Office of Faculty Development

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Teaching Physicians about Teaching offers timely, useful information physicians can use to sharpen their teaching skills, such as instruction in providing feedback, evaluating learners and much more.  More

MedEdPORTAL® is a free online service provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges, which aims to equip healthcare professionals across the continuum with effective and efficient educational tools to improve patient care. The program recently released a brief video which describes its three services - Publications, iCollaborative and the CE Directory. Visit<> to view the video and share with others! For more information please contact one of MedEdPortal's Wake Forest representatives: the Faculty Mentor, Dr. Michael Hulme (, the Director of the Faculty Program, Dr. Michael Fitch (, or the Associate Editor for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, Dr. Sonia Crandall ( Dr. Hulme is also available to provide assistance to those interested in publishing their own material as a peer reviewed resource in publications, and strengthening their portfolio for promotion purposes.

AAMC Learning Lab on Unconscious Bias in the Health Professions 
October 7-9, 2014, San Francisco, Calif.
Program Details
Diversity Policy and Programs has partnered with Cook Ross, an exceptional diversity and inclusion consultancy with an expertise in training and facilitation, to create a seminar on unconscious bias for health professions audiences. Cook Ross has developed an intensive and dynamic 3-day learning lab which examines how unconscious biases develop, how they influence perceptions and decision making, and their impact on institutional diversity and inclusion efforts. This unique professional development opportunity is aimed at diversity leaders in academic medicine and other professionals in healthcare and biomedical research. Please act fast as slots are limited.

The University of Toronto Centre for Faculty Development, New and Emerging Academic Leaders (NEAL) Program is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class! 
As you know, academic leaders are often promoted into roles based on their academic expertise with little, if any, leadership development.  The NEAL program is specifically designed to fill that gap. The goal of the NEAL program is to foster a productive, visionary and collaborative academic leader in the Academic Health Science System.  They are inviting applications from individuals, both nationally and internationally, with faculty appointments in Faculties of Medicine or Health Sciences who have academic leadership roles and/or responsibilities. For more information review their brochure:  The deadline is April 22, 2014 (for early bird tuition rate) and June 2, 2014 (final deadline).

Herbert W. Nickens Awards - Commemorating 15 Years of Leadership in Health Equity
Now soliciting nominations for the annual Herbert W. Nickens Presidential Award, the Nickens Faculty Fellowship and the Medical Student Scholarships Awards. Nominations for the three awards must be received by May 2, 2014. For detailed information visit

May 19-23, 2014
The goal is to enhance the professional development of physicians, basic scientists, and other healthcare professionals, as educators. The program is built around 5 major themes: teaching and learning, curriculum, evaluation, leadership and information technology.
The program consists of two sessions in residence at Harvard: an 11 day winter session and a 6 day spring session. Registration & Course Info; Print a Course Brochure; Program dates are subject to change. For confirmation and a full list of faculty, Click here

2014 National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) National Meeting: submit concurrent session and poster proposals for the meeting, scheduled for June 25-29, 2014. Detailed information about the conference and online submission form are available at

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