Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators

Faculty Development Workshops

Faculty attending a workshop.

These workshops cover a range of development topics, including adult learning theory, giving feedback, writing test questions, assessment, curriculum development, team-based learning, screencasting, large-group teaching, active learning and mentoring and simulation instructor training. They’re open to all Feinberg faculty educators.

Monthly Workshops

Third Tuesday of the month, 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Workshop locations indicated below.

See workshop details below for presenters and learning objectives.

Join the Training Program

Faculty members can complete the Feinberg Medical Educators Training Program by attending eight faculty development workshops over the course of one academic year.

We want to build a strong community of medical educators and hope that program participants will find inspiration in these workshops and feel encouraged to strive for excellence in their teaching careers.

Congratulations to Jonathan B. Strauss, MD, MBA, assistant professor of Radiation Oncology, for completing the program in 2016.

 Attend a Workshop

 Workshop Learning Objectives and CME Credit Information

August 21st: "Teaching and Learning in Small Groups"
Feinberg School of Medicine, 240 E Huron St., McGaw Pavilion Lower Concourse, Room 0-355 VR Room and Lake Forest Hospital, 1000 Westmoreland Rd, Pavilion B, Lower Level, Medical Staff Office
Walter Eppich, MD, MEd
Director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Medical Education
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the success factors for facilitating learning in small groups
2. Implement strategies to promote group discussion and reflection
3. Manage learners who are quiet OR talk a lot

Credit Designation Statement
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Dr. Karen Mangold, Dr. James Schroeder, Jr, Dr. David Salzman, Dr. Robyn Bockrath, Dr. Sharon Unti, Dr. Marianne Green, and Dr. Brigid Dolan have nothing to disclose. Course director Dr. Walter Eppich has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME leadership and staff have nothing to disclose.

Accreditation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

 Schedule a Workshop

If you would like more information about scheduling a faculty development workshop for your team or leading one of your own, please call 312-503-4020 or email See our page of past workshops for examples.


Great teachers who inspire and nurture are crucial to Feinberg's goal of training future leaders in healthcare. The following resources can assist Feinberg's educators in the continued development of their skills as health professionals.

Writing Learning Objectives