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The seventh annual David Magoon Memorial Lecture, co-sponsored by Aultman Health Foundation and North Canton Medical Foundation, will be held Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6. This annual event celebrates the important role medical education plays in preparing future health care professionals, along with the contributions physician and nurses make as mentors and teachers.

The David Magoon Memorial Lecture is in loving memory of the third-year Harvard Medical School student and 24-year-old son of Drs. Elbert and Martha Magoon, who passed away in a tragic accident in 2006.

The keynote speaker will be Charles J. Hatem, M.D., who is a professor of internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Mount Auburn Hospital. He is also a Harold Amos Distinguished Professor at Harvard Medical School and MIT.

The guest speaker will be Teresa Wurst, M.D., assistant program director of Aultman Family Medicine Residency and medical director of Waynesburg Family Practice and Hartville Migrant Clinic.

Tuesday, May 5
Aultman North Canton Medical Group, Auditorium, entrance A

5:30 p.m.- Hors d’oeuvres and fellowship
6 p.m.- Presentation by Teresa Wurst, M.D.: Maintaining Physician Wellness at the Hartville Migrant Clinic
6:15 p.m.- Presentation by Charles J. Hatem, M.D.: Clinician Wellness 
     Participants will discuss:
     1.The concepts of “wellness” and “renewal” as it applies to clinicians and their work.
     2.Strategies for the creation and maintenance of wellness in our professional and personal lives.
     3.Organizational responsibilities for the preservation of wellness.

James S. Young, M.D., is the recipient of the 2015 David J. Magoon Award for Excellence in Health Professions Education award. This award will also be presented on Tuesday, May 5.

Wednesday, May 6
Aultman Hospital Amphitheatre

Noon conference - Presentation by Charles J. Hatem, M.D.: Helping Faculty Become Better Teachers: A Search for the Key to Effective Teaching and Learning
     1. Reflect on current teaching strategies and their effectiveness.
     2. Describe the essential elements of effective teaching/learning.
     3. Organize new teaching strategies.

The Magoon Memorial Lecture is free and open to the public.To place a reservation for one or both of these events, click here.

The annual lecture is made possible by memorial donations. To make a donation to support future lectures, recognition of health professionals and educational fellowships, call The Aultman Foundation at 330-363-4908 or click here.

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