Join us for this year’s Best Practices in Health Sciences Education Conference, to be held on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30! This annual tradition brings together Health Sciences educators from diverse fields to focus on innovation and collaboration. The two-day conference will focus on a wide variety of emerging ideas in health professions, with special attention on how to successfully implement active learning strategies in existing programs. Activities will include highly interactive plenary sessions, workshops, and a poster session.

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Health Science educators, learners, trainees, and staff.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify key strategies for incorporating active learning into health professions education programs
  • Identify and discuss modern best practices for classroom and clinical pedagogy
  • Collaborate and learn together with educators across the continuum of health professions education.

Call for Proposals

Pre-Conference Workshop:

Wednesday, April 29, 2020; 1 pm - 4 pm
Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine Building
1988 Fitch Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55108

Active Learning 101
Active learning can be broadly defined as learner engagement and participation in the learning process. It can include a range of in-class activities, assessment, and reflection. The workshop is designed to accommodate instructors with a mix of experiences; from those with no history with active learning to instructors seeking to incorporate new strategies to their courses.

Apr 29

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TCF Bank Stadium

TCF Bank Stadium