Session Details 10/23/12

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Beyond PowerPoint: Presentation Style for Medical Educators

VIDEO LINK: To view the recorded video and slides from this presentation, click here.

DESCRIPTION: A combined keynote address and workshop focused on improving presentation styles for medical educators.

CORE SERIES TOPIC:  This program is part of our core series under the topic of presentation and lecturing skills.

Brian Clyne, MD - Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Other presenters:
Esther Choo, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Tobias Kummer, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
David Portelli, MD - Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

DATE/TIME: October 23, 2012; 5:30-7:00pm

AUDIENCE: This session is appropriate for all faculty and residents who teach in large-group and/or lecture formats.

ROOM: 222 Richmond, room 280

TO REGISTER: Registration is closed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity participation should be able to

  • identify elements of traditional PowerPoint presentations that should be avoided.
  • analyze different presentation styles for their strengths and weaknesses.
  • select presentation strategies for increasing learner engagement to incorporate into their own teaching.


"Twenty Ways to make Lectures More Particpatory" via the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard 

"Teaching and Persuasive Communication: Class Presentation Skills" via the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown 

ACCREDITATION: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.