5th Annual Faculty Development Conference

Friday, September 30, 2016    


Dana Center at Maine Medical Center

7:30- 8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration Dana Lobby
8:00- 9:00 AM


Plenary Lecture

Cognitive Errors in Healthcare

Marjorie Stiegler, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

University of North Carolina

Dana Auditorium
9:00- 9:15 AM Break – Transition to Workshops
9:15- 11:15 AM Setting Goals and Expectations*

Bob Bing-You, MD


Dana Room #2

9:15- 10:15 AM Mindfulness in Teaching

Joe Dreher, MD

Dana Room #3
10:30- 11:30 AM Program Directors Workshop

Kalli Varaklis, MD

Dana Room #4
10:30- 11:30 AM Mentors and Mentoring

Jo Linder, MD; Vicki Hayes, MD;

Denham Ward, MD, PhD

Dana Room #3
11:30- 1:00 PM Lunch and Posters


Dana Lobby
1:00- 2:00 PM Workshops  
  New Stuff in Teaching

Three “MED TED” Talks

Dina McKelvy – Medical Humanities

E. Sue Rose – What You Need to Know About Social Media

Jordan Peck – Operational Excellence

Dana #4
  Mindfulness in Teaching

Joe Dreher, MD

Dana #3
2:00 – 3:00 Workshop
  Resilience after Adverse Events

Marjorie Stiegler, MD



*This workshops can be counted towards completion of the MMC Institute for Teaching Excellence (MITE) General Teaching Certificate program.


Keynote Speaker


Dr. Marjorie Stiegler received her medical degree from Emory University and her residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  She completed several months of simulation training at the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) in Boston, is a graduate of the Institute of Medical Simulation Instructor Training course, and has ongoing collaborations with CMS leaders on educational and research endeavors.  Before joining UNC, she was a faculty member at UCLA, where she also completed a fellowship in medical education.  At UNC, she is the director and co-founder of CAPSEL, and is a member of the Resident Education Committee and Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Committee.  Dr. Stiegler serves nationally on the American Society of Anesthesiologists Patient Safety and Education Committee, and the Anesthesiology Quality Institute Committee for the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System.  Dr. Stiegler is a Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Grant recipient, has been a plenary session and highlighted speaker at top meetings including the PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesia and the ASA Annual Meeting. She speaks widely on topics of patient safety, simulation, and medical decision-making.

Contact information:

Majorie Podraza Stiegler, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of North Caroling, Chapel Hill
N2198 Unc Hospitals Cb# 7010
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
(919) 966-8596



Dr. Bob Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBA

Dr. Bob Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBA

Vice President of Medical Education, Maine Medical Center
Co-Director of The Academy

Dr. Bing-You is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training here at Maine Medical Center, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology. He then went on to obtain a Masters in Adult Education at the University of Southern Maine. For eight years, Dr. Bing-You served as Residency Program Director and Clerkship Director for the Department of Internal Medicine. He has been active at the leadership level of several educational committees, such as MMC Graduate Medical Education Committee, C.M.E. Advisory Committee, Maine Track Admissions Subcommittee, GME Planning Committee, and Master Teacher Peer Review Committee, to name a few.

Dr. Bing-You practices at Maine Medical Partners Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, located in Scarborough, ME. His practice focus is on thyroid conditions and bone health. As Vice President of Medical Education he serves on the Board of Maine Medical Partners. Most recently he completed his MBA degree through the University of Massachusetts.

Contact Information:

Email: bingyb@mmc.org

Office: 207-662-7060

Dr. Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Dr. Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Co-Director of The Academy

Associate Professor of Medicine, Public Health & Community Medicine| Tufts University School of Medicine

Associate Chair for Research & Quality, Department of Medicine

Dr. Fairfield is an internist, medical educator, and health services researcher.  She completed an M.D. at Boston University School of Medicine, followed by internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.  She then completed the Harvard Medical School fellowship in General Medicine, earning an M.P.H. in Clinical Effectiveness, followed by a Dr.P.H. in Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health.  After serving on the faculty at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Fairfield joined MMC in 2002.

Dr. Fairfield’s education work includes leading the Certificate in Healthcare Improvement, which trains inter-professional teams and medical students in the Maine Track about improvement science, health care safety, population health, and leadership.  She also co-developed a research course for residents and fellows that has been completed by more than 500 trainees at Maine Medical Center.  Dr. Fairfield also studies and teaches shared decision making models of care and health services research methods.  Dr. Fairfield serves as Associate Chief of Medicine for Research and Quality Improvement at MMC.  She has received research support from the Maine Cancer Foundation, the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, American Cancer Society, and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Dr. Fairfield sees patients and supervises residents in the International and Travel Clinics at MMC and is board certified in Internal Medicine.  She also serves as Medical Director for the Portland Community Free Clinic.

Email: fairfk@mmc.org

Elizabeth Sue Rose-Norfleet, MPH

Elizabeth Sue Rose-Norfleet, MPH

Program Manager
Faculty Development

Ms. Rose-Norfleet serves as the Faculty Development and Continuing Interprofessional Development Program Manager with the Department of Medical Education at Maine Medical Center. She received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and her MPH from the University of New England. Ms. Rose-Norfleet’s general research and academic interests are in Population Health, Wellness in Teaching and Faculty Development in Medical Education. She conducted her capstone project in Occupational Health of Us Army Helicopter Pilots with the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker Alabama prior to starting her work with Maine Medical Center. Currently, Ms. Rose-Norfleet is a doctoral candidate in Education Leadership at the University of New England and lives in Portland with her husband, three children, one cat, six chickens, and 3000 honey bees.

Contact Information:

Email: erose@mmc.org