Online Conference: Patient Engagement in Medical Education

Join us online on June 9th, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST to discuss how patients are becoming engaged in medical education.

In all aspects of medicine – hospital administration, policymaking, and medical education – there has been a growing recognition of the role of lived experience in the production of knowledge and expertise. People with lived experience of chronic illnesses like HIV are seen as sources of knowledge about their bodies and medical experiences. As such, patients are being engaged in the training of healthcare professionals. But, not all patient engagement is created equal.

This online conference will bring together medical students, health care professionals, community members and people living with HIV to discuss how patients can become involved in medical education.

Watch the trailer below to learn more:

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About our speaker:

Dr. Malika Sharma is a general internist and infectious diseases physician. She is currently completing an M.Ed. in Health Professions Education at OISE under the guidance of Drs. Ayelet Kuper and Tina Martimianakis and is a research fellow at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education. Her areas of clinical interest include HIV, women’s health, and the health of marginalized communities.


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