Programs and Events

Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy

General Information
In addition to connecting promising and passionate educators through cohort membership in the Academy, the Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy regularly hosts public events designed to nurture the love for lifelong learning across Nuvance Health. We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events and to explore our video library of past gatherings which continue to educate and inspire. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Lunch & Learn!

Lunch & Learn sessions are an initiative of the Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy to promote learning and connection in the larger Nuvance Health Community. 

Attendees will receive one CME credit.

Patiricia A. Tietjen Teaching Academy Lunch and Learn Events

The Teaching Academy was very excited to kick off the first fall Lunch & Learn session on Wednesday, September 28, from 12-1pm with an invited guest speaker, Dr. Neil Osheroff. Dr. Osheroff is a Professor of Biochemistry and Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and John G. Coniglio Chair in Biochemistry. Dr. Osheroff sits on numerous professional boards, committees, and associations within the world of medical education. He also has received the International Association of Medical Science Educators Distinguished Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Scholarship. Dr. Osheroff has published over 270 articles and has presented more than 400 scientific and educational talks in 37 countries.


Inaugural Grand Rounds of Nuvance Health's Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy

Dr. Patricia Rivera, a leading expert in the field of pulmonary medicine, presents on Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening to an in-person and virtual audience on June 30, 2022 at Danbury Hospital’s Creasy Auditorium. John M. Murphy, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, provides warm opening remarks for the event, held on the birthday of the late Dr. Tietjen



For more information, or to become a future Lunch & Learn! speaker, please email