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These workshops are devoted to the enhancement of teaching skills with a look at career development and scholarship in education and are offered throughout the academic year. Each workshop is free to faculty in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and for staff and physicians at St. Michael's Hospital, Providence Healthcare, and St. Joseph's Health Toronto. Registration is required.

The workshops are accredited group learning activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. They are also accredited group learning activities as defined by the College of Family Physicians and Surgeons.

If you are not a faculty member or do not work at St. Michael's Hospital, Providence Healthcare, or St. Joseph's Health Toronto, but are active in the teaching of health professionals at the University of Toronto, please feel free to register for workshops. A $50 registration fee will apply.

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January 2019
Instructional Development
  • Tue / Jan 15
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • 3.50 hours
Facilitating Groups In Interprofessional Education: Getting Started

We will discuss common challenges and practical strategies to address them in IPE facilitation. This workshop will help support the professional development of those becoming involved in a variety of IPE facilitation opportunities and build a community of interested individuals in this area.

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Instructional Development
  • Thu / Jan 24
    9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • 2.50 hours
Fostering The New Revolution In Canadian Medical Education

There is a growing body of research that suggests that exposing medical trainees to the humanities (including: literature, film, poetry, and visual arts) fosters enhanced critical reflection and empathy in physician-patient encounters. Furthermore, such exposure celebrates the subjective and emotional facets of learning alongside more conventional scientific/evidence-based approaches.

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Instructional Development
  • Tue / Jan 29
    1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 2.50 hours
The Essentials for Teaching Case-based Learning (CBL)

This workshop is intended specifically for faculty who are Case-based Learning (CBL) tutors teaching in the MD Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. All new CBL tutors are encouraged to attend a face-to-face workshop. 

 We are offering this workshop at a central location during the day in collaboration with the CFD at St. Michael’s Hospital, in addition to the workshops that will be offered locally at each of the four MD Program Academies (Fitzgerald, Wightman-Berris, Peters-Boyd, and the Mississauga Academy of Medicine). Please check the ofd.med.utoronto.ca for availability of other CBL workshops.

During this workshop, you will learn how to facilitate the students’ learning in the new CBL teaching paradigm in the Foundations Curriculum in the MD Program at the University of Toronto.

If you have any specific questions about this workshop please contact lori.innes@utoronto.ca

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February 2019
Scholarship in Education
  • Wed / Feb 6
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 2.50 hours
An Introduction to Program Evaluation for Education Scholarship

This workshop is designed to introduce the practice of program evaluation to beginners in education scholarship. This interactive workshop includes both didactic components and hands-on exercises. Participants are expected to have a potential evaluation project in mind and to use the workshop to advance preparations for evaluating their own educational interventions, with support from the presenter.

Suggested References:

Van Melle, E. (2016). Using a Logic Model to Assist in the Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Educational Programs, Academic Medicine, 91, Last page. 

Cook, A. (2010). Twelve tips for evaluating educational programs. Medical Teacher, 32, 296-301

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Instructional Development
  • Wed / Feb 20
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • 3.50 hours
Fight, Flight and Insight: Professional Conversations in Collaborative Practice

Who we are influences our perceptions and judgments of others - a key feature in how we manage personal and professional relationships. Integrated approaches to challenging peer to peer dynamics demand self-awareness and complex communication skills. Communication is an essential component in building productive collegial relationships, inter-professional teams and in turn, patient safety.

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March 2019
TLC
  • Wed / Mar 6
    8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • 2.00 hours
Teaching For Learning And Collaboration (TLC) Program: Module 3 – Making Learning Stick

Following a comprehensive literature review on effective teaching skills, the TLC program was developed. This longitudinal teaching skills program is informed by social constructivism, andragogy and reflective practice for multi-professional clinical faculty. The program consists of six modules where each session includes pre-readings, interactive delivery of theoretical content, the deconstruction of re-enacted video teaching simulations derived from multiple health professions, role plays, group discussion, feedback and goal cards.

**Modules 3 + 4 are offered back-to-back. You can register for just one, or both, of the sessions.

For Module 4 (Managing the Teaching Session), please register separately via the CFD workshops page http://cfd.utoronto.ca/workshops.**

Module 3: March 6, 2019 from 8:30am-10:30am
Module 4: March 6, 2019 from 10:40am-12:30pm 

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TLC
  • Wed / Mar 6
    10:40 AM to 12:30 PM
  • 2.00 hours
Teaching For Learning And Collaboration (TLC) Program: Module 4 – Managing the Teaching Session

Following a comprehensive literature review on effective teaching skills, the TLC program was developed. This longitudinal teaching skills program is informed by social constructivism, andragogy and reflective practice for multi-professional clinical faculty. The program consists of six modules where each session includes pre-readings, interactive delivery of theoretical content, the deconstruction of re-enacted video teaching simulations derived from multiple health professions, role plays, group discussion, feedback and goal cards.

**Modules 3 + 4 are offered back-to-back. You can register for just one, or both, of the sessions.

For Module 3 (Making Learning Stick), please register separately via the CFD workshops page http://cfd.utoronto.ca/workshops.**

Module 3: March 6, 2019 from 8:30am-10:30am
Module 4: March 6, 2019 from 10:40am-12:30pm

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Career Development
  • Tue / Mar 19
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 2.50 hours
Developing Skills As A Mentor

This workshop is aimed at individuals who have been, or are interested in becoming involved in the provision of mentoring to students and/or faculty in their program or organization. The session will focus on the development of participants' mentoring skills.

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