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Faculty for Tomorrow Webinars

Webinar 10: How to Give an Awesome Grand Rounds Presentation 

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Presenter: Randi Sokol, MD, MPH, MMedEd 

Join us for some simple yet important tools and approaches for delivering a robust, useful, and engaging Grand Rounds.  

Learn how to: 

  • Use Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction as an organizing framework for your Grand Rounds presentation
  • Create a focused Grand Rounds presentation with a few clear and succinct learning objectives that meet learners' needs
  • Implement various techniques for creating interactive learning sessions that play to the different ways people learn



Download webinar handouts:

Checklist to ensure an AWESOME grand rounds presentation

Gagné 9 steps of instruction - EXAMPLE

Gagné 9 steps of instruction - BLANK


Webinar 9: Using the Brain Rules to Blow Up Your Lectures and Make Learning Stick 

Friday, April 13, 2018
Presenter: Michael Tuggy, MD

Move beyond traditional didactic teaching. Employ strategies to keep your learners engaged and motivate them to retain and apply what they’ve learned. This presentation, based on John Medina’s book Brain Rules, identifies shortcomings of traditional teaching methods and offers alternative models for enhanced memory retention and improved understanding of core concepts. 



Webinar 8: How to Get Started Producing Scholarly Work

December 12, 2017
Panelists: Christopher Morley, PhD and Col. Dean Seehusen, MD, MPH

This interactive one-hour webinar, "How to Get Started Producing Scholarly Work," was presented on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, by panelists Christopher Morley, PhD, and Col. Dean Seehusen, MD, MPH. 

Learn how to:

  • Identify the four categories of scholarship defined in Boyer's Model
  • Evaluate a scholarly idea or hypothesis before developing a project
  • Gather resources for completing and disseminating scholarly work

This webinar recording is no longer available. 

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Webinar 7: Giving Feedback and Making It Stick

October 6, 2017
Panelists: Cathleen Morrow, MD, and Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD

In this 1-hour webinar for residents, faculty, and educators, our panelists Cathleen Morrow, MD, and Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD, FACP, explained how to provide specific, constructive, and meaningful feedback to learners. Learn to: 

  • Identify the qualities of effective feedback
  • Use effective structures or models for giving feedback
  • Engage learners in collaborative feedback 



Download the webinar handout with feedback scenarios for role play



Webinar 6: Effective Clinical Teaching

June 13, 2017
Panelists: Tracy A. Rydel, MD and Kenya Sekoni, MD

In this webinar for faculty and residents as educators, our panelists, Tracy A. Rydel, MD, and Kenya Sekoni, MD, will offer expert tips on clinical teaching skills for effective medical education. Topics covered will include how to: 



  • Teach effectively in the presence of patients
  • Provide a supportive clinical learning environment
  • Evaluate learners using direct observation methods

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Webinar 5: Essential Presentation Skills

March 8, 2017
Panelist: Jennifer Middleton, MD

In this webinar for faculty and residents as educators, Jennifer Middleton, MD, offered expert tips on creating engaging didactic presentations for effective medical education. Topics covered included how to: 

  • Design presentation content for maximum visual impact
  • Develop effective presentation delivery skills 
  • Align content with objectives and appropriate instructional strategies



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Webinar 4: Optimizing Learning: Styles and Strategies

December 9, 2016
Panelists: Julie G. Nyquist, PhD; Jeffrey Ring, PhD


In this webinar, our panelists offered expert tips on optimizing learning in medical school students and residents to an audience of faculty and residents as educators. Topics covered include how to:

  • Utilize principles of learning to promote learning
  • Identify barriers to learning
  • Cultivate a growth mindset in learners


Webinar 3: Professional Identity and Boundaries

October 4, 2016
Panelists: Timothy Daaleman, DO, MPH; Sarah Marks, MD; Randall Reitz, PhD

In this webinar, residents and new faculty can learn how to balance multiple roles in professional and social spheres, to navigate conflicts in practice, and to avoid common pitfalls during a transition into a faculty role.

Some of the topics covered include: 

  • The unique professional identity of academic medical faculty
  • Roles as a supervisor and mentor
  • The balancing of personal and professional responsibilities


Webinar 2: Structure and Funding of Residency Programs

June 14, 2016
Panelists: Wendy Biggs, MD; Tom Miller, MD

In this webinar, residents and new faculty can learn about the structures and roles within family medicine residency programs and leave with an understanding of how funding affects a residency program as a whole as well as an individual faculty member.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Basic financial skills that new faculty need
  • Common funding sources for residency programs and common major expense
  • How understanding residency program finances can help you advance your career


Webinar 1: What Is Academic Family Medicine?

April 12, 2016
Panelists: Natasha Bhuyan, MD; Rob Freelove, MD; Annie Rutter, MD, MS

In this webinar, participants were able to ask current faculty questions and discuss career opportunities in academic family medicine. The 60-minute webinar provides vital tips on how to choose a focus and find a good career fit. This is the first in a series of Faculty for Tomorrow webinars.



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