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FAME Education Excellence Workshops

The FAME Education Excellence Workshops cover a range of faculty 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. FAME Education Excellence Workshops are offered monthly, on the third Thursday of the month. View topics and recordings of previous sessions below

Next Workshop:

Thursday, June 13, 12:00-1:15 p.m.

Using Social Media to Enhance Medical Education

Speakers:
Judith A Gadde, DO, MBA
Associate Professor of Radiology (Pediatric Radiology) and Medical Education

Learning Objectives: 
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how to use social media professionally.
  2. Identify opportunities for creating interactive exercises and self-assessments.

Dr. Gadde will present a live demonstration of BookWidget, an app that enables teachers to develop interactive educational content and assessments for their students.

Download free trial here

 

Location: 

Zoom (join via livestream)

Register for the FAME Education Excellence Workshop

Upon registering for a FAME Education Excellence Workshop, you will receive an Outlook calendar invite from FAME. To claim CME/CEU credit for this course, you must complete this survey within 48 hours of the event.

 

 Save the Date: Upcoming FAME Education Excellence Workshops

July 18, 2024 - Cognitive Load Theory to Create PowerPoint Slides that Engage Rather Than Overwhelm

Speaker: Amanda Emke, MD, MHPE

 Previous FAME Education Excellence Workshops

How Learning Theory Shapes Your Educational Practice

Speakers: Anisha Kshetrapal, MD and Lucas Bruton, MD | Date: May 16, 2024

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

  1. Identify how learning theory can shape educational practice and instructional design decisions
  2. Relate published research in learning theory to their current role as medical educators
  3. Discuss how the research might inform or change their teaching

View Learning Theory Recording

Session PowerPoint

 

Supporting Faculty as Educators Utilizing the Clinician Educator Milestones

Speakers: Clara J. Schroedl, MD, MS; Melissa D. Bregger, MD, FACP ; Timothy Rowe, MD ; Emily Olsen, MD | Date: April 18, 2024

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

  1. Describe the ACGME/ACCME/AAMC Clinician Educator (CE) Milestones Project.
  2. Identify opportunities for utilizing the milestones for self-assessment.
  3. Propose faculty development opportunities for addressing milestones.
  4. Apply the milestones to career transitions to assess longitudinal growth and development as educators.

View Clinician Educator Milestones Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon

 

Curriculum Development Made Simple

Speakers: Robyn Bockrath, MD, MEd and Lindsay Koressel, MD, MEd | Date: March 21, 2024

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

  1. Describe the six steps of curriculum development for medical education.
  2. Identify strategies for designing curricula in your practice as an educator.

View Curriculum Development Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon



Integrating AI in Medical Education: Quickstart with Streamlit and LLMs  

Speaker: David M Liebovitz, MD | Date: February 15, 2024

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

  1. Summarize the functionalities of Streamlit and the role of LLMs in enhancing medical education, leveraging insights from pre-session homework.
  2. Create a simple Streamlit app that incorporates a basic LLM feature, demonstrating an understanding of the integration process.
  3. Identify resources for further learning and development in Streamlit and LLM applications in medical education.

View LLM Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon




Establishing and Aligning Expectations in Mentoring Relationships 

Speaker: Kenzie A Cameron, PhD, MPH | Date: January 18, 2024

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:
  1. Examine existing expectations in your current mentoring relationships; question which expectations need to be revisited or discussed.
  2. Recognize and describe how one can apply a variety of tools to promote alignment in mentoring relationships.
  3. Choose 1-2 behavior changes you can enact in the next 3-6 months to improve alignment in your mentoring relationships.

View Mentoring Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon



Building an Educator Portfolio or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust WordPress 

Speakers: Michael B. Spewak, MD and Lucas Bruton, MD | Date: December 21, 2023

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

  1. Understand the history and benefits of educational portfolios.
  2. Improve familiarity with the key components of an impactful portfolio.
  3. Establish clear goals for your own portfolio.
  4. Create an outline for your portfolio.

View Portfolio Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon



Adapting Questioning Strategies to Support Safe Learning Environments

Speaker: Rachel Moquin, EdD | Date: November 16, 2023

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

1. Understand psychological safety in learning environments.
2. Describe the impact questioning culture has on learner engagement.
3. Identify ways to tweak common questioning strategies to improve learner safety and engagement.

View Questioning Strategies Recording

Session PowerPoint Coming Soon



Hacks for Instructors: Saving Time by Using Generative AI

Speakers: Anna Luce and Rachel Goc, PhD | Date: October 19, 2023

The learning objectives of this presentation were to:

1. Identify ways GAI can be used to give responses, rather than answers.
2. Utilize GAI to help with brainstorming.

View Hacks for Instructors Recording

Download Session PowerPoint

 

 Session Resources

Great teachers who inspire and nurture are crucial to Feinberg's goal of training future leaders in healthcare. This document on Writing Learning Objectives can assist Feinberg's educators in the continued development of their skills as health professionals. To view more resources available through FAME, visit our Resources page.

 CME/CEU Credit

To claim CME/CEU credit for this course, you must complete this survey within 48 hours of the event.

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

Disclosure Statement
Drs. Schroedl, Bregger, Rowe, and Olson have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Course director Dr. Mary McBride has disclosed ongoing financial relationships with the following entity: American Heart Association (consulting fee). FSM’s CME Leadership, Review Committee, and Staff have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. All the relevant financial relationships for this/these individual(s) have been mitigated.

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. 

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