Teaching Academy

Faculty Development Workshops #9

Dr. India Lane

Clinical Teaching

July 14-15, 2016

India Lane, DVM, MS, EdD, DACVIM

Assistant VP for Academic Affairs & Student Success and Professor at University of Tennessee College India Lane Smiling Outdoorsof Veterinary Medicine

India Lane received her veterinary degree from the University of Georgia in 1988, then completed an internship at Texas A & M University and a residency and Master of Science degree at Colorado State University in 1992. At that time, she also achieved Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In faculty positions at the Atlantic Veterinary College and at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Dr. Lane focused clinical, teaching and research interests in small animal urology while becoming increasingly involved in teaching development and educational planning.

Dr. Lane served as the Director of Veterinary Educational Enhancement from 2002-2011, and completed a doctoral degree in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at UTK in 2008. Under her guidance, the UT CVM developed a model veterinary Master Teacher Program and hosted the first faculty oriented veterinary educational meeting in Knoxville in 2010. The Master Teacher Program was recently recognized with an Outstanding Team Award from Gamma Sigma Delta. Other recognitions for teaching and educational work include the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Tennessee, the Faculty Recognition Award from the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association Faculty, and the Wharton Professorship in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Most recently, she received the National Gamma Award from Omega Tau Sigma Fraternity in recognition of distinguished service to the veterinary profession.

Dr. Lane currently is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences and serves as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success at the University of Tennessee. As Associate Vice President, she facilitates academic programs, policies and other collaborative initiatives at UT campuses across the state. She remains involved in faculty development and leadership development through engagement with the Veterinary Educator Collaborative, the International Association of Medical Science Educators and the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.


To view all handouts, PowerPoints and videos, please see internal website.

Schedule of Events:

Location: ADBF 1002

Thursday (July 14th):

8 am
- Teaching on the Run (Opportunity for open seminar on Clinical Teaching Tips)

      Description: Never have time to teach on clinics? This presentation will highlight ways to foster teaching and learning moments and focus on a few key skills that can become easy habits: model, ask, tell.

9-30-12:30 am - The Clinical Teacher/Feedback in the Clinical Setting

      Description: This interactive session will begin with an opportunity to explore qualities of effective clinical teachers, as well as proceed through a brief self-assessment. The rest of the session will review features of good feedback, offer models and strategies for providing continuous feedback, and demonstrate feedback in difficult situations.

      The Clinical Teacher

        • Stimulate reflection on effective clinical teaching
        • Be able to describe the student perspective
        • Self assessment of clinical teaching

        • Teaching Perspective Profile
        • The Ideal Clinical Teacher Tool

    Feedback in the Clinical Setting

      • Be able to describe the ideal setting for feedback
      • Be able to describe the recipient’s perspective
      • Be able to describe the steps in delivering effective feedback
      • Be able to use the quick method for feedback
      • Be able to Identify multiple opportunities for continuous feedback
      • Be able to apply strategies for difficult situations
      • Gain language, examples for effective feedback

      • Prepare feedback cards (and/or use WSU clinical assessments, Real time assessments)
      • Role play or practice describing behaviors and consequences
      • Possibly prepared video critiques

12:30 - 1:15 pm - Lunch and email break

1:15- 3:45 pm - Afternoon Session: Making the Most of Clinic Rounds

      Description:In this interactive workshop, participants will create an effective environment for rounds, review strategies for setting up the environment, and try multiple questioning and engagement strategies for keeping the discussion and learning lively.

      Rounds 1 Setting it Up

        • Be able to assess the learning environment that impacts rounds
        • Identify modifications to enhance the environment

        • Compare and Revise orientation methods and materials

    Rounds 2 Questioning and Engagement

      • Gain tools and ideas to improve dialogue and learning
      • Be able to detect discussion “killers”
      • Devise methods to optimize engagement, reflection and self-directed learning (including identifying gaps and goals)
      • Following up on the clinic floor

      • Practice improving common questions
      • Create a list of prompts for quick reference
      • Practice group dialogue and reflection

Friday (July 15th): Day 2 Morning Session: Clinical Teaching Effectiveness: Assessment and Documentation

Description: Long days and nights in clinics must be worthwhile, right? This session will intensively examine methods for documenting and assessing clinical efforts for annual review, promotion and tenure and will conclude with a panel discussion by WSU academic leaders.

9:00 - 11:00 am: Assessment of Clinical Teaching


      • Review pros and cons of peer and student evaluation
      • Discuss portfolio methods
      • Discuss student impact and outcomes measures


      • Role play as evaluators
      • Sketch portfolio
      • Brainstorm outcomes measures

11:30 am-Lunch and Panel Discussion–

Afternoon opportunity for other meetings or individual meetings.

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