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Sandy Rao (photo by Jon Gilbert Fox)

Pedagogical Innovation: A Geisel Student Shares Her Perspective

As part of a four-student panel on innovative educational modalities, second-year medical student Sandy Rao spoke to a group of anatomy professors during the annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists about the benefit of incorporating problem-based learning into anatomy medical education.

Left to right: David Mullins, PhD (Geisel); Monica Sheth, MD; Christina Ames, MD; Elissa Hall, EdD; Justin Mowchun, MD (Geisel).

Five Scholars, One Week, and a Winning Team Project

Meeting for the first time at a Harvard Macy Institute course in early fall, two Geisel faculty with a shared interest in learning how to leverage the Web and social media to create learning networks, came together as part of a collegial think tank dedicated to harnessing new perspectives in practicing medicine and educating medical students.

James Reed. Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox

Introducing Medical Students to Their First Patients

The desire for a more fulfilling career led James Reed away from conducting Jungle Cruise tours at Walt Disney World back to the family business, and eventually to Geisel’s anatomy lab where he helps humanize the experience for new medical students.