students supplement their learning and practice medical procedures by using simulation systems.


The Evolving Face of Medical Education
Janet E. Lindsley, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Assistant Dean of Curriculum
Adjunct Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Hear about all of the exciting new approaches to medical student education that have evolved in the last  10 years at the UUSOM! You will learn about these experiences from the perspectives of the administration and through a series of videos made by the medical students in each year of the four-year program.


Inter-professional Education: Building the Team-Based Health Care Workforce of the Future
Timothy Farrell, MD, AGSF
Director, University of Utah Health IPE Program

Find out about national trends in inter-professional practice and education, the history of inter-professional education (IPE) at the University of Utah, current IPE curricula and initiatives benefitting UUSOM students, and future directions that will position the University of Utah as a national leader in inter-professional education and practice.

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