Developing Medical Educators of the 21st Century

The third annual Developing Medical Educators of the 21st Century course, took place in San Francisco Feb. 10-12. Topics addressed well-being for learners and educators, supporting learners from different backgrounds, new approaches to assessment, educators in the digital age, and many other issues important to educators across the continuum of medical education. Cees van Der Vleuten, PhD, the 2018-19 UCSF Presidential Chair, led a plenary workshop on programmatic assessment. Course chairs included UCSF Professor of Medicine and Surgery Patricia O’Sullivan, EdD and
UCSF Professor of Pediatrics Sandrijn van Schaik, MD, PhD.

This three-day intensive course, organized in collaboration with the Kern National Network for Caring and Character in Medicine, targets medical educators from undergraduate and graduate medical education seeking to develop or improve skills in teaching and educational program design.