Office for Faculty Development

Working to provide School of Medicine & Dentistry faculty with the tools to be current and effective academicians

The Office for Faculty Development strives to provide an institutional framework that includes a broad range of activities to help renew and assist faculty in their multiple academic roles. These activities are designed to improve the knowledge and skills essential to their performance as educators, and to assist faculty members in gaining a better understanding of academic career development, mentoring, and leadership.

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Faculty Development Workshop Series on
Technology in Health Professions Education

Co-sponsored by Edward G. Miner Library, School of Nursing, SMD Office for Faculty Development, Warner School of Education, and UR Office for Online Learning

Five Sessions, March - May 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Session 3

Online Learning Tools and Resources that can
Enhance Student Engagement

Monday, April 6 , 2015
Louise Slaughter Room (1-9555)

Eric E. Fredericksen, EdD
Associate Vice President for Online Learning
Associate Professor in Educational Leadership
University of Rochester

Catherine E. Delia, MS
e-Learning Systems Manager
Medical Center Libraries and Technologies
University of Rochester Medical Center

Lisa Brown, MS
Assistant Director, University IT / Enterprise Applications
Rush Rhees Library IT Center
University of Rochester

Joseph D. Gomulak-Cavicchio, MSEd
Instructional Design Specialist
School of Nursing Central Administration
University of Rochester School of Nursing

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Identify useful resource sites like Merlot, OER, Libraries, Publishers, etc.
  • Identify possible uses for web 2.0 tools and apps to enhance engagement with content
  • Identify uses for online lecture capture tools
  • Develop a short lesson plan that makes use of one or more of these tools and resources

To register for this and other workshops, please contact Grace Fuller in the Faculty Development Office. Faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff are welcome!

SAVE THE DATES (Sessions 4-5)

April 20: Using Online Learning to Increase Student Interaction (Natapow Room, 1-9545)

May 4: Best Practices in Online Learning - Ensuring a High Quality Experience (Louise Slaughter Room, 1-9555)

Other Faculty Development Workshops

What are We Gonna Do with that Resident? The Remediation and Probationary Process

Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00-5:30 PM (Natapow Room, 1-9545)
Stephen Schultz, MD, FAAFP

Clinician Wellness

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (LeChase Assembly Hall, G-9576)
Charles Hatem, MD (Harvard Medical School)

See Faculty Development Workshops for more information.


Other Faculty Development Initiatives

Check back with this web site for ongoing updates and new upcoming workshops and other Faculty Development events. Please click here for a complete listing of 2013-2014 workshops for an idea of the kinds of topics that are covered. In addition to the Faculty Development Workshop series, other initiatives offered by the Office for Faculty Development include:

Updated information about all of the workshops is posted as it becomes available.

To RSVP for any faculty development events or to be added to the email listserve for faculty development news, please contact:

The Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782

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