Teaching in Medical Education (TiME) Faculty Fellows ProgramDeveloping faculty as medical educators and scholars in teaching and learning Teresa (Terry) Carter, EdD email@example.com
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 canmodel 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 Design Introduces principles and practices for designing a courseProvides knowledge and skills in or unit of instruction, includingstrategies for teaching large and a rotation experience. Focus issmall groups using discussion and on constructing learner-team-based learning, as well as centered objectives,teaching in clinical settings during assessment strategies, androunds and at bedside. selection of appropriate 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 Facilitation Explores group and teamIntroduces use of simulated facilitation includinglearning experiences in preparing leadership, member roles,healthcare professionals for group development, teampatient care. Emphasizes performance, and methodsfacilitation skills needed to for dealing with conflict.provide effective feedback in Faculty will also exploresmall group debrief experiences. methods for improving theirHands-on experiential course! own group membership functioning.
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.
Who’s eligible to participate in TiME?Full-time faculty in the School of MedicineSOM Faculty eligible for tuition waiver benefits/ tuition assistancefrom the University • Up to two courses per semester (full-time only) • 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 • Tuition benefits do not extend to affiliate faculty or others not eligible for tuition waiver or tuition assistance.
To Apply to the TiME Program Faculty member submits 1-page letter of interest Obtains letter of support from department chairCompletes University Tuition Waiver form and In-State tuition form (if needed)After 6 credit hours, will need to apply to the SOE Certificate in Medical Education program
Deadlines / Start Dates Submit registration materials no later than December 20 Classes begin • Instructional Strategies – January 22 • Curriculum Design – February 11
To schedule a department visit, or for more information, contact Terry Carter firstname.lastname@example.org 828-3134