Teaching

Instructor giving a lecture

Teaching is an integral part of many faculty members' responsibilities at the Medical School, whether they're instructing medical students in a traditional classroom setting, or teaching benchside in the lab.

Find resources to help you refine your skills as an instructor and energize your ideas for sharing knowledge.

Of special interest to clinical faculty is our Clinical Teaching Committee, which provides help and expertise in the design of programs to enhance the teaching skills of clinical faculty.

This teaching curriculum:

  • Fosters and supports excellence in teaching in various settings by disseminating teaching improvement courses to medical faculty.
  • Provides resources and support to assist faculty in clinical teaching responsibilities through workshops and consultations.

Resources

September 06, 2016
Workshop

This is an interactive online self-study activity focused on key elements of teaching and assessing clinical skills developed by Sally Santen, M.D./Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Educational Research and Quality Improvement, and Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medical Education, U-M Medical School. 

The full course is comprised of modules that include:

  1.  Providing Feedback
  2. Orienting the Learner
  3. Using the RIME Model
  4. How to Effectively Supervise and Teach Residents:  Entrustment and Autonomy
  5. The Briefing, Inter-case or Intra-operative Teaching, Debriefing (BID) Model for Clinical Teaching
  6. How to Effectively Incorporate Evidence Based Medicine Teaching into the Clinical Environment

You are able to review any or all of the modules at your leisure. 

To access this course: Go to https://www.coursera.org/learn/clinical-skills/ and click on "Enroll Now".

 

November 13, 2014
Website

Clear speech is essential for success in today's global workforce. Communication and language barriers often block people from reaching their personal and professional goals.  This company provides training for groups or individuals on speaking English with clarity and precision and can help you communicate better.

November 13, 2014
Website

A community of experts and practitioners dedicated to sharing the best, most practical information about developing and delivering face-to-face and online presentations. The ability to create and deliver persuasive presentations plays a crucial role in the career advancement and income levels of business people across disciplines.

 

November 10, 2014
Website

If you want to improve your public speaking skills, there are many Toastmasters groups in the local area.  You can even start a club of your own.

August 14, 2014
Website

This U-M center provides teaching consultations, graduate student instructor training, and other resources to support new and experience instructors.

July 30, 2014
Workshop

This course from U-M Human Resource Development provides interactive activities to help you prepare and deliver professional presentations. You will receive individualized feedback and reviews of in-class presentations. Check the HR website for the next scheduled session.

July 29, 2014
Workshop

The Medical Education Scholars Program is designed for Medical School faculty and a limited number of fellows to develop as leaders in medical education. Skills emphasized include educational leadership, teaching and scholarship.

July 28, 2013
Video

Presented by Patricia Mullan, Ph.D., Department of Medical Education, and Laura Hopson, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

June 28, 2013
Guide

This brief online module was developed by Jennifer Christner, M.D. It provides strategies for creating a framework that will help your learners make sense of new situations, and understand learning objectives.

June 21, 2013
Guide

A PowerPoint presentation that offers strategies for creating effective assessment questions.