2014 HPERD!

July 29, 2014

The Sixth Annual Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD)!

The Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day will be held Monday, September 22, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in 208 Light Hall.

Since 2009, Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD) has celebrated and highlighted health professions education scholarship at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and throughout the Vanderbilt community. This year’s theme will be developing master adaptive learners. A keynote address is featured from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. by Mark Quirk, Ed.D. Research posters will be on display in the North Lobby of Light Hall during the day with a poster session from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

REGISTER HERE - An RSVP is required for a boxed lunch

About Dr. Gotterer:

Gerald S. Gotterer, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Medical Education and Administration, Emeritus, joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 1986 as a professor of Medical Administration and the associate dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Medicine. A graduate of Harvard College, Dr. Gotterer received his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He was also awarded a Ph.D. in physiological chemistry from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After serving on the faculty at Johns Hopkins, he moved to Rush University. At Vanderbilt, he was named senior associate dean for Faculty and Academic Administrative Affairs in 1999. Dr. Gotterer facilitated the implementation of the clinician-educator track in the School of Medicine, played a key role in modernizing the curriculum, clarified the faculty appointment and promotion processes and was instrumental in creating campus wide policies for conflict of interest. VUSM named one of its prestigious faculty teaching awards in his honor. His many contributions have enhanced considerably the effectiveness and prestige of the School of Medicine and the University.