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Educational Certificate Series

Unconscious Bias – November 4, 2015

Biases are a part of human nature, and they impact our choices everyday. Though some are blatant, the majority of the biases that effect our choices are complicated and harder to detect. Unconscious bias can compromise diversity and inclusion efforts in admissions, curriculum development, counseling, and faculty…

Team-Based Learning at UF Fall Workshops

During the Fall 2015 semester, the Team-Based Learning Collaborative will be offering TBL workshops on Friday afternoons.  Some of the workshops will be repeated during the Spring 2016 semester at late afternoon/early evening times. Please visit the Health Science Center Faculty Development website for dates and registration…

Negotiating with your Chair for GME – October 14, 2015

In addition to patient care, scholarship, and other educational activities, Graduate Medical Education (GME) can play a vital role in contributing to the overall success of your department. As such, the negotiation and relationship between the program director and department chair are vital. A better understanding of…

Educational Scholarship Program Workshop Series

The Educational Scholarship Program (ESP) is excited to present a new online series of educational research skills development seminars during the UF 2017-2018 academic year.  This seminar series is intended to provide knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of education research, and to help UF faculty to…

ACGME: Friend or Foe – November 18, 2015

The ACGME’s accreditation system has undergone major changes. What once included biopic visits based upon accreditation cycle lengths (most program were visited and reviewed once every 4-5 years) has now changed to a system of continuous oversight and annual accreditation. Components now include a 10-year self-study visit…

Graduate Medical Education Funding

Graduate Medical Education(GME) is expensive. Medicare spends $9.8 billion, Medicaid spends $3.9 billion and the VA spends $1.4 billion to support GME. Hospitals, medical schools, states and local government spend money as well. With the variable funding streams and the number of entities involved financing GME is…

Clinical Teaching Pearls – August 27, 2015

Presented by Rob Hatch, MD, MPH, Professor of Community Health and Family Medicine and 2015 Clinical Science Teacher of the Year. Objectives:  Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to Recognize the need to know their audience Identify pearls of effective teaching techniques in clinical settings Reflect…

When to Call the Lawyers – December 2, 2015

Challenges to probation or dismissal? Allegations of discrimination? Threat of a lawsuit? Calling a lawyer is one of your first thoughts in these events. Legal advice can, however, be helpful long before a situation devolves to the point of a legal dispute. This presentation will provide an overview of…

Accommodations for Residents with Disabilities – December 9, 2015

The Accommodation for Residents with Disabilities workshop will provide an overview about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504). In addition, information about the services available on campus for staff and medical students will be discussed. Objectives: 1. Faculty will…

Mini-CEX Workshop – March 10, 2016

The Mini-CEX (Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise) is a 10-20 minute direct observation assessment or “snapshot” of a trainee-patient interaction. The goal of this session is to familiarize the participants with workplace-based assessments methods being used, with a focus on mini-CEX. It will highlight the importance of formative assessment in learning, review some of the…