Clinical Teaching Skills

Think Like an Actor, Present Like a Pro

8 am to 10 am, October 19, 2017

Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group

It’s conference season, and you’ve once again been asked to share your expertise by giving a breakout session at a regional, national or international conference. The thought makes you both smile and shiver. The pressure to deliver a presentation to a group of your professional colleagues that is clear, confident and memorable is undeniable. As you prepare, you start to wonder:

Inclusive Principles for the Clinical Teaching Context

10 am, October 15, 2018

Inclusive teaching involves deliberately cultivating a learning environment where all learners are treated equitably, have equal access to learning, and feel valued and supported. In this interactive workshop facilitated by pedagogical consultants from U-M’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT), clinical faculty will examine four principles for creating an inclusive clinical learning environment, one which attends to instructors' and learners' social identities and to the ways systemic inequities shape dynamics in teaching-learning spaces.

Making the Most of Hot Moments in Clinical Teaching

11 am, January 13, 2020

Whether your clinical work frequently raises potentially sensitive subjects or rarely does, odds are good you will sometimes encounter a “hot moment”: a sudden eruption of tension, conflict, or big emotion during clinical teaching. This is at times connected to a heightened awareness of the social differences in a room or perhaps a result of patient behavior or at times due to the sensitive concerns unfolding with a patient. What are your choices in such a moment? And how can you take advantage of such moments as opportunities to advance trainee learning?

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Healthcare: How to integrate this into your education and training

10 am, August 18, 2020

This seminar will introduce you to the many options that are available in the areas of Virtual and Augmented Reality and how they are being used in healthcare training and education. The seminar will cover the basics you need to know to get started, commercial options available and how you can partner with others to design and build a program to meet your needs. If you are a beginner or experienced in the use of these immersive technologies, you will find helpful information you can use. 

Beyond the Feedback Sandwich: Giving Effective Feedback

4 pm, February 24, 2021
Originally offered as part of our Early Career Kickstart program, we are happy to announce this interactive and highly participatory workshop is now available to all faculty. This session will focus on giving effective feedback to learners, beyond the standard strategies you may have heard before. Join us for a workshop that includes breakout sessions where you will brainstorm with other participants about how to effectively give feedback to different learners.

Resilience and Wellness Series

11 am, March 22, 2021

This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. In these highly experiential workshops, you will engage in practical exercises and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the sessions.

Strategies for Educating Health Professionals on the Global Health Emergency of Climate Change

12 pm, July 26, 2021

Are you concerned about the health of your patients who are inevitably experiencing consequences due to air pollution and our changing climate? Are you seeking ways to improve the education of students in the health care professions so that they will be equipped to meet the challenges of caring for patients experiencing the effects of climate change?