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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators

After-TIME Workshop Series

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.

Treinens Conference Room, 1M-209 (Unless otherwise noted below)
Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, 303 E. Superior St., Mezzanine Level

See workshop details below for presenters and learning objectives.


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.


 2019-2020 Workshop Schedule

2020 After-TIME Workshop Series Schedule

February 18, 2020: "Curriculum Development Made Simple"
Robyn Bockrath, MD and Lindsay Koressel, MD
March 17, 2020: "Facilitating Mid/End-of-Rotation Feedback Conversations"
Mary McBride, MD, MEd and Priya Jain, MD
April 21, 2020: "Workplace-Based Assessment: Assessing the Learner in the Clinical Setting"
Brigid Dolan, MD, MEd
May 19, 2020: "Teaching and Learning in Small Groups”
Walter Eppich, MD, PhD

June 16, 2020: "How Learning Theory Shapes Educational Practice"
Karen Mangold, MD, MEd
July 21, 2020: "Using learning objectives to guide your educational sessions"
David H Salzman, MD, MEd
August 18, 2020: "Make Learning Stick: Cognitive Strategies to Promote Active Learning"
Mobola Campbell-Yesufu, MD, MPH and Meredith Bone, MD

 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.


Contact for more details.

 Attend a Workshop

 Workshop Learning Objectives and CME Credit Information

January 21, 2020: "Facilitating Learning in Large Group Settings"

Treinens Conference Room (1M-209)
Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, 303 E. Superior St., Mezzanine Level

Session Moderator:

Nabil Issa, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care) and Medical Education

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Facilitate large group learning
2. Use low tech educational strategies to promote learner engagement
3. Make your lectures more effective

Credit Designation Statement
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Dr. Nabil Issa has nothing to disclose.  The course director Dr. Walter Eppich has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: Clara J. Schroedl, MD, Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education, Sheryl Corey, Manager of Continuing Medical Education, Jen Banys, Rhea Alexis Banks and Allison McCollum.

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.

Sponsored by the Department of Medical Education


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.

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