Thursday, 24 October, 2019
The Department of Neurology will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Lecture Hall 1, Schwitalla Hall.
Douglas Larsen, M.D, associate professor of neurology and pediatrics at the Washington University School of Medicine, will present “Foundational assumptions about learning: Exploring some of the big ideas.”
Larsen is a medical education researcher, teacher, and practicing pediatric neurologist. His research interests include self-regulated and socially-regulated learning as well as the role of memory in education. His work focuses on developing theory-based, practical interventions that improve day-to-day educational practice. He has developed collaborations across various disciplines and institutions. He has conducted research in and developed curricula for undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education. His most recent research has been funded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he serves as an associate editor for Advances in Health Sciences Education and The Journal of Graduate Medical Education.