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2021 WSUSOM Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference

Third Annual Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference 
The Wayne State University School of Medicine will host its third annual Medical Education Research and Innovation Conference on Dec. 7. The purpose of the conference is to showcase completed and in-progress medical education research and innovation projects conducted by students, residents, staff and faculty. 

You can RSVP for the conference or submit a research or innovation abstract for a completed or in-progress project at

Oral and poster abstracts are limited to 300 words and are due by 11:59 p.m. Oct. 17.

  • Medical Education Research – Research related to the learning process that occurs within a medical education setting. Topics include, but are not limited to, learner characteristics, optimizing the learning process, assessment and evaluation, professional development, instruction design, technology in the learning environment and wellbeing. Research at any level (undergraduate, graduate, practitioner, faculty) of medical education are welcome. Medical education research can also include quality improvement projects.
  • Medical Education Innovation – Innovative curricula that address a current issue within medical education. The innovation should be based on learning principles and be designed to meet a specific need. Examples include, but are not limited to, health and wellness, quality improvement, patient safety, inter-professional education and service learning.

If you have any questions, please contact Jason Booza at