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Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership and Management Tool – October 16, 2014

What is Appreciative Inquiry? Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a collaborative, strength-based approach to both personal and organizational development. Objectives:  The focus of this workshop will be on developing leadership and change capacities through Appreciative Inquiry. Prior knowledge of AI is not required. After attending this session, you will be…

Making EPIC Work for ME

This workshop will be a hands-on experience that will enhance your ability to navigate Chart review, utilize preference lists, and personalize order sets in EPIC.  In addition, we will introduce users to ambulatory efficiency concepts and the reporting workbench, which allows generation of provider- specific reports. Seating…

Faculty as Teachers (FasT)

The Faculty as Teachers (FasT) program provides an introduction to key educational elements. The first step is learning how to write effective learning objectives – participants are given tools to practice writing learning objectives across the domains of knowledge, skills and attitudes. The next step is, based on their…

How to Succeed in Academic Medicine: Dos and Don’ts in Planning for Advancement

Dr. Marian Limacher will lead an interactive session on “How to Succeed in Academic Medicine: Dos and Don’ts in Planning for Advancement.” Participants will discuss the components of professionalism, time-management, skills development and goal setting. An overview of the Promotion and Tenure process will also be presented. Objectives: Identify key…

Pearls of Clinical Teaching

Dr. L. Chad Hood will present a review of resources available to faculty, lessons learned from students and residents on the wards, and special modalities for enhancing teaching.  The advice and experience of the audience is welcome. Objectives: Learn how to find and apply evaluations from trainees. Develop and…

Small Group Teaching – June 18, 2014

This presentation will begin with a review of the benefits of small group teaching and the characteristics of an effective small group discussion.  We will then discuss the dynamics of being the leader of a small group.  We will work through a variety of real life scenarios and problem…

Constructing a Meaningful Narrative Assessment

This seminar will briefly review the principles of effective feedback. The language of RIME (UME) and milestones (GME) will be introduced to improve the vocabulary of feedback. Participants will have the opportunity to review de-identified narrative assessments and use them to create a summative narrative assessment applying the principles…

Grant Writing Basics

April 15, 2014 The NIH is a critical driver for research and innovation in the US. However, grant writing is a daunting task for two main reasons: the application is complex and consists of many forms, while the odds of getting funded are small and getting smaller. In such and…

Creating Endurable Change: How to Develop Medical Education Curricula

Come with projects and ideas in hand to this interactive workshop where expert facilitators will help you use Kern’s six-step approach to develop your medical education curriculum. Facilitators: H. Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, University of Chicago Nicole Paradise Black, MD, MEd, University of Florida Erik W.