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Ihsan (Suna) A. Elkhider, LL.B., MS.Ed

Title: Director of Instructional Design
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-455-7881

701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC, 29605



Suna has accumulated exceptional experience in educational technology. She has extensive experience with designing, developing, managing, and evaluating instructional materials and services. She leads the implementation and evaluation of educational technologies to meet the present and future needs of technology integration in medical curriculum. She has designed and developed web based and computer based instructional materials using variety of graphics and multimedia software. Suna perceives her strengths as her subject matter expertise, creativity, service, self-motivation, honesty and integrity, and teamwork.


Curriculum and Instruction; Medical Education

Professional Affiliations

Communication and building Committee 

Educational Resource Committee, LCME Institutional Self-study Committees for Final Accreditation 

Educational Resource Committee, LCME Institutional Self-study Committees for Provisional Accreditation 

Curriculum Committee: Greenville HeathCare Simulation Center

Group on Information Resource: Association of Medical Colleges AAMC

Group on Information Resource Leadership Institute: AAMC GIR

New Medical School Interest Group: Association of Medical Colleges AAMC

Educational Technology Interest Group:  Association of Medical Colleges AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs

USCSOMG Distinction Tracks Team

USCSOMG Lifestyle Medicine Taskforce Team

Brain Injury Leadership Academy

Annual Stroke awareness program (USCSOMG, GHS, American Heart association)

Transforming Medical School Blog


Khalil, M.K., Elkhider, I.A., Ingiaimo, M., and Johnson, T.E. (2016). Utilization of Team Process Framework in Improving Small-Group Learning in Medical Education. Medical Science Educator, pp1-12

Khalil, M.K. and Elkhider, I.A. (2016). Applying learning theories and instructional design models for effective instruction. Advances in physiology education, 40: 147-156.

Elkhider, I.A., Ingiaimo, M. (2015, April). Flipping the Classroom by Design: Engaging the Med School Student. Workshop presented at AAMC SGEA meeting, Charlotte, NC

Elkhider, I.A., Crespo, L.M., Knappburger, R. (2015, June) Strategies for Successful Technology Integration: A Roadmap for New Medical Schools. Poster presented at AAMC GIR meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Blumer, M., Jindal, M., Elkhider, I.A., Pace, T., Wagner, J.P. (2016, March). Assessing Clinical Reasoning Skills with Script Concordance Testing. Poster presented at Med Education Day, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC

Elkhider, I.A., Ingiaimo, M. (2016, June). How to Create Viral Instructional Video to Engage the Med School Student. Workshop presented at AAMC GIR meeting. Ontario, Canada.

Elkhider I. A. (2016). On Being Bold: The Interactive Learning Environment. Transforming Medical School Blog

Elkhider I. A. (2016). The Past Four Years: A Reflection. Transforming Medical School Blog

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