Education Skills Program

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Participants for our spring offering of the OFD’s Education Skills Program are being accepted. The program is 10 sessions beginning March 6 and will concluding May 29, 2020. The goals of the program are to enhance teaching skills among the pediatric faculty and promote peer networking and mentoring. Register at this link.

More topics:

  • Foundational assumptions about learning
  • Engaging and effective lectures to avoid cognitive overload
  • Creating a positive learning environment
  • Careers
  • Feedback
  • Writing accurate letters of recommendation
  • Mentoring – 2 sessions
  • Teaching with simulation
  • Bedside teaching
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