2014-2015 Faculty Development Workshops


Next Faculty Development Workshop

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 2

Using Online Learning to Save Faculty Time

Monday, March 16 , 2015
Natapow Room (1-9545)

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

Andrew B. Wolf, MS, ACNP-C
Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Online Learning
University of Rochester School of Nursing

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Describe strategies that will reduce instructor time and effort in their courses
  • Use and apply online learning tools that enhance their efficiency
  • Identify opportunities that also lead to improved student satisfaction

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 3-5)

April 6: Online Learning Tools and Resources That Can Enhance Student Engagement (Louise Slaughter Room, 109555)

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)

UR Publishing: Creating High Quality Evidence and Discovery Based Literature

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
4:00-6:00 PM
Louise Slaughter Conference Room (1-9555)

Presented by:
Mary G. Carey, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Director, Clinical Nursing Research Center, Strong Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Daniel Trout, MLS
Nursing Liaison Librarian, Edward G. Miner Library
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Identify ways to locate and evaluate literature in the field of study
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians to the end goal of producing high quality scholarship
  • Appreciate the open access movement and how it can help or hinder publishing efforts.

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)

Presented by:
Stephen H. Schultz, MD, FAAFP
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Rochester / Highland Family Medicine

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Define, in competency-based language, a resident learning deficiency
  • List the dual purposes of a probation letter
  • Appreciate the role and attributes of a probationary committee for resident remediation
  • Develop a plan for putting a probationary process into place in your residency, based on institutional policies and Graduate Medical Education (GME) regulations


Wednesday, May 6, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576)

Presented by:
Brian Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Vice President, Education, University Health Network
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
Scientist, Wilson Centre for Research in Education
Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in health Professions
Senior Fellow, Massey College
Project Lead, The AMS Phoenix Project
University Health Network/University of Toronto


To register for workshops, contact the Office for Faculty Development at by email at faculty_development@urmc.rochester.edu. In addition to the Faculty Development Workshop series, other initiatives offered by the Office for Faculty Development include:

Academic Core Curriculum for Junior Faculty, co-sponsored by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute and the Office for Faculty Development (the series' 2014 program was completed in October 2014)
Faculty Workshops in Medical Humanities, co-sponsored by the Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and the Office for Faculty Development
TiME for Faculty Development - Become a Digital Citizen, co-sponsored by Edward G. Miner Library and the Office for Faculty Development
Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association co-directed by Michael (Rusty) Elliott, PhD and Michelle Janelsins, PhD, MPH
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 faculty_development@urmc.rochester.edu

Please note that dates may be subject to change. Watch for the monthly faculty development email for final date and location. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

To view past workshop materials on Blackboard, click here.

The date for the Annual Health Professions' Faculty Development Colloquium is Wednesday, June 3, 2015 / 7:30-4:30. It will be held in the Class of '62 Auditorium, the Flaum Atrium, and several breakout rooms for workshops.


Wednesday, June 3, 2015 / 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


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