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Faculty development

This committee under the direction of  newly appointed Dr. Shelly Weiss supports faculty members through the areas of career development in: 

  • Teaching/education skills
  • Research and clinical care skills
  • Mentorship
  • Work life balance
  • Assistance with CDCP/triennial review
  • Career counseling
  • Academic leave/retirement planning and promotions

Education Program  2012 - 2013

Faculty from the All Departments are invited to participate.

TITLE:  Faculty Development for Teaching in Paediatric Settings (TIPS) course
Course Directors:  Sanjay Mehta, MD, Shelly Weiss, MD

Description:     
Targeted for all levels of medical and surgical faculty from all departments at HSC.  Come join us for five free interactive 1.5 hour sessions hosted by internal and external co-facilitators on the 2nd Monday of every month from September 2011 through January 2012, and repeated again on the 1st Thursday of every month from February 2012 through June 2012.  Lunch will be provided, and all sessions will be on site.  Modules are not linked sequentially, so feel free to come to a few or come to all.  Certificates of completion will be provided to those who attend at least 3 out of 5 of the sessions. 

The series is organized by Dr. Sanjay Mehta, Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine in collaboration with Dr. Shelly Weiss, Director, Office of Faculty Development. This activity will be accredited for educational credit with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Contact Dr. Sanjay Mehta or Dr. Shelly Weiss for further information.   

Program Objectives: 

After participating in the TIPS course, participants will:

  1. Learn practical tips to improve teaching skills in the in-patient and /or ambulatory setting
  2. Develop interactive teaching techniques and other methods to enhance presentation skills
  3. Strengthen skills in teaching the challenging learner
  4. Improve abilities to provide effective feedback

SESSIONS #1– September 2012 - January 2013
ROOM:  
7704 Atrium
TIME:
12:00 - 1:30pm

Register for these sessions

DATES

SPEAKERS

SESSION TITLES

Monday, November 12, 2012

Elaine Ng - HSC
Afrothite Kotsakis - HSC

Debriefing/Feedback

Monday, December 10, 2012

Shirley Lee - Mount Sinai Hospital
Ann Jefferies - Mount Sinai Hospital

How to Keep your Audience Awake: Interactive Teaching

Monday, January 14, 2013

Karen Leslie - HSC
Shelly Weiss - HSC

Mentorship

The TIPS rounds are a self -approved group learning activity (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 

SESSIONS #2– February - June 2013
ROOM:  
1527 Hill Wing
TIME:
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

The following are the session dates, the speakers and sessions titles will be announced soon:

  • Thursday, February 7, 2013
  • Thursday, March 7, 2013
  • Thursday, April 4, 2013
  • Thursday, May 2, 2013
  • Thursday, June 6, 2013

The TIPS rounds are a self -approved group learning activity (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

OMA Physician Health Program Workshops
Reference Materials:

Introduction to Mindfulness

Resilience for Medical Leaders

For more information, please contact:

Ramona Zacharias
Admin Coordinator
Paediatrics
Medical Education - Postgraduate Office
555 University Ave
1206B, Black Wing
Toronto, ON
M5X 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7654 ext. 28905
Fax: 416-813-5230
email: ramona.zacharias@sickkids.ca