Teaching Social Dimensions of Science & Technology in Medical School

The UNC SOM Academy of educators will host two visiting professors from Brown University this month. Read the message below from the co-directors to learn how to register for the events.

Dear Colleagues,

At the beginning of April the AOE is sponsoring two visiting professors from Brown University:  Lundy Braun, PhD, Professor of Pathology & of Africana Studies; Philip Gruppuso, MD, Professor of Pediatrics & of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, & Biochemistry, & Associate Dean for Medical Education. In their sessions they will discuss teaching social dimensions of science & technology in medical school.

Additional information on our website: http://www.med.unc.edu/aoe/aoe-events/additional-event-information#ELSI


We ask you to please encourage other teachers, and faculty interested in education, to attend.


The schedule is as follows:

· Teaching Social Dimensions of Science & Technology in Medical School
Tuesday, April 9, 4-5:20pm, Bondurant 2030, (presenter: Lundy Braun, PhD)

· Basic Science in Undergraduate Medical Education: Taming the Beast
Wednesday, April 10, 12-12:50pm, Bondurant G074, (presenter: Phil Gruppuso, MD)

· Medical Education As Continuum: Brown's Programs in Liberal Medical Education & Primary Care-Population Health
Wednesday, April 10, 4-5:20pm, Bondurant G030, (presenter: Phil Gruppuso, MD)

In an effort to better serve those that attend AOE events, and the event presenters themselves, we will now be sending an RSVP for each AOE event. These RSVPs will serve as a notice of attending—YOU DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE IF YOU ARE NOT PLANNING TO ATTEND.

RSVP link: www.med.unc.edu/aoe/aoe-events/rsvp/advanced_april


If you have not RSVP’d, but find at the last minute that you can attend, please do—we would still appreciate having you there.



Julie Byerley, MD, MPH
Beat Steiner, MD, MPH
Co-Directors, UNC SOM Academy of Educators