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2019 Biennial Conference

The Cognitive Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences: Beyond the Buzzwords

June 25-27, 2019 – Davis, CA

The Teaching Academy of the Consortium of West Region Colleges of Veterinary Medicine (RTA) invites RTA Fellows and faculty at our member colleges to attend the 2019 Biennial Conference this June 25th through 27th in Davis, California, hosted by the University of California – Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.

Here’s just some of the highlights:

Keynote Workshops led by internationally recognized medical educators:

    • TITLE: The Cognitive Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences – Beyond the Buzzwords.

Educational Scholarship: podium presentations & poster session

    • Present your educational work and/or come learn from the work of your RTA colleagues

Teaching Innovations: Informal presentations of approaches we’ve tried and the perceived or documented outcomes

    • Sessions include: My attempts to address a specific challenge – successes and flops; teaching experiments in a clinical setting, and more (teaching with technology, etc.)

Wellness – for students & faculty.  Living between the lines: Life, Work, and Well-being

The RTA’s collaborative approaches to shared educational challenges.

Look to get involved!

  • Reports from all 3 initiatives (and the membership committee)
  • Workshops from the Local Peer Observation and External Peer Review of Teaching initiatives
  • Brainstorming/displayed thinking – collaboratively exploring the potential for a NEW RTA initiative

PLUS – networking, good food, socializing with other educators.