This BPER round is co-hosted by the Centre for Faculty Development at St. Michael’s Hospital, Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Wilson Centre
Physical distancing measures created urgent need for virtual care across our system. However, formal training in virtual care is not necessarily included in the formal curricula during residency training nor is it always a part of continuing education. During this session, a panel of experts will describe the development of an education program that combines education science and theories of expertise to support practicing family physicians to provide comprehensive primary care virtually.Session Details & Video
A panel of experts will discuss key strategies, challenges and successes in pivoting their curricula to a virtual platform. This session will centre fundamental concepts in virtual teaching and learning and provide examples of applying them when shifting from 'old' ways to 'new' ways of helping learners achieve their education goals.Session Details & Video
Academic medicine is in an era of constant change which has created new levels of complexity, constraint, and uncertainty. Academic leaders need to be able to adapt their leadership approaches to these emergent contextual demands. This presentation will review the value and limitations of older leadership paradigms and discuss some newer paradigms which are taking hold and their value in assisting leaders to enable their organizations to be engaged, adaptable, and responsive.Session Details & Video
With rapid proliferation of digital technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare environment, there is an increased prevalence of burnout and stress among health professionals. Research shows leaders who demonstrate self-awareness of their own emotions are highly productive. Further, these leaders are better positioned to lead high performing teams.
Emerging literature from neuroscience is providing us with new insights and powerful tools to increase self-awareness and to understand how our mind works in the face of difficult leadership moments.
At the end of this session, participants will be able to
The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, University of Toronto, has carried out three iterations of its Peer-2-Peer (P2P) Faculty Mentoring for Teaching program. The program was developed based on mentoring literature, findings from CTSI’s Faculty Mentoring for Teaching Report (Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, 2016), and subsequent program assessments. We will share research findings regarding the P2P program elements, intentional design, and effectiveness. Successes include program format, length and activities that effectively supported the growth of meaningful mentoring relationships and support for career-long faculty development. Participants will reflect on key ideas and have an opportunity to raise questions.Session Details & Video
The Education Scholars Program (ESP) is a leadership development program designed to support and enable the success of health professional and health science faculty in their many roles as educators including their role as an education leader, scholar and teacher, as well as a faculty developer who supports their colleagues in their educational work.Session Details & Video