Med Ed Day Keynote Speaker
Presented by Eva Aagaard, MD, FACP
Carol B and Jerome T Loeb Professor of Medial Education
Friday,September 20, 2019
Noon - 1 pm
About The Speaker
A practicing general internist, in her current leadership role, Dr. Aagaard oversees medical education across the continuum including undergraduate (UME), graduate (GME) and continuing medical education. This includes spearheading a large scale curriculum reform effort in the MD program, and promoting the development of multiple initiatives to promote the career development and success of educators on campus. At University of Colorado School of Medicine, she developed and served as Founding Director of their internationally recognized Academy of Medical Educators. Nationally she led development of the Society of General Internal Medicine TEACH Program. Internationally she developed the Health Education Advanced Leadership Program in Zimbabwe (HEALZ). Dr. Aagaard is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Specialty Board, Former Council Member for the Society of General Internal Medicine, and past co-chair of the National Board of Medical Examiners Ambulatory Care Test Development Committee and several item review committees. She served as a core member of the Milestones in Internal Medicine Writing Committee. Her areas of interest include curriculum reform, competency-based education and assessment. She is passionate about mentoring, coaching and sponsorship and speaks widely on these topics. She has won more than 15 awards for clinical excellence, teaching, and humanism in medicine, including the University of Colorado’s President’s Teaching Award, the Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Career Mentoring Award, and the Elizabeth Gee Award for the Advancement of Women.