Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry
One hundred and one faculty educators representing 81 North American and Caribbean institutions met to discuss biochemistry education of students of medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry. Plenary and breakout sessions are summarized.
• Dr. Neil Osheroff (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN) outlined the history, leadership structure, visibility, attendance trends, members’ resources, and services of the ABCD, reported on ABCD finances, acknowledged sponsors (TopHat), and highlighted recent publications by ABCD authors.
• Dr. Susan Cline (Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA) explained how candidates are nominated and elected to the ABCD Executive Committee.
Plenary Session IA—Horizontal and Vertical Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences
• Making Basic Science Visible; Dr. Nicole Woods (Wilson Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON), a cognitive psychologist, presented research supporting the cognitive integration of...