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Not Your Mama’s Journal Club – Strengthening Teachers’ Professional Identities Through Faculty Development

How do YOU characterize your professional identity as a faculty member and educator? What resources and mechanisms do you use to enrich yourself and nourish your role in academia? This NYMJC session will review and discuss this article from Academic Medicine from some of the best minds in faculty development in health professions education. Facilitated…

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Online Instruction: How Can Media Richness Theory and Social Presence Theory Help Me Improve?

Attrition rates are 10% to 20% higher in online courses than their face-to-face counterparts. While online course formats offer convenient methods of instruction, poor course development often leads to high attrition rates. This facilitated discussion explores how applying Media Richness Theory (MRT) and Social Presence Theory to online course design and instruction can aid overall…

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InteresTED: Want to improve your skills in the clinic? Go to the museum!

The literature has shown that looking at art can improve your observational skills in the clinic.  Visual educator, Amy Herman, shares an insightful talk about using art to enhance your powers of perception to find unapparent connection.  In this workshop, you will learn from an expert in art history about the evidence behind this phenomenon…

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TEDMED – 11/14/18 – 11/16/18

At TEDMED 2018, we’ll recognize and embrace the power of Chaos+Clarity in advancing science, global public health, and medical innovation across a wide range of topics. We have an amazing lineup of speakers taking the stage this this November – it’s a program you won’t want to miss! Presented by:    TEDMED 2018  This was…