STAR Health Sciences Complex

CHS Teaching Day

Innovations in Teaching, Learning, and Mentorship

Monday, October 30th, 2023

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Tower at STAR, Audion


Held annually, this event provides an opportunity for College educators to share innovative methods for teaching, education and mentorship through poster sessions, workshops and discussion.




8:00 am

Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:20 - 10:30 am

Keynote: Alison Cook-Sather, Ph.D.

Talk Title: Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring as Forms of Partnership

10:45 - 11:45 am

Panel: Internal Resources for Teaching/Mentoring

Panel Members

  • Rose Muravchick, Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning, UD
  • Erin Ford Sicuranza, Director, Academic Technology Services, UD
  • Dana Veron, Associate Provost for Faculty Development, UD
  • Ken Hyde, Assistant Registrar, International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Training Program Coordinator, UD


  • Rebecca Pompon, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, UD

11:45 am - 12:30 pm


12:30-1:30 pm

Poster Session

1:30-3:00 pm


  • Clinical Practice Education/Healthcare Training: IPE Classrooms - Tower 4th Floor
    • Healthcare Theatre Master Class FreezeFrame: A New Learning Modality
    • Simulation as a teaching strategy to improve learning outcomes
  • Community-Based Experiential Learning - Health Sciences Complex Atrium
    • Fostering community engagement in teaching
    • Health for ALL: Service Learning Outcomes for Students
  • Health Equity in Clinical Education - Audion
    • Connecting with BIPOC and First-Generation Students
    • Teaching about Race and Health in Classrooms with Low Racial Diversity

3:15-3:30 pm

Awards and Closing Remarks


Register to attend this event by Friday, October 20th, 2023. 

Keynote speaker

Alison Cook Sather Headshot

Alison Cook-Sather, Ph.D.

Talk Title: Teaching, Learning and Mentoring as Forms of Partnership

Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education

Director, Teaching and Learning Institute, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges


Alison Cook-Sather is the Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education at Bryn Mawr College and Director of the Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. She has developed internationally recognized programs that position students and teachers as pedagogical partners, published over 100 articles and book chapters and nine books, spoken or consulted on pedagogical partnership work in 13 countries, and served as a visiting scholar at a number of institutions, including University of Cambridge in England. Alison is founding editor of Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education, founding co-editor of International Journal for Students as Partners, reviewer for over 45 journals and book publishers, and the recipient of a number of awards, including the Alumni Excellence in Education Award from the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University.

Learn more about Alison’s work at

poster presentations

Individuals can submit an abstract to present a poster at the CHS Teaching Day, "Innovations in Teaching, Learning and Mentorship."


Abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 pm, October 6th, 2023.