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An annual "Innovations in Health Science Education" conference is sponsored by the six health science campuses within The University of Texas System. Each meeting includes nationally-recognized invited speakers together with local participants. Although organized and sponsored by The University of Texas System, all those interested in health science education are invited to attend.


 The 2021 Innovation in Health Science Education Annual Conference.

February 19-20, 2021


Conference Site and Registration:

"Pivoting to Transform Health Science Education: How We Learned to Teach During a Pandemic"

Virtual Conference 
Chair of Organizing Committee: Khaled M. Elsayes, MD
Conference Chair: Larry Driver, MD  

Call for Submissions 

The Call for Submissions is now open for the 2021 Shine Academy Innovations Conference!! Proposals are being accepted for poster/oral abstract presentations, conference workshops, pre-conference workshops, roundtable discussions, and small group discussions. A brief description of each of the submission types is included at the submission link below. 

The deadline to submit is Monday, October 5th – no late submissions will be accepted! 

To submit your proposals/abstracts, please click on the link: or copy and paste into your browser.