Roland ‘Red’ Hiss Lecture, Medical Education Scholars Program Research Symposium coming June 7

April 26, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

On June 7 from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Michigan League, the Department of Learning Health Sciences will hold its annual Roland “Red” Hiss Event. This event honors the life and work of Dr. Red Hiss and celebrates the accomplishments of Scholars in the Medical Education Scholars Program.

The program schedule includes:

2:30-3:30 p.m.: MESP Research Symposium

3:30-5 p.m.: Hiss Lecture

The 2022 Roland “Red” Hiss Lecture will be given by Louito Edje, M.D., MHPE, associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Edje is a graduate of the U-M Medical School, where she was president of the medical school student body. She began her path to medicine at age 16 when she pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in physiology at Michigan State University. In 2012, Edje was selected as the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Physician of The Year. She currently oversees the education of more than 700 residents and fellows.

Edje was recently elected to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Council on Medical Education. She is actively speaking globally on viruses, variants and vaccine hesitancy via multiple media platforms as a Moderna trial participant.