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2021 Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Conference

The MCW Office of Academic Affairs invites you to attend the eighth annual Innovations in Healthcare Education Research (IHER) Conference.

Faculty Lecture Students

Conference Theme: Reimagining Our Efforts in Healthcare Education

September 22-24, 2021
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Note: As MCW continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 while simultaneously adhering to appropriate protocols and guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the decision has been made to hold this year’s conference primarily via Zoom to ensure the health and safety of our MCW Family.

2021 Presentation Platforms

  1. Plenary
  2. Workshops
  3. Panel Sessions
  4. Oral Presentations
  5. Ignite Sessions
  6. Speed Posters
  7. Transformational Ideas Initiative (TI2) Posters

New this year!

  1. Meet-the-Editors
  2. Virtual Reality (VR) Presentations*
  3. Roundtables

*To install, use and present in the new VR platform, Virbela, please contact IHERConference@mcw.edu.

Call for Submissions

We are accepting proposals in these categories. Links to submit your proposal will be added soon and you may apply for more than one.

75-minute Workshop (due July 1)

75-minute Panel Session (due July 1)

5-minute Ignite Session (formerly PechaKucha™) (due August 1)

Innovations in healthcare education abstract (due August 1)
Submit a 10-minute oral presentation or 3-minute speed poster

Research in healthcare education abstract (due August 1)
Submit a 10-minute oral presentation or 3-minute speed poster

Roundtable proposal (due August 1)
Submit a 45-minute roundtable proposal to discuss a pertinent topic