September 9 Sep 9
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday Wed


Sara Kreimer, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor,
Pedriatic Hematology/Oncology 

Mary Riordan, MA

Residency and Fellowship Coordinator,
Medical Genetics Programs in Pediatrics

ENGAGE Teaching Fundamentals: “Zoom” In: Taking a Closer Look at Successful Virtual Teaching Tools

Sara Kreimer, MD - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & Mary Riordan, MA - Medical Genetics

In this session, attendees will develop an understanding of virtual teaching principles and strategies for success. We will review the basic features of Zoom, Google Docs, and Poll Everywhere, and highlight the lesser known, but critical elements of these platforms. Through active engagement, participants will also learn to use additional online resources that enhance learning and satisfaction in the virtual teaching environment. 

This session will be available on Zoom.

Session Registration

ENGAGE | Teaching Fundamentals

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
12:00PM to 1:00PM

*For all Stanford Faculty & Staff. Please use your Stanford, SHC, or LPCH email address to join. CME credit is available for participating in this session.

Education Goals

  • Understand the rationale for virtual teaching and its benefits and challenges  
  • Identify keys to success and elements to avoid in virtual teaching  
  • Cultivate ability to utilize online tools to promote engagement and learning in virtual teaching environments 

CME credit certifcate is available on the Stanford Center of CME website, account login required:

Global Objectives

  • Utilize best practices in teaching and delivering feedback to improve effectiveness as educators.
  • Identify personal leadership style and apply leadership techniques to promote change.
  • Design educational scholarship studies that incorporate best practices in scholarly design and methodology


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal:

Disclosure to Learners
In accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), all speakers, planners and/or persons who can influence the CME content must disclose to learners any relationships with commercial interests providing products or services that are relevant to the content of this CME activity and/or the content of this presentation. The Stanford Medicine Physician Wellness Forum activity content is not related to ACCME defined commercial interests, therefore the planners, speakers, and moderators have no relevant financial relationships to identify and no conflicts of interest to disclose.