enrich weekEducational Research & Innovations in Clinical & Health Sciences (ENRICH) Week is an annual conference for healthcare educators that promotes teaching skills, fosters curriculum innovation, and showcases research in health education for the 21st century. Formerly RIME Week, the event was renamed in 2020 to be inclusive of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship among all health-related fields. 

ENRICH Week 2022

Poster Session

View Poster Session Winners

Keynote Presentation

"How interprofessional educators can play a significant role in building inclusive healthy communities"

Bob Lujano, M.S., author and world-class paralympic athlete, information specialist for the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) UAB/Lakeshore Foundation Research Collaborative.

Watch this year’s keynote address


Emerging Educators Workshop

Thank you to our featured facilitators for sharing their expertise!

  • Lauren Nassetta, MD: Five to Thrive while You Drive: Keys to Joy and Resilience for Educators

  • Melissa Hawkins, MA-TESOL, EdS: Engaging in Teaching that Reached All Students

  • Catherine Buttrey, JD: Accessible Course Design & Instruction

For more information, contact:
Chair, Greg Pavela, PhD
Co-Chair, Rebekah Weil, MD
Program Manager, Jerry Friedman, MPH

ENRICH Week Archives

  • 2021

    Poster Session

    You can still view the ENRICH week poster session online. Congratulations to our poster session winners!

    Clinical Vignettes Category Winner
    Brown Recluse Bites: Identification, Differentiation, and Treatment
    Mack Bozman; Kym Middleton, MD; Christopher Johnson, MD

    Innovations Category Winner
    Artificial Intelligence Literacy: Preparing Residents for the future of Radiology
    Jordan Perchik, MD; Andrew Smith, MD; Asser Abou Elkassem, MD; Houman Sotoudeh, MD

    Research and Scholarship Category Winner(s)
    “What’s in a Shame?” Improving Timely Completion of Clerkship Evaluations with QI
    Michelle D. Veters, MD; Brian May, MD, MEd; Erinn O. Schmit, MD, MEd; Chang L. Wu, MD, MSCR; and Stephanie Berger, MD
    The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Team Dynamics
    Steve Otero; Christine Loyd, PhD; Samantha Giordano-Mooga, PhD; and N. Robert Estes II, PhD

    Keynote Address

    The recording of the session "The Shame Conversation: Authentically engaging with the risk of shame in the health professions" was delivered by Will Bynum, M.D., Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health at Duke University.

    Emerging Educators Workshop

    Miss out on the workshop? You can watch the Emerging Educators Workshop presentations online.
    Thank you to our wonderful presenters for sharing their expertise with attendees!

    • Brook Hubner, PhD & Kelley Swatzell, PhD: “Connecting the Dots from Accreditation to the Classroom”
    • Ryan Kraemer, MD, FACP: “Practical Application of Kolb’s Learning Theory”
    • Michelle Brown PhD, MS, MLS(ASCP) SBB: “How Simulation Can Enhance Your Teaching”
  • 2020

    Medical Grand Rounds

    “Weaving Meaning and Well-Being with Narrative Medicine”
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP-London 
    Professor and Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education and Well-Being
    Department of Medicine (Chattanooga) and Department of Medical Education (Memphis)
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center

    ENRICH Week Fellows Workshop

    “Survive - and Thrive- in the Virtual Educational Space”
    Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020