Converting Your Teaching and Assessment into Scholarship Through MedEdPORTAL - February 23

Includes a Live Web Event on 02/23/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)


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In this session, participants will be introduced to MedEdPORTAL, the AAMC's journal of teaching and learning resources. MedEdPORTAL is a MEDLINE-indexed, open access journal that serves as an avenue for educators to publish their teaching innovations as well as a source of ready-to-implement materials. Submissions to MedEdPORTAL include a manuscript and all materials needed to run the teaching activity.

After participating in this session, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how educational resources can be published in MedEdPORTAL
  • List the characteristics of successful submissions
  • Explain how to use MedEdPORTAL as a repository for peer-reviewed materials in the health professions

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Modupeola O. Akinola, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Dean, Admissions and Student Financial Services, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Dr. Akinola is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and a neonatologist at the Brenner Children’s Hospital. She is a graduate of the AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) certificate program and a Harvard Macy alumnus whose interests in medical education include curriculum development, interprofessional education, and collaboration.

Dr. Akinola is a distinguished fellow of the National Academies of Practice and co-convener of the AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affair’s Special Interest Group on Interprofessional Education.

Kathy Kreutzer
Director, Special Projects, Faculty Affairs
Staff, SOM Professionalism Committee
Chair of the Teaching Excellence Awards Committee, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Ms. Kreutzer has over 35 years of experience in curriculum design and evaluation, faculty development and continuing professional education, and program accreditation. She currently works primarily in supporting faculty recognition and service and professionalism in the learning environment. She has received multiple recognitions for her medical ethics teaching.  

Ms. Kreutzer served as Chair of the AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) (2015-2017), SGEA MESRE Representative (2007-2009), and Interim SGEA CEI Representative (2015). She was a founding faculty member in the SGEA (now AAMC) Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program. She joined MedEdPORTAL as a peer reviewer at its inception.

Ms. Kreutzer is an advisory member of the VCU Health Innovation Consortium (2019-), serves on the VCU Center for Human-Animal Interaction Executive Committee (2013-), and is a performing member and music librarian in the Richmond Concert Band and a founding member of the VCU Health Orchestra.

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