The curriculum for the scholars is tailored to the interests and needs of each class. Seminars and workshops are typically held from 3:00pm – 5:30pm on the 1 st and 3rd Thursdays in the Medical Education Department on the Brighton Campus. Seminar and workshop topics include education research, teaching methods, education theory, health and education policy and systems, education leadership and education career development.

In the past specific workshops and sessions have included:

Subject Presenter
Faculty development of the future Linda Snell, MD, MHPE, FACP. McGill Centre for Medical Education. Senior Clinician Educator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Risk Communication Paul Han, MD
Current Education Research Ronald Epstein, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Oncology and Nursing, University of Rochester
Research Abstracts and Posters Leah Mallory, MD
Social Media Casey MacVane, MD
Disruptive Innovation in Medical Education Peter Bates, MD
Milestone Development and Evaluation Eric Holmboe, MD, ACGME Senior VP
Career Development Jo Linder, MD
Team Based Learning Carl Germann, MD
Learning Climate Bob Bing-You, MD
Med Ed Financing Bob Bing-You, MD, Jenny Skofield, MS
Clinical Reasoning Robert Trowbridge, MD
Rethinking Presentations Vicki Hayes, MD, John Hatzenbuehler, MD
Curriculum Design Carl Germann, MD
Evaluation and survey design Paul Han, MD
Medical Education Research Bob Bing-You, MD, Denham Ward, MD, PhD
Conducting Qualitative Research Deb Rothenberg, MD
Interprofessional Education Sarah Hallen, MD
Facilitating Adult Education Kalli Varaklis, MD
Peer Observation of Teaching Denham Ward, MD, PhD
Entrustable Professional Activities Patricia O’Sullivan, EdD, Director of Research and Development in Medical Education, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, UCSF
Giving and receiving feedback Denham Ward, MD, PhD
Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine Bob Trowbridge, MD
Leadership Essentials Mike Roy, MD
Small Group Teaching Bob Bing-You, MD
Teaching on Rounds/5-Minute Preceptor Denham Ward, MD, Bob Bing-You, MD