2014-2015 Faculty Development Workshops


Next Faculty Development Workshop

Denham S. Ward, MD, PhDGuest speaker Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, President and CEO, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), Emeritus Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Adjunct Professor of Aneshtesiology at the Tufts School of Medicine, will give a workshop on Expertise: What is It, and How Do I Get It? on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from 11:00am-1:00 pm in the LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576). At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain the concepts of expertise as it applies to different disciplines.

2. Understand the role of reflective practice in developing expertise.

3. Explain the role of feedback and self-assessment in developing and teaching for expertise.

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

Check back with this website for updates and new workshops that are regularly being posted. Other upcoming events include:

Highlights from the 2014 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting
Panelists to be determined
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / 4:00-6:00 pm
LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576)

After attending a workshop, participants will gain new ideas regarding teaching and learning from the lecture hall to the bedside; better assess learners' educational needs and objectives; and develop strategies for academic career planning, mentoring, leadership, and medical education scholarship.

To register for workshops, contact the Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782 or via 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 276-3782

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, 2014 / 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


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