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GIR Education Technology Work Group

The Educational Technology working group is responsible for informing GIR members and the AAMC on education technology issues, trends and related infrastructure as well as interfacing with AAMC groups (GSA, GIP, GEA) and other external groups (EDUCAUSE, etc.). The working group may also be tasked with responding to emerging education technology issues. The working group will be comprised of GIR members who have an interest in and knowledge of education technology infrastructure. One member should come from the library community while the rest are drawn from the members at large.

Education Technology Work Group Charge 


Michael Campion, MEd
Director of Academic and Learning Technologies
University of Washington School of Medicine

Johmarx Patton, MD, MHI
Director, Education Informatics and Technologies
University of Michigan Medical School

Steering Committee Liaison:

Chandler Mayfield
Executive Director, Technology Enhanced Education
UC San Francisco School of Medicine

Instructional Design Community

The mission of the Instructional Design Community, which falls under the Education Technology Work Group, is to establish a network for instructional designers, instructional technologists, IT professionals and curriculum leads interested in information sharing and collaboration related to instructional design issues between their institutions. This community will address the needs and challenges of instructional designers as key liaisons crossing curriculum and IT, as well as support the implementation of instructional design best practices for medical education within the AAMC.

Please contact Heather Sacks at or Katharine Beale at if you are interested in joining either the Education Technology Work Group or the Instructional Design Community listserve.

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Upcoming Meetings

2019 Leading Information Technology in Academic Medicine (formerly GIR Leadership Institute)
January 29-February 1, 2019
AAMC Learning Center
Washington, D.C.

2019 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference
June 4-7, 2019
Westin San Diego
San Diego, Calif.

Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 8-12, 2019
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Ariz.

Recent Meetings

Learn Serve Lead 2018: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2018
Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas

2018 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference
June 5-8, 2018
Westin Austin Downtown
Austin, Texas
Presentations Available to Attendees

2018 GIR Leadership Institute
February 27-March 2, 2018
AAMC Learning Center
Washington, D.C.

Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 3-7, 2017
Boston, Mass.

2017 GBA/GIP/GIR Joint Spring Meeting
May 9-12, 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, Ga.
Presentations Available to Attendees