Teaching Academy

Faculty Development Workshops #5

Dr. India Lane

Current Issues in Veterinary Medical Education

October 22-23, 2012

Schedule of Events:

Monday (Oct. 22nd):
    9:00 am - 12 pm - The Five Minute Teacher: Fundamentals of Clinical Teaching

    (Designed specifically for house officers and junior faculty)

      Effective clinical teaching requires “on the fly” skills in diagnosing learners, modeling clinical thinking and giving effective feedback. This workshop will help participants maximize teaching moments by reviewing characteristics of effective clinical teachers, effective feedback skills, and challenges to clinical teaching. The session will include opportunities to see examples of good teaching and to practice skills including giving constructive feedback, probing students’ competence, asking good questions and thinking out loud. Skills and strategies will also apply to clinical rounds sessions.

      Location: Bustad 224

    12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch with Residents and Junior Faculty 

    3:00 - 4:45 pm - Best Practices in Peer Review in Teaching

      Peer review of teaching provides both essential input for improving teaching and a balanced perspective for assessing the quality of teaching for promotion and tenure decisions. The value, advantages and limitations of peer review will be reviewed, followed by an interactive discussion of optimal policy and practice, including features of effective teams, consistent processes, and expectations for a useful peer review report.

      Location: Global Animal Health Building, room 201

    5:00 pm - Social - Rico's

Tuesday (Oct. 23rd):
    2:00 - 4:00 pm - OMG! Challenges in Curricular Change

      The mere mention of curricular revision strikes fear in the hearts of faculty and administrators alike. This discussion will begin with a broad discussion of change: understanding change, why it is so hard, and models for managing and leading change. Experiences in curricular revision and examples of current curricular models in medical and veterinary medical education will also be presented.

      Location: Global Animal Health Building, room 201

Washington State University