Programming and Events

What We're Working On

The Programming and Events team is responsible for coordinating educationally focused symposia, speakers series, fellowship programs, and learning communities. This team also will be responsible for the campus-wide promotion of LEAPS programming through communication within their schools.

2nd Annual LEAPS Symposium: Navigating the Technology Landscape in Graduate and Professional Education

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Where: SMC Campus Center 

Program to Include:

Propose a Session:

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for sessions related to advances and best practices related to technology use in education, learning, and assessment.

Submissions will be peer-reviewed for impact in the following areas:

  • Evidence based assessments
  • Education and technology
  • Simulations and standardized patients
  • Virtual learning
  • E-learning accessibility

Submit your proposal here by March 1, 2024.

Presenters to be notified by March 15, 2024.


Our Team

  • Carol O’Neil, PhD, RN, CNE, School of Nursing (Co-Chair) 
  • Monica Schneider, DDS, School of Dentistry (Co-Chair) 
  • Martha Ertman, JD, Carey School of Law  
  • Leah Sera, PharmD, MA, BCPS, School of Pharmacy 
  • Nidhi Goel, MD, MHS, School of Medicine  
  • Linda Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, School of Medicine  
  • Isabell May, PhD, Graduate School  
  • Glenn Canares, DDS, MSD, School of Dentistry  
  • Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, FNP-BC, School of Nursing  
  • Tamara Hicks, PhD, MSW, School of Social Work