May 13, 2010

Medical Education Grand Rounds Featuring Nicole Woods, Ph.D., Tuesday, June 1, Noon

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
The Office for Teaching and Learning in Medicine, & The Academy for Excellence in Teaching
are proud to present

Medical Education Grand Rounds:
“Re-evaluating the Role of Basic Science in Medical Education “


Nicole Woods, Ph.D.
Education Scientist, The Wilson Centre for Research in Education
Director, Education Evaluation, Department of Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tuesday, June 1
noon - 1
208 Light Hall

Please REGISTER to attend:

Boxed lunches will be provided for participants who register by Friday, May 28

Woods is a cognitive psychologist who received her Ph.D. at McMaster University in 2005. While at McMaster, she worked with a team of psychologists and physicians interested in applying principles from cognitive science to clinical reasoning. She is currently an education scientist at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education at the University of Toronto.

Woods has developed a program of research examining the interaction between clinical knowledge and basic science knowledge in diagnostic reasoning. Over the years, this line of research has expanded to include applications in Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry. Woods is also the director of Education Evaluation for the Department of Surgery and is an expert in student and faculty evaluation.

Sponsorship: Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Office for Teaching and Learning in Medicine

CME Credit for physicians:
VUSM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Woods has reported to Vanderbilt CME that she has no financial relationships related to this Medical Education Grand Rounds session to disclose.

Obtaining CME credit for this event:
Physicians may obtain credit by signing the attendance log; attendance and credit data will be stored in the CME database and may be accessed through the Vanderbilt CME database. (