Roland ‘Red’ Hiss Lecture and Medical Education Scholars Program Research Symposium
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
2:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us on June 7, 2022, from 2:30-5:00pm for the Department of Learning Health Sciences’ 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.
2:30-3:30: MESP Research Symposium
3:30-5:00: Hiss Lecture
5:00-6:30: Reception and Recognition of MESP Graduates
The 2022 Roland “Red” Hiss Lecture will be given by Louito Edje, MD, MHPE, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Dr. Edje is a graduate of the University of Michigan 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, Dr. Edje was selected as the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Physician of The Year. She is currently the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center where she oversees the education of over 700 residents and fellows. Dr. Edje holds dual appointments as a professor in the Department of Medical Education and the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She is also a board-certified family physician practicing at UC Health and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. 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.