Event Details

Location: Zoom
Event Category: Workshop
Sponsor: UK College of Medicine, Office of Faculty Affairs and Development
Speaker: April Hatcher, MD, Lillian Sims, PhD, Katie Twist, MD, and Raven Piercey, PhD

Additional Event Information

Addressing Dwindling Student Engagement: A Deep Dive Into Students' Narratives on Class Attendance

This session will explore recent trends in decreasing preclinical classroom attendance and engagement and ways educators can respond to this changing reality.


By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss factors contributing to decreasing class attendance
  2. Apply student feedback to shape classroom engagement efforts


April Hatcher, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Lillian Sims, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Behavioral Health

Katie Twist, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Raven Piercey, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Health