Teaching in Medical Education (TiME) Faculty Fellows ProgramDeveloping faculty as medical educators and scholars in teaching and learning Teresa (Terry) Carter, EdD firstname.lastname@example.org
Goals for the Program Enhance depth and breadth of faculty expertise to support teaching and learning in medicine.Foster the development of a cadre of academic leaders who can model best practices in teaching within undergraduate, clinical, and graduate programs. Promote leadership in the scholarship of teaching and learning(SoTL) through contributions in the medical education literature.
How it WorksOne or more courses(2 credit hours each) or12 credit hoursto earn aCertificate inMedical Educationfrom the School ofEducation at VCU
Courses in the TiME ProgramRequired to earn Electives (Choose the Certificate two) Instructional Performance Feedback Strategies and Simulation Group and Team Curriculum Design Facilitation Digital Media Adult Learning Technologies for Theory and Practice Teaching in Medicine Teaching as Scholarship in Reflective Practice Medical Education
Course Descriptions Instructional Strategies Curriculum DesignProvides knowledge and skills in Introduces principles andteaching large and small groups practices for designing a courseusing a variety of active learning or unit of instruction, includingstrategies including a rotation experience. Focus isdiscussion, team-based on constructing learner-learning, process-oriented guided centered goals and objectives,inquiry, case-based teaching and assessment strategies, andother methods for engaging selection of appropriatelearners. instructional strategies.
Course DescriptionsTheory and Practice of Adult Teaching as Scholarship in Learning Medical EducationAn overview of major adult Focuses on the scholarship oflearning theories applicable to teaching and learning (SoTL) inmedical education and how these medical education researchform the basis for practical using qualitative, quantitative,aspects of teaching and learning and mixed methods studyin medicine, including self- designs. Includes IRB proposaldirected learning and helping preparation and the basics ofnovices acquire skills and scholarly writing forknowledge to build expertise. publication.
Elective Options Performance Feedback and Group and Team Simulation FacilitationIntroduces use of simulated Explores group and teamlearning experiences in preparing facilitation includinghealthcare professionals for leadership, memberpatient care. Emphasizes roles, groupfacilitation skills needed to development, teamprovide effective feedback in performance, and methodssmall group debrief experiences. for dealing with conflict amongHands-on experiential course! learners in a team setting.
Elective OptionsDigital Media Technologies for Reflective Practice in Teaching in Medicine Medical EducationIntroduces faculty to use of Web Explores reflective practice2.0 digital media technologies including the educator’s role inthat are creating revolutionary developing trainees aschanges in how we think about reflective practitioners and theteaching and learning in the 21st role of reflection in one’s owncentury. Provides an opportunity professional development.to learn strategies for using Introduces narrative medicinedigital and social media in as a reflective practice.preclinical and clinical settings.
How do you pay for a TiME course?VCU-paid faculty may use their tuition waiver benefits to coverthe costs of courses. • Up to two courses per semester (full-time, after one year of employment). • If employee withdraws after the deadline / fails to complete the course / leaves the University / earns an unsatisfactory grade, tuition waiver is revoked and employee becomes responsible for tuition.Other faculty who teach for the School of Medicine areencouraged to seek tuition assistance through their homeinstitutions.
Application Process Faculty member completes TiME application form and submits a 1-page letter of interest / reasons for wanting to join the program. Faculty member obtains a letter of support from department or division chair. Faculty member completes University Tuition Waiver form and In-State tuition form (if needed). Upon University approval of the Certificate in Medical Education program,faculty will need to apply to the School of Education to earn the Certificate.
Deadlines / Information on ApplyingSubmit application materials for theTiME program to Ms. KatherineTucker, email@example.com.Request tuition waiver forms andIn-state tuition forms fromKatherine, as well.
To schedule a department visit, or for more information on TiME, contact Dr. Terry Carter Associate Dean for Professional Instruction and Faculty Development McGlothlin Medical Education Center firstname.lastname@example.org 828-3134