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Keys to Effective Negotiating at Work, at Home, and in Life – December 10, 2015

Key concepts in negotiating will be discussed. Using Fisher and Ury’s classic negotiating book, “Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In,” as a point of departure strategies on how to approach and conduct negotiations will be discussed with real-life examples from the COM and elsewhere. Objectives: After this…

Promoting Resilience in Medicine ( PRIMe) – January 20, 2016

Description/Objectives: At the end of the presentation, the participants are expected to be able to: 1. Define the concepts of mindfulness, resilience, burnout and compassion fatigue 2. Recognize the relationship of these traits/states to burnout and compassion fatigue 3. Learn brief “on-the spot” practices to…

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…

RSVP for the COM Faculty Appreciation Reception on April 1, 2015

UF College of Medicine Dean, Michael L. Good, MD, cordially invites you and your guest to attend the Faculty Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Please join us as we celebrate all of our faculty and award-winning researchers, educators and clinicians.  The event will take place from 6:00pm…

Medical Education Week-April 6-10, 2015

Goal:  Each year, a week’s schedule of events is planned and implemented by the Society of Teaching Scholars in collaboration with the Office of Educational Affairs to recognize and nurture the education programs at the College of Medicine. About the Event:  Medical Education Week, including…

Small Group Teaching – February 25, 2015

This presentation will begin with a review of the benefits of small group teaching and the characteristics of an effective small group discussion.  Dr. Shelley Collins will then lead a discussion the dynamics of being the leader of a small group.  We will work through a variety of real…

UF Promotion Guidelines: Examination of the Clinical Portfolio

This workshop is designed for those who have a primary assignment in the clinical arena who will need a strong Clinical Portfolio to successfully achieve promotion. A short discussion describing the components of the Clinical Portfolio will be followed by a presentation of examples from actual documents of those…

Beyond the Basics: Team Based Learning Facilitation Skills

Providing student teams with quality learning materials is only the beginning of the TBL experience. One early challenge new TBL faculty face is facilitating discussions that reinforce the significance of application exercises and assess mastery of learning objectives. This workshop will provide useful facilitation strategies to faculty who are…