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:

AAMC’s Certificate in Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

1 pm, January 11, 2018 to 5 pm, April 19, 2018

“Moving QI/PS-savvy clinicians from a Quality Improvement/Patient Safety educational idea to an effective educational intervention”

 *This is a 5-part workshop.*


Winter 2020 Dates: (workshop includes all 5 sessions)

  • Thursdays - Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Feb 20, March 5, and April 16 , 2020 

Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Location: (directions listed at bottom of page)

Strategies for Developing and Using Teaching Scripts

2 pm, September 10, 2018

“Teachable moments” arise frequently in the clinic setting, but are we using them to effectively educate our learners? Teaching scripts are a tool that can be used efficiently by the busy academic clinician to enhance learning, and have been used in certain departments to integrate basic science teaching in the clinical curriculum. In this workshop, faculty will learn strategies for developing and using teaching scripts in the clinical setting. 

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.

Medical Education Symposium

1 pm, March 28, 2019

The Symposium is a day to focus on techniques and strategies that can improve student and trainee engagement as well as your effectiveness as a teacher.  Featuring four keynote speakers and two breakout sessions, participants will learn about and engage on topics such as: