Generation Z: the new kids on the block
Date & Time
Monday, June 10, 2019, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Geoffrey Talmon
While the characteristics of Millennial learners have been widely discussed with regard to medical education, a new generation of learners will soon be entering health education: Generation Z. Despite their relative youth, a great deal is already known about this group. Although they share many similarities to their Millennial predecessors, key differences may have impact in how Gen Z students' preferences, perspectives, and motivations related to professional training. This session will review the basics of the generations active in medical education today with particular focus on the characteristics of Generation Z students. Following this session, audience members will be able to:
  1. Differentiate characteristics of Millennial and Generation Z learners
  2. Discuss the impact of Generation Z students’ preferences and tendencies on medical education
  3. Develop potential strategies for better engaging Generation Z health professions student
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Session moderated by Peter de Jong.
Location Name
Roanoke Ballroom A-D
Full Address
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave NW
Roanoke, VA 24016
United States
Session Type