2023 Snow Season Education Retreat: January 11-13, 2023

A two-day, multi-channel education retreat featuring a plenary, poster session, workshops, and networking. This event is open to faculty, staff, and students.

  • On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, please join the Teaching Academy for the annual Induction of new members and presentation of education awards.
  • Thursday's Snow Season Education Retreat activities, including the Plenary and Oral Platform Presentations, will be virtual.
  • Friday's Snow Season Retreat activities, including the Poster Session, will be in person at the Dudley H. Davis Student Center.

That's a wrap! Thank you to our planning committee, facilitators, poster presenters, and staff! See each session below for Resources. We'll see you next January!



Wednesday, January 11, 2023
4:00-5:00pmTeaching Academy Induction and Award CeremonyZoom Link 
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Thursday, January 12, 2023


Katie Huggett, PhD 
Teaching Academy Director
Coaching in Medical Education: Why and How
Karen Hauer, MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Competency Assessment and Professional Standards; Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Oral Platform Presentations

Selected from Poster Submissions

Zoom Link
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3:00-4:00pm 1st Breakout Sessions

ACreating Psychological Safety in Clinical Settings
William Burton, PhD; Director of Assessment, Evaluation & Quality Improvement
Office of Medical Education, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hugh Stoddard, MEd, PhD; Assistant Dean for Medical Education Research
Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Illustrative Psychological Safety Quotes for All 4 Stages
BMedical Education in the Age of Millennials!
Mark Kulaga, MD; Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut Health Network Department of Medicine
Friday, January 13, 2023
8:00-9:00amPoster Session with continental breakfast2023 Snow Season Posters
Katie Huggett, PhD 
Teaching Academy Director

9:15-10:30am 2nd Breakout Sessions

AAnti-Oppression Facilitation Fundamentals for the Small Group Experience
Steve Berns, MD
Chittenden Bank Room, 4th Floor, Dudley H. Davis Student Center
BSetting the Stage: Optimizing Your Pre-Work to Meet Your Active Learning Goals
Abby Hielscher, PhD


Spinal Cord Module (Word doc)
Spinal Cord Module
Prework for Active Learning EndNote Library

CThe Pearls and Pitfalls of Publishing in Medical Education
Andrew Hale, MD; Molly Rideout, MD; Halle Sobel, MD; Bei Zhang, MD, PhD
Authorship Contribution and Determination
Health Professions Journals
Publishing Panel Resources

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45am-12:00pm 3rd Breakout Sessions

APutting words into numbers: Assessing the assessors using the Narrative Evaluation Quality Instrument (NEQI)
Dennis Beatty, MD; Rosy Hill, MD
Education Research_ The Narrative Evaluation Quality Instrument Development of a tool to assess the assessor
BMedical Students at the Research Bench: Strategies for Effective Teaching in the Lab
Chris Berger, PhD
CA Morning at the Museum: An Interactive Workshop Using Art to Foster Clinical Skills
Jeremiah Dickerson, MD; Alice Boone, PhD

12:00 PM Conference concludes

Contact Amanda Broder, Conference and Member Event Coordinator ( with questions.