May 21, 2013
Theresa Forsythe

Pediatrics CME Opportunity

Event Details: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., May 22, Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, 1465 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63104-1095

Saint Louis University faculty are invited to attend "Using Mobile Technology and Social Media in Academic Medicine," from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, in Danis Auditorium at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center. The session will be presented by Alexander Djuricich, M.D., associate dean for Continuing Medical Education, program director of Medicine-Pediatrics Residency and associate professor of clinical pediatrics and clinical medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Attendees should bring a wi-fi compatible laptop or mobile tablet, such as an iPad or Kindle Fire.

Session Objective:

  1. Utilize mobile tablets (such as iPads) in their own teaching and learning.
  2. Describe potential positives and unintended consequences resulting from engagement in social media.
  3. Explore meaningful use of social media in academic medicine for teaching and learning.
  4. Devise an action plan for incorporating Twitter into one's own involvement in medical education.

This faculty development program is eligible for CME credit and is sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics. For further information, call Theresa Forsythe at 314-268-6406.

Disclosure statement: Alexander Djuricich, M.D. has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. Saint Louis University School of Medicine has reviewed this activity's disclosures and resolved all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable.

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