Have you ever wondered how to better engage your audience when giving a talk? Harprit Bedi, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at the Boston University School of Medicine, has an answer for you. Dr. Bedi will be giving the Grand Rounds Lecture on March 18th, titled “Increasing Learner Engagement through Polling – A ‘How to’ Guide”. The lecture will look at how polling software in lectures can create a more engaging learning environment.
Dr. Bedi is passionate about using technology to improve radiology medical education. In addition to being a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University, he serves as their Vice-Chair of Education for Radiology and as the Neuroradiology Fellowship Director. He is also the chairperson of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) Education Committee and the American College of Radiology (ACR) Learning Design Committee. Dr. Bedi is being awarded the 2021 APRD Achievement Award for his efforts in creating the National Virtual Noon Conference series, a series of Zoom conferences created in response to COVID-19 to offer additional educational resources and keep the community connected. In all his roles, Dr. Bedi advocates for incorporating modern adult learning theory and the science of retention into training experiences.
In his lecture, Dr. Bedi will discuss the utility of using polling software to create more engaging learning environments. He hopes that people leave his lecture with a better understanding of how polling can increase engagement and motivation. “Polling can create an active learning environment, which helps in retention of material. I hope people understand these benefits and feel more comfortable incorporating polling into their lectures,” says Dr. Bedi.
For more information on the lecture, click here: https://radiology.wisc.edu/lectures/