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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.

 

Contact FAME@northwestern.edu for more details.

 Attend a Workshop

 Workshop Learning Objectives and CME Credit Information

September 27, 2019: "Getting Promoted as a Medical Educator"

9th Annual Medical Education Day, Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center and Simpson-Querrey Biomedical Research Center, 303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION DAY


Session Moderator:

Walter Eppich, MD, MEd
Director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine and Medical Education

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Outline the expectations for academic promotion in the clinician educator track at Feinberg
2. Identify opportunities to develop areas of sustained excellence and achievement in education
3. Access resources within the Department of Medical Education and Feinberg

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
The moderator and 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


October 15, 2019: "Creating Supportive Learning Environments"

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

Session Moderator:

Walter Eppich, MD, MEd
Director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine and Medical Education

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the role of psychological safety in medical education
2. Outline strategies to establish supportive yet challenging learning environments
3. Identify threats to psychological safety in clinical education

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
The moderator and 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


November 19, 2019: "Teaching and Learning on Rounds"

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

Session Moderator:
TBD

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the influence of patient rounds on high quality care.
2. Explain how educational excellence on rounds complements clinical and teamwork skills in the service of high quality care.
3. Discuss improve effective and time-efficient strategies for teaching on rounds

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
Speaker information and disclosure will be provided before the event. 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


December 17, 2019: "Understanding Workplace Learning Modules and Mechanisms"

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

Session Moderator:

Walter Eppich, MD, MEd
Director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine and Medical Education

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the essential role of workplace learning in clinical education
2. Differentiate formal and non-formal learning in clinical education
3. Discuss the impact of social context on learning from clinical practice

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
The moderator and 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


 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 fame@northwestern.edu. See our page of past workshops for examples.

 Resources

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