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The mission of the Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is to promote, value and advance the educational mission of the School of Medicine while enhancing the School of Medicine's leadership role in medical and biomedical education nationally and internationally.
Valuing and Recognizing Great Educators
One of the IEE's chief focuses is providing and developing the leadership and resources necessary to encourage and produce great educators.
Inspiring and Supporting Research, Scholarship and Innovation in Education
The IEE is also focused on encouraging and supporting programs that stimulate educational research, scholarship and dissemination.
The IEE is committed to providing leadership in the areas of peer feedback and improvement of teaching for which we are developing comprehensive methods and resources. Read more
Committed to Leading the Way in Medical and Biomedical Education
June 15, 2016
Pre-Clinical Education Building
STILE Classroom 115
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LIGHT SNACKS PROVIDED
IEE and the Center for Innovation in Graduate Biomedical Education are honored to welcome
Robin L. Wright, PhD
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
University of Minnesota
Topic: Applying the Biology of Learning to Increase Student Engagement and Learning
Dr. Wright earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University. After postdoctoral training at UC, Berkeley, she was on the faculty of the University of Washington (Zoology Department) for nearly 13 years. She moved to Minnesota in 2003, where she served as Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and is currently the Head of the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning, and professor of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development. Read more