Medical Education Grand Rounds
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
"Teaching (and Doing) Humanism at the Bedside"
Paul Haidet, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Medical Education Research
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Due to institution-wide cost cutting efforts, we can no longer provide a boxed lunch with your registration. Please bring a brown bag lunch and attend this month's presentation with Dr. Haidet.
Paul Haidet, M.D., FAACH, is Director of Medical Education Research at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Dr. Haidet is a general internist, health-services researcher, educator, husband, father, and lover of jazz music. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Penn State University, and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State University Hospital. He then pursued the Harvard Faculty Development Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed his Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. After that, he joined the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine, and was a member of the Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston Texas. After 11 years at Baylor, Dr. Haidet relocated back to Penn State, where he inaugurated the role of Director of Medical Education Research and serves as Professor of Medicine, Humanities, and Public Health Sciences at the Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Haidet has published widely on a variety of topics related to teaching, communication, and the humanistic care of patients, and he has won a number of regional, national, and international awards for his work.
Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Department of Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine.