Annual SWAT Educational Symposium

Please mark your calendars for the fourth annual Education Week/Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) Educational Symposium at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Scheduled for April 1–4, 2014, the Symposium will offer opportunities to participate in several faculty development sessions that focus on honing your skills as a teacher.

This will be an opportunity to participate in several faculty development sessions that will focus on honing your skills as a teacher and you may receive up to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for Thursday's activities. For more information about CME credit, view the program announcement or contact Kimberly Jones at in the Office of Continuing Medical Education.

For more information about the activities or registration assistance, please contact Carmen Davis at

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Noon, Effective Teacher Series will be in D1.602

"Using Models of Competence, Mind, and Education to Formulate a Competencies-Oriented Medical Curriculum"

Frank J Papa, D.O., Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Education and Emergency Medicine
Director, TCOM Academy of Medical Educators
Associate Dean, Curricular Design and Faculty Development
University of North Texas Health Science Center

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

4 p.m., University Lecture Series will be in NG3.112

"Team-Based Learning in Health Science Education"

Ruth E. Levine, M.D., Clarence Ross Miller Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs
The University of Texas Medical Branch

A broad introduction to TBL and a brief discussion of the science supporting it.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fourth Annual SWAT Educational Symposium: Team-Based Learning (TBL)

Full agenda and registration