Medical Education Grand Rounds

Price-Peggy-2017-headshot VBMDebunking Neuromyths
Friday, September 25, 2020

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom

Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/OGA

Orton-Gillingham at the Institute Stern Center for Language and Learning

A range of interventions are promoted to help the 10-20% of the population who struggle with dyslexia. However, claims made by many interventions about their mechanisms to remediate dyslexia are dubious. This workshop will delve into several common neuromyths, including VAK Learning Styles, vision therapy, and dyslexia fonts.

Slideshow (PDF)

Zoom recording Passcode: kvA0hi$^


Ann-Gel PalermoIntegrated Holistic Student Affairs: Creating the landing pad to support a holistic medical education experience
Friday, December 4, 2020

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom

Ann-Gel S. Palermo, DrPH, MPH
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in Biomedical Education, Chief Program Officer, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Mount Sinai Health System

Learn about the Integrated Holistic Student Affairs Model as a systems-based approach to  fostering a holistic student services environment.

Recording available, email


Joy Doll HeadshotConnecting the Dots: How Universities Establish Interprofessional Education Centers
Friday, January 29, 2021

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom

Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L, FNAP

Chief Academic Program Officer, Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative

Vice President, Academic Programs, NEHII Shared Services

*BONUS Workshop* Friday, February 5, 2021, 12:30-2:00pm
"You can do this! Building the infrastructure for an Interprofessional Education Center"


Zoom recording Passcode: 5*Qf=+B8 


Jesse Moore, M.D.Karen Lounsbury, PhDPeer Observation of Teaching
Friday, February 19, 2021

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom
Jesse Moore, MD
Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine, University of Vermont
Karen Lounsbury, PhD
Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Come learn about the rationale and plans for our upcoming pilot of peer-observation of teaching.

Zoom recording Passcode: 3EW!hS%4 


Bryant,Bronwyn_University of VermontDr. Everett Professional Photo (002)The Application of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in UME and GME
Friday, March 12, 2021

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom 

Bronwyn Bryant, M.D.
Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine, University of Vermont
Elise Everett, M.D.
Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine, University of Vermont

EPAs support learner education across the medical education continuum.  In this session, participants will learn how to write an EPA for any skill and for any level of learner, and how to map the EPA to competencies/milestones.


Zoom recording Passcode: cX7v6nV* 


Mitigating Bias and Integrating Equity In Health Professions Education: A Checklist Approach
Friday, May 21, 2021

12:00-1:00pm, Zoom

Amy E. Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS, HEC-C

Associate Professor of Bioethics and Humanities and of Pediatrics

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr. Caruso will join us to describe the Checklist for Assessing Bias in Medical Education Content she developed and how it can be used to evaluate and improve your teaching materials and delivery.

Zoom recording  Passcode: DLH@9=c3