Media Contact:Phone: 516-463-7202
Date: Apr 15, 2011
The Invaders From Mars, With Commentary From Bobbie Burns - The Value of Reflection
The sixth lecture in the series The Complete Physician: Educating Tomorrow’s Caregivers
Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 3 p.m.
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Goldman Conference Room, First Floor
350 Community Drive
Manhasset, New York 11030
Martin A. Samuels, M.D.
Chair of the Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dr. Martin A. Samuels is a well-known and respected teacher of medicine. A native of Cleveland,Ohio, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, wherehe developed a passion for liberal education and learned the vital role of a great teacher. Whilein medical school at the University of Cincinnati, he developed relationships with a number ofluminaries who became his mentors and role models. He trained in internal medicine at BostonCity Hospital, serving as medical chief resident in 1974, and in neurology and neuropathology at Massachusetts General Hospital.After his formal training, he joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and rose to the rank of full professor, one of the first to bepromoted to that rank at Harvard by teacher clinician criteria.
His teaching skills in every capacity are legendary. At the bedside, in the small conference room, from the podium and in variousmedia – including audio and videotapes – he is known as the consummate educator, fusing humor and scientific rigor. He hasserved as visiting professor at hundreds of medical schools and hospitals around the world. The objective record of his teachingaccomplishments and clinical skill is extraordinary. He has been recognized and honored by virtually every neurological and medicalorganization. Based on evaluations from course participants, Dr. Samuels is by far the most highly ranked teacher in the history ofHarvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Medical Education.
Dr. Samuels was the long-standing director of the Harvard Longwood Neurology Residency and is the co-founder of the HarvardPartners Neurology Residency, widely regarded as the most sought-after program of its kind. He has been awarded numerous prizesby the residents in both the Harvard Longwood Neurology Residency and the Harvard Partners Neurology Residency. His impact onmedical student education is no less impressive. Dr. Samuels was the first recipient of the Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize forExcellence in Teaching, and, over the years, he has received virtually every teaching accolade offered at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Samuels is the founding chair of the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is the foremost expert in theworld on the interface between neurology and other fields of medicine.
This event is free and open to the public. For information or to register, please call 516-463-7202 or register online.