HSC Faculty Engagement Event Schedule and Objectives

Schedule for Friday, March 1, 2019
8:45 am to 3:00 pm
Erickson Alumni Center


8:00 – 8:45 - Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 - Overview of the HSC Faculty Development Program

9:00 – 9:15 - Overview of the WV Clinical & Translational Science Institute

9:15 – 10:45 -

Education Round Table Discussion Topics

  • Narrative Medicine: The importance of Story in Health Education
  • Developing an Education Portfolio
  • Intergenerational Challenges
  • Mentoring & Being Mentored
  • Large Group Teaching
  • Case Based Teaching
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Peer Feedback
  • Career Transitions

Scholarship Round Table Discussion Topics

  • Getting Started on Your Research Agenda
  • Use of Large Data Bases in Research
  • Grant Writing

10:45 – 11:00 - BREAK

11:00 – 12:30 -

Education Round Table Discussion Topics

  • Narrative Medicine: The importance of Story in Health Education
  • Developing an Education Portfolio
  • Intergenerational Challenges
  • Mentoring & Being Mentored
  • Large Group Teaching
  • Case Based Teaching
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Peer Feedback
  • Career Transitions

Scholarship Round Table Discussion Topics

  • Getting Started on Your Research Agenda
  • Use of Large Data Bases in Research
  • Grant Writing

12:30 – 1:00 - Buffet Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 - Panel Discussion:  “Peer Feedback”

1:30 – 2:00 - HSC Promotion & Tenure Overview

2:00 – 2:45 - Wrap-up: What did we learn & what will we do differently?

Topics/objectives to use by attendees to select sessions:

Narrative Medicine: The Importance of Story in Health Education

  • Define the concept of Narrative Medicine and using stories in a healthcare education context.
  • Identify ways Narrative Medicine can be used in the classroom.
  • Demonstrate sample Narrative Medicine exercises.
  • Discuss creation of Narrative Medicine Prompts and other ways to integrate Narrative Medicine.
  • Discuss a variety of Narrative Medicine outcomes, including affects on patient care, communications, compassion fatigue, etc.

Developing an Education Portfolio

  • Explain the purpose and value of an Education Development (Teaching) Portfolio and how it can demonstrate your personal teaching philosophy;
  • Discuss the main elements of a teaching portfolio and brainstorm evidence types to be collected to ensure relevance;
  • Compare and contrast example teaching portfolios to discover how approaches may differ across disciplines.

Intergenerational Challenges

  • Describe some of the historical and cultural differences between generations involved in education and learning today.
  • Identify the formative events for the current generations and how those events led to their particular qualities.
  • List potential obstacles and identify solutions to address communication with millennial students.

Mentoring & Being Mentored

  • This session will guide participants in navigating new mentoring relationships as a mentor or mentee in a new academic setting.
  • Assist them in identifying and accessing faculty mentoring programs at WVU and beyond.
  • Provide materials and tools that are useful for career planning and assessment of mentoring relationships at different career stages.

Large Group Teaching

  • Identify new ways of teaching.
  •  Identify strategies for teaching large groups.
  • State fundamental concepts of neurobiology as it relates to teaching and learning- “Brain Rules.”
  • Describe how to apply Gagne's "Nine Events of Instruction" to lecture Development.
  • Discuss teaching strategies to consider when lecturing to large groups.
  • Discuss methods to make large group teaching more personal and more effective.

Case Based Teaching

  • Discuss the theoretical foundation of case based learning with practical application in health sciences curricula.
  • Identify components of case-based teaching that are challenging and develop effective modifications.

Flipped Classroom      

  • Describe flip teaching.
  • Discuss the potential advantages of a flipped classroom.
  • Describe the steps involved in developing a flipped classroom.
  • Describe how team based learning can be incorporated into a flipped classroom.

Peer Feedback

  • Identifying the roles and responsibilities of a peer observer.
  • Exploring ways to coach my peers with their classroom teaching once I complete an observation.

Career Transitions

  • Describe the best strategies for managing career transitions.
  • Explain the pitfalls and common errors that occur during transitions.
  • Analyze an evidence based framework for transitions based on principles of career satisfaction and burn out prevention.
  • Identify skills that will help with transitions.

Getting Started on Your Research Agenda

  • Describe WVU’s  research structure and processes.
  • Discuss approaches to carving out sufficient time for scholarship.
  • Identifying a research mentor(s).
  • Understand team science.

Use of Large Data Bases in Research

  • Understand the big healthcare data resources available on this campus.
  • Learn how to review EHR data via the IDR and TriNetX.
  • Understand the process to request research data from the CTSI.

Grant Writing

  • Learn strategies to identify funding opportunities to support your research and scholarship activities.
  • Understand the audience for your grant application and the importance of writing to the review criteria.
  • Learn how to write the components of a grant and effectively communicate your ideas; consider joining a grant writing group.
  • Discuss time management strategies for grant writing as you balance other teaching, research and/or clinical responsibilities.
  • Learn the importance of obtaining feedback on your grant application prior to submission.

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