SoME Webinar


The Section on Medical Education hosts webinars 4x times a year.  Each webinar features a content expert as well as several panelists.  The webinars are broken into several sections to facilitate interaction between the panelists and the audience.

If you have suggestions for webinar topic, would like to host a webinar, or have the names of junior faculty who might benefit from participation as a panelist, please contact Lekshmi Santhosh, MD.

We use a web-based platform, which allows real-time discussion online. Active participation in the session is encouraged.

If you are interested in joining the Section of Medical Education, please update your member profile and designate Section on Medical Education as your section. As a member of ATS you may join an unlimited number of sections. You may access the form by clicking here.

Upcoming Webinar:

Do you have an upcoming conference to attend?

Are you unsure of how best to advertise yourself or your research?

Do you have trouble telling people your interests and background in a succinct fashion?

Does your current elevator pitch require 35 floors?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then you won’t want to miss the next Section of Medical Education webinar entitled: Elevate yourself: Tools and tips to craft a successful elevator pitch 

To be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 3pm EST/2 pm CST

To register for this webinar, please click here:

Please join us and our special discussant, Dr. Kristina Dzara, as we go through the steps of crafting an informative and memorable elevator pitch just in time for you to shine at the ATS International Conference.  Attendees will discuss the merits of an elevator pitch and learn how to present their experience and skills in a concise, impactful fashion.  Dr. Dzara is a PhD Medical Educator with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Macy Institute, and Northeastern University.  She recently published a piece in Academic Medicine Journal, “Going up? Tips for the Medical Educator’s Elevator Pitch.”


Kristina Dzara, PhD MMSc
Instructor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School 

Jacqueline O’Toole, DO
TIME Co-Vice Chair of Programing
PCCM Fellow- Johns Hopkins University

Rachel Quaney, MD
TIME Co-Vice Chair of Outreach
PCCM Fellow- The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Nancy Stewart, DO MS
TIME Co-Vice Chair of Programing
Sleep Fellow- University of Nebraska Medical Center

Michelle Sharp, MD MHS
TIME Chair
PCCM Fellow- Johns Hopkins University

Lekshmi Santhosh, MD
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California-San Francisco (UCSF)


Trainees Interested in Medical Education (TIME) as part of the Section on Medical Education @ATSMedEd @KristinaDzara  


Past Webinars:

Last Reviewed: April 2019