Knowledge E | 23rd-24th November 2017: Teaching Excellence – Creating an Engaging Classroom (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

23rd-24th November 2017: Teaching Excellence – Creating an Engaging Classroom (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: November 23, 2017

End Date: November 24, 2017

Venue: Military Medical Academy, Cairo, Egypt


This workshop will aim to provide tools and practices for creating immersive and engaging learning environments. In this workshop, you will overview active learning theory and strategies used to engage students. This course will build upon the contextual framework established in previous workshops and will address practical tools and strategies that can be used in the classroom.


This Course is intended for those involved in ‘teaching’ medical students who wish to develop an understanding of how we can improve learning through their ‘teaching’ practice.


Carrie Elzie
Program Director, Contemporary Human Anatomy Master’s Program
A/Prof. Pathology & Anatomy
Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA

Associate Professor Elzie is a Postdoctoral Fellow of Vanderbilt University, possess a PhD of Pathology, and holds an undergraduate degree in Biology. She is a member Southern Group on Education Affairs (Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (LIME) special interest group, the Association of American Medical Colleges Social Media in Education Working Group, the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, the International Association of Medical Science Educators, and the American Association of Anatomists.

She currently teaches in the Department of Pathology & Anatomy and leads her academic area as the Program Director for Contemporary Human Anatomy Master’s Program at Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA. Formerly, she acted as the Director of Gross Anatomy and Director of Basic Science Education the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

Associate Professor Elzie is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including 2 Crystal Apple Awards, the Outstanding Faculty Award, multiple Best lecturer award, and the Dale J. Benos award for Excellence in Pre-Clinical Medical Education. She has directed and/or taught more than 50 courses and has extensively published and presented on topics related to teaching medical education.