About the Sponsor

Nova Southeastern University and NSU Health Professions Division's Institute for Educational Research are proud to sponsor the seventh meeting of the biennial Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS).

About NSU

Located on a beautiful 314-acre campus in Fort Lauderdale, NSU has more than 29,000 students and is the largest independent institution of higher education in Florida. Nova Southeastern University is the largest independent institution of higher education in the Southeast, and it is the seventh largest independent institution nationally. NSU awards associate's, bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. The university is comprised of undergraduate, graduate and professional schools of osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, optometry, health care sciences, nursing, medical sciences, dental medicine, law, marine biology and oceanography, business and entrepreneurship, computer and information sciences, humanities, conflict resolution, family therapy, interdisciplinary studies, education, psychology and counseling, and family programs.

The institution also enjoys an excellent reputation for its programs for families offered through the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development and University School, including innovative parenting, preschool, primary, and secondary education programs. Learn more about NSU.

About NSU-HPD Institute for Educational Research

The mission of the NSU-HPD Institute for Educational Research is to provide leadership for program improvement through educational research in the health professions, and to strengthen the capacity for conducting research on the broad range of issues that influence the focus and quality of education in the health professions.