Office of Medical Education Faculty Development Events

2013-2014 Faculty Development Workshops

The Office of Medical Education invites Faculty and Staff to register for the 2013-2014 Faculty Development Workshops to explore and discuss important themes in medical education.

Office of Medical Education Journal Club (OME JC)

All faculty and staff are invited to join Dr. John Wiecha and Dr. Gail March in informal and lively conversations about current topics in medical education by reviewing selected journal articles. The OME JC meets at noon on November 15th. CME credit is available. Contact Gail March to receive the articles electronically before the club meeting times.

Community of Practice in Faculty Development (CoP-FD)

For all those interested in faculty development on BUMC, this is the opportunity to meet and share your innovative ideas. CoP-FD meetings take place every 3 months at noon and include presentations, lots of thought-provoking exchanges and a light lunch. The next meeting is December 10 at noon. Contact Gail March to receive the meeting topics, dates, and room assignments.

John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day Preparation

Each Spring, the faculty, staff, and students gather to talk about medical education for one day of presentations, workshops, posters, and exhibitors.Start now to prepare your presentations, workshops, or posters for the John McCahan Medical Campus Day in the Spring  by contacting Gail March to receive templates and best practices suggestions.Check out last year’s event.

Workplace Faculty Development

Contact Gail March or call (617)414-7440 for more information about scheduling or customizing a presentation for your department or clinical site based on your  instructional needs. An sample list of topics that are available:

  1. Designing a Course for the BUSM Curriculum
  2. Planning Instruction for Today’s Medical Student
  3. An Easy Way to Write Learning Objectives
  4. Organizing a Syllabus and Blackboard Site
  5. An Interactive Lecture
  6. Teaching with TurningPoint Audience Response System
  7. Facilitating Small Groups of Students
  8. Best Practices for Using PowerPoint
  9. Assessing Student Professionalism
  10. Writing Multiple-Choice-Question Test items
  11. Designing and Developing Medical Education Research
  12. Giving Effective Student Feedback

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