MCG Twitter Conference


“Peering into the Looking Glass”: Professionalism and Professional Identity Formation in Health Professions Education

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Feb. 25 (EST)

Twitter #MCGConf2021PIF

“Peering into the Looking Glass":

Professionalism & Professional Identity Formation in Health Professions Education

We are bringing together scholars, practitioners, leaders, and learners to explore and advance our understanding and the study of professionalism and professional identity formation in the health professions.

Conference Schedule [PDF]

This Twitter-hosted Conference is sponsored by the Education Innovation Institute (EII) of the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University.


Presentation Format: twitter icon

Each author will present their topic in a 10-15 Tweet thread over a 15 minute scheduled time slot followed by 15 minutes for questions and discussion over Twitter.

Presentations may involve text, links, and multi-media (images, gifs, videos, etc.). 

They must be well planned and prepared. Even after the allotted time, the conversation can and often does continue.

A Presenter’s Guide with technical tips and guidance will be available for all presenters (and participants).

Diverse Methodological Approaches Welcome



Action Research and Program Evaluation


Commentary and Analysis

The Canadian Medical Education Journal (CMEJ) has published the accepted abstracts.

View Abstracts

Join the Conference On Twitter

We designed this conference hosted on Twitter based on successful models in other disciplines, and we are very excited to introduce this format to medical education. We hope you take this opportunity to share your scholarship with the international medical education community in this new way.

We are committed to ensuring that our presenters and their audiences are treated with respect as they participate in our conference. We reserve the right to take action if we determine that any presenter or audience member is exhibiting disrespect or harassing another conference participant. Find our full 'Code of Conduct' in our Presenter’s Guide. 

Access the Presenter's Guide

Thank you to our Conference Dignitaries: Dean David Hess, MD, EVP & Vice-Dean Doug Miller, MDCM, MBA



All presenters must register for the conference and pay a minimum fee of $35. Participants not presenting should also register for which the minimum fee is $0.00.

How to Register

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To help offset our expenses, we will provide options for both presenters and participants to choose to pay more based on ability to pay and personal appraisal of the value of the conference. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Marcel D’Eon, Director, EII (

Contact Us

Marcel F. D’Eon, PhD, Director
Joslyn Richards, Conference Administrator