Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day

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. One afternoon in the fall, attendees hear about the research completed by Vanderbilt faculty members, students, and residents. A keynote address is featured during the afternoon’s events.

Past Keynote Speakers

View a complete archive of past Health Professions Education Research Day presentations.

Presented by the Office of Health Sciences Education, The Educator Development Core, and the Academy for Excellence in Education.


CME Credit for physicians for the keynote address:

Accreditation and Credit Designation:  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.