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 Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2020

“Medical Education Disrupted – Negativity or Creativity”

Virtual Conference

Pre-Conference Webinar Series

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November 13, 2020 (Friday)
16.30 – 17.30
Tips and Considerations for Scholarship, Evaluations and Educational Research on Covid-19 Teaching Strategies

As part of our educational roles, we will all be familiar with the good practice of routinely evaluating our own teaching interventions/ innovations to inform our own teaching methods. Given that significant adaptations and changes to teaching have been forced upon us, we have to think about how we might evaluate or research the efficacy of our new approaches in the current climate. In this webinar, Dr Scott will outline the approaches you can put in place to provide some meaningful feedback or action research principles you can apply on your teaching initiatives, ranging from very basic to more advanced.

 

Dr Scott Border

Principal Teaching Fellow in Anatomy

School of Primary Care

Population Sciences and Medical Education

Faculty of Medicine

University of Southhampton

 

October 19, 2020 (Monday)
14.00 – 15.00
Gamification + Peer-to-Peer Teaching & Learning

How can we keep students engaged in the class? How can we make our students motivated to learn? These have been the most challenging questions for teachers nowadays.  In this talk, Professor Yeh will explain how his award-winning gamification scheme and other P2P schemes work for different courses.

 

Professor Yeh, Ping-Cheng (Benson)

EE Department of National Taiwan University

CEO & Co-Founder of PaGamO/Bonio Inc.

Programme Rundown of the Main Conference

(November 27-28, 2020)

November 27, 2020 (Friday)
09.15 – 09.30 Opening Remarks

Professor Ian Holliday
Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Professor Gilberto Leung, Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Dr Gordon Wong
Chairperson, Organising Committee of Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2020
& Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

09.30 – 11.00
First Plenary Session
What is……Disruption Defined and Demonstrated……

What does disruption really mean in medical and health education? Often we think of disruption as a negative connotation but strategic disruption brings about innovation or even positive change in the process and outcome. What are the different forms of disruption? Does the rapid advancement of technology bring about a positive effect of disruption in the face of increasing rate of knowledge expansion? What are good examples of disruptive innovation in health professions education?

 

Chairman:
Dr George Tipoe, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

09.30 – 09.55 Disrupting Medical Education to Train the Clinicians of the Future

Dr Jason Hwang
Jason Hwang LLC, USA

09.55 – 10.20 Democratizing Knowledge to Improve Access to Care Globally – Project ECHO

Professor Sanjeev Arora
The University of New Mexico, USA

10.20 – 10.45 Innovations and Disruptions in Health Professions Education: Responding to the New Normal

Dr Lawrence Sherman
Meducate Global, LLC, USA

10.45 – 11.00 Q&A
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 12.45
Panel Discussion
What’s Beyond Gen Z?

How has AI and big data analytics disrupted what healthcare and biomedical science graduates can expect from the workplace in the next five years and beyond? As educators what have we, can we or should we be doing to future ready our students? In this panel discussion, leaders from both industry and university will be asked to address these and other thought provoking issues relevant to our evolving health industrial landscape.

 

Chairman:
Dr Gordon Wong, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Participants:

Professor Andy Chun
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Gilberto Leung
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mr Jeffrey Broer
Co-running the Biomedical Innovation Team Project
for Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, HKUMed
Dr Vincent Wong
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Q&A

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30
Second Plenary Session
E-ruptions in Education……What’s Now?

This session looks at e-learning from a variety of perspectives and how it is influencing, transforming and disrupting conventional medical and health sciences education.

 

Chairman:
Dr Julie Chen, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

14.00 – 14.25 Supporting Clinical Skills Learning Online and In-class – Providing Synthetic Clinical Experience

Professor Michael Botelho
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

14.25 – 14.50 Medical Education Disrupted by Technology, What is Gained and Potentially Lost

Dr Poh Sun Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore

14.50 – 15.15 Disrupted Medical Education: Nothing is Impossible, Start from the Pedagogy, Evaluate Everything

Professor Mike Sharples
The Open University, United Kingdom

15.15 – 15.30 Q&A
15.30 – 16.00 Break
16.00 – 17.30
E-nnovations Session

This can’t-miss session features a student/teacher presentation team who will highlight electronic or technology-based innovations that they have successfully implemented into the curriculum.

 

Chairman:
Dr Pauline Luk, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

connect*ed: The Evolution of a Virtual Community of Learning on a Social Media Platform

Dr Julie Chen and Dr Pauline Luk
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Reflective Learning through ePortfolio for Generic Competencies Development

Professor Siu Cheung Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

On-line Delivery of a Common Core Course not Planned to be On-line

Dr Philip Beh
The University of Hong Kong

The Best of Both Worlds: Incorporating Virtual-Reality-Enriched Tasks (VRETs) Into The Gross Anatomy Classroom

Dr Tom Cecot and Dr Jian Yang
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Use of ‘Simulation Ward’ Teaching Model to Promote Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Clinical Competence

Dr Veronica Lam
The University of Hong Kong

November 28, 2020 (Saturday)
Parallel Sessions
10.00 – 11.30
Third Plenary Session
What’s Next? Is There “Room” in Future Classrooms?

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the shift to online teaching, video conferencing and distance learning in just a few months. As technology transforms teaching, what do “classrooms” of the future look like? AI and big data analytics are disrupting many fields in health care, but how will these approaches change the way we learn?

Chairman:
Dr Jianchao Quan, School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

10.00 – 10.25 AI as a Classmate of Your Students

Professor Ricky Kwok
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

10.25 – 10.50 Medical Analytics: Cliché or Not

Dr KF Tsang
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

10.50 – 11.15 Applying Artificial Intelligence and Statistics to Big Data: Toward Automatic Analyses of Conversations

Professor Ming Ming Chiu
The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

11.15 – 11.30 Q&A
10.00 – 11.30
Workshop 1

Improving Communications and Presentation Skills in Live and Online Environments

Facilitator:
Dr Lawrence Sherman
Meducate Global, LLC, USA

11.30 – 11.35 Free Paper Presentation Awards Announcement
11.35 – 11.45 Break
11.45 – 13.15
Panel Discussion
Learner of the Present, Practitioners of the Future

How is the disruption in education going to affect future practice? Overseas and local educators and clinicians are going to share their thoughts and experiences.  The perspectives of both learners and practitioners will be explored.

 

Chairman:
Dr Sarah Chan, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Participants:

Dr Jason Cheung
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ms Ada Chu
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dr Poh Sun Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr Jason Hwang
Jason Hwang LLC, USA
Ms Tanya Kempston
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dr Sofie Yung
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
15.00 – 16.30
Workshop 2

Building and Integrating Peer Assisted Learning Programmes into Anatomy Curricula

Facilitator:
Dr Scott Border
University of Southampton, United Kingdom