Apgar News


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 11:29

Congratulations to Lisa Mellman, the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs, who was named the Samuel Rudin Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 16:30

1. Glen Gillen, MD. Grant title: "Through Your Professor's Eyes: Using Google Glass to Enhance Healthcare Education".
2. Robert Maniker, MD. Grant title: "Development and validation of an interactive web-based anatomy teaching tool for improved sonographic anatomy education".
3. Lorraine Ng, MD. Grant title: "Pediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound Kick Start Training for...

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 15:03

I wanted to inform you about a graduate level program, Advanced Certificate in Pedagogy for Health Professionals, which I have developed and will be directing this fall at Hofstra University's School of Education. This program is targeted towards all health professionals (physicians, nurses, PA's, therapists, etc.) who have an interest in teaching in their fields and would like to develop the...

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 10:37

Medical Education Subway Summit
Date: June 19, 2014
Time: 2-5PM

The Medical Education Subway Summit will provide medical education scholars an intimate venue to share scholarship and engage in substantive dialogue around shared areas of interest.
Topics to be addressed in 2014:
Flipped Classroom
Reflective Writing/Portfolios
Assessment Strategies...

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 14:42

Michael Devlin, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, is the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award, presented by the P&S Class of 2014.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 14:43

Deborah Cabaniss, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Apgar Academy, will receive a Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching from Columbia President Lee Bollinger at this year's Columbia University Commencement - May 21, 2014.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 14:10

The Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators is pleased to announce that we will be awarding three Apgar Grants ($5000* each) to P&S faculty members to fund projects that seek to implement new ways of teaching the complex skill set necessary to advance health care. This could include, but not be limited to, curricular innovations, new approaches to assessment, faculty development...

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:06

Register for Teaching Seminars at CUMC!
CUMC Faculty and instructors are invited to rewired (http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/events/websites/rewired/), a seminar series about the intersection of technology and teaching.

rewirED is sponsored by the Columbia...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 15:57

We are very happy to announce the recent launch of NBME U, a collection of short interactive lessons for anyone interested in learning more about assessment. One course is now available, and others will be added:

NBME U* is an online collection of lessons for individuals interested in learning a range of topics relevant to high-quality assessment. NBME U has been developed in...

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