9th Annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education (CHSE) Conference, 2017
15 Sep 2017 - 08:15
Hosted by the Department of Health Sciences Education, this year’s 9th Annual CHSE Conference was a space to engage with both innovative practice and research being done in the Faculty. The day-long programme began with a welcome from Acting Deputy Dean Professor Harsha Kathard and a keynote address titled “Decoloniality: Respecting the Sceptics and Challenging the Converted” by Associate Professor Elelwani Ramugundo.
A huge success, the day left many feeling inspired to try new ideas that will contribute to teaching and assessment in the Faculty.
Left to right:
Associate Prof Francois Cilliers and the keynote speaker, Assoc Prof Ramugondo
Professor Harsha Kathard and the winner of the first prize, Dr Heather Talberg who with her colleagues presented on “Consolidating teaching in clinical reasoning through unpacking clinical educator thinking practices”.
Second prize winner Dr Lynelle Govender who did a presentation on “Audio Tours in Anatomical Pathology”.
Third prize winner Dr Geney Gunston who with Prof Graham Louw presented “Evaluating the impact of preparation for dissection, using drawings and commentaries”.
Some of the presentation titles:
Keynote Address: Elelwani Ramugondo
Decoloniality: Respecting the Sceptics and Challenging the Converted
Alperstein, Melanie & Cilliers, Francois - A postgraduate diploma in Health Professional Education as faculty development: Does this change practice?
Muna, Natashia; Moola, Taahira; Moxley, Karis; Nwosu, Emmanual & Cotton, Sarah - The FHS Writing Lab - Reflections, lessons and directions.
Sias, Douglas - Digital literacy for Health Professionals - A journey from the 21st century to beyond.
Gordon, Chivaugn - Love in the time of Medical school