Coming Events: Workshops, Lectures, Conferences : Activities at UMMSM

Preparing Learners to be the Experts we Need

Please join us in the discussion of how University of Toronto re-designed their medical school curriculum and the evidence behind what it takes to train physicians for the 21st century.

PRESENTERS: Marcus Law MD MBA MEd CCFP FCFP Associate Professor

Maria Mylopoulos, PhD Scientist & Associate Director

AFFILIATION: University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

DATE: January 10, 2019
TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
PLACE:  Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education Auditorium

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to:

  • Explain the imperative for adaptive expertise in medicine
  • Describe the evidence for developing  adaptive expertise through three pedagogical principles:
    -cognitive integration
    -productive struggle
    -meaningful variation
  • Describe a curriculum renewal designed according to these principles
  • Examine the challenges of evidence-based curricular change

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Open Access, Predatory Journals, Impact Factors, Data Repositories: What Does It All Mean?

Date:  Friday, October 26, 2018
Time:  12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Gordon Center Auditorium, Clinical Research Building (CRB)

At the end of this educational activity, participants will the able to:

* Review resources for legitimate Open-Access publishers
* Identify predatory journals
* Find resources for journal impact factors
* Choose the right Data Repositories
* Describe how OA can positively impact research and publishing

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Faculty Community Event

The Educational Development Office, Academic Technologies, and the Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education will be hosting a Faculty Community Event on Exploring New Directions in Medical Education.

Dean Henri Ford will be speaking on his vision for education and guest speaker Dr. Edward Hundert from Harvard Medical School will be joining us, as well.

October 5, 2018 from 11:30am to 5:00pm at the Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education Auditorium. Lunch and afternoon snacks will be served.

Please register via this link:

Faculty Development Monthly Workshop Series

The Educational Development Office is pleased to sponsor an upcoming Faculty Development Monthly Workshop Series, the 3rd Friday of every month from 12-1pm at the Calder Medical Library, 1st Floor.

The Kick-off session will be on April 18th, 2018.

Additional Opportunities:

Schedule One-on-One Consultations

Faculty Learning Community: Active Learning

Seeds Career Workshop

The Educational Development Office and Women in Academic Medicine are co-sponsoring a SEEDS Career Workshop: Presentational Skills and Career Networking Development through Theatrical Training presented by Prof. Laura Rikard

This workshop will be held on Friday March 23, 2018 after the EDO’s Grand Rounds from 1:15-5:00 PM in the Sylvester Support Services Building, Auditorium 110 (across the street from the Ronald Mc. Donald House). This will allow those attending the Grand Rounds which is held in the Rosenstiel (RMSB) Building enough time to walk over to the workshop location. Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

You can register for this event by clicking on this link

iSIM Research Course

This program is designed to provide participants with practical research skills that will enable them to become informed consumers of simulation education literature, effective collaborators in simulation education research, and carry out research studies. At a minimum, each participant will be able to carry out evaluations of simulation programs and/or centers.

December 5-6, 2016 at the Gorden Center for Research in Medical Education

Faculty Showcase Event

The Educational Development Office, the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, and Academic Technologies will be hosting a Faculty Showcase Event on Enriching Medical Education with Next Generation Solutions.

Friday, October 27, 2017 from 12pm to 4:30pm at the Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education Auditorium.

Writing a Case Report for Publication

This 1 hr interactive session covers the following learning objectives

  • Describe types of cases that may be appropriate for publication
  • Describe regulatory requirements of case reports
  • Apply a framework for reporting a case
  • List strategies for preparing a case report manuscript

Past sessions
Tuesday Dec 1, 2016 – 12:00-1:00PM
Location: JFK Medical Center – 4 South Conference Room
Presenter: Rose Maria van Zuilen

Thursday September 8, 2016 – 12:00-1:00PM
Location: Miami VA GRECC.Conference Room (CLC207)
Presenter: Leo Tamariz, MD

For additional information about these sessions or to arrange for a session in your department, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)