BMES TeachingLab 2011

New for BME faculty in 2011


Train with the country's leading biomedical innovators!

Date June 27-30, 2011

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


What is it?
TeachingLab is conducted in both a classroom and lab setting in

which "Learning Faculty" observe the lessons and activities of IdeaLab taught by experienced BME faculty and expert NCIIA staff.  At the completion of the workshop "Learning Faculty" are able to utilize and apply the methods, models and approaches for teaching creativity and idea generation to their own classes and BME programs.

What will I learn?
Participating faculty will gain a number of practical resources, such as course content and contacts to enhance curricula, exposure to the innovation process, projects, best teaching practices, curricula models, exercises that can be used in the classroom and data.


Who are the lead faculty?
You'll work with:

  • Matt Glucksberg - Professor, Chair, McCormick Center of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University
  • Marybeth Privitera - Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
  • Youseph Yazdi - Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
  • James Barlow - NCIIA, Manager: Outreach
  • Paul Yock - Weiland Professor of Medicine and the founding co-chair of the Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University
  • Maria Oden - Professor in the Practice of Engineering Education, Rice University

Who should attend?

Biomedical engineering faculty interested in becoming a more effective educator and motivated to be a transformative force in their immediate environment.