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Sarah Stayer Mills

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Sarah Mills, MD, MPH (Educators, ’19) is a medical educator and palliative care physician. Sarah is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Assistant Program Director of the Palliative Care Fellowship at Dell Medical School. Sarah’s area of professional interest include patient communication, end of life care, unconscious bias in healthcare, and how those three aspects interplay to affect patient care. Sarah can be followed on Twitter or contacted via email.

Making People Think at Grand Rounds

I recently had the opportunity to present at the Dell Medical School Palliative Care Grand Rounds. I was fresh from attending the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in the Health Professions, and more fully aware of the significant learning benefits of an interactive lecture. I now had evidence that there are better ways to present material that would help people learn. Plus, I had experience as a learner that engaging, interactive lectures were just way more fun. Now I just had to figure out how to create one…

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