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Promotion & Tenure 101 series: Personal Statement workshop

January 31, 2017

Your personal statement is a map or guide that helps the readers of your file understand you and see the connecting threads in your work, and understand your original contributions to the field. To receive advice about how to create a compelling and effective personal statement for Promotion and Tenure, please join us for this seminar.

Speaker: Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

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Promotion & Tenure 101: Preparing an Effective CV workshop

January 19, 2017

The CV is a snapshot of the individual's entire professional life and therefore should accurately reflect all major activities relevant to the profession throughout the individual's career. In this session, we reviewed both content and format of effective CVs.

Speaker: Virginia Delaney-Black, Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Medicine.

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MedEdPORTAL: Accelerate your Teaching Preparation; Publish your Educational Work

March 22, 2016

Would you like to quickly find high-quality, peer-reviewed educational materials (cases, PowerPoint presentations, videos) that you can teach with right now? MedEdPORTAL is an open, free educational resource provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges and other academic partners. This one-hour workshop will introduce the breadth and depth of teaching materials available to medical educators. You will also learn how to publish your educational innovations and gain maximum exposure of your work in this database. After publishing in MedEdPORTAL, you will retain copyright of your original work through a Creative Commons license. You will receive data about how your contribution is used globally. Bring a laptop to explore MedEdPORTAL during the session.

Instructor: Dr. Katherine Akers, Biomedical Research/Research Data Specialist

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Promotion & Tenure 101 series: Documenting your Teaching workshop (Includes Obtaining SET Scores)

March 23, 2016

Teaching is an essential component of faculty work, and documenting your teaching effectively is essential for the process of Promotion and Tenure and Annual Review, as well as for reflecting upon and improving your teaching. In this session, participants will review the requirements for documenting teaching, observe examples of how to document a variety of types of teaching, and have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss teaching documentation with the presenter and fellow participants.

Speakers: Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, and Charlene Brain, Senior Faculty Affairs Specialist.

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Promotion & Tenure 101 series: Personal Statement workshop

March 3, 2016

Your personal statement is a map or guide that helps the readers of your file understand you and see the connecting threads in your work, and understand your original contributions to the field. To receive advice about how to create a compelling and effective personal statement for Promotion and Tenure, please join us for this seminar.

Speaker: Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

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Accelerate Workshops: Virtual Resources and tools for Employee Development

March 1, 2016

Accelerate is an electronic database that houses thousands of resources right at your fingertips. Start the year off fresh with a variety of books, courses, videos and job aids that have been hand-picked to meet your needs.

This 30-minute workshop that will show you how to:

  1. Explore key topics of interest such as Adult Learning, Microsoft Office, Time Management, Teamwork, Mentoring, Generational Differences, and more!
  2. Leverage Accelerate to work within your busy schedule.
  3. Search, find and save resources with ease.

**Accelerate is ONLY available to users who are WSU benefited employees with 50% assignment or more.

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Promotion & Tenure 101: Preparing an Effective CV workshop

March 1, 2016

The CV is a snapshot of the individual's entire professional life and therefore should accurately reflect all major activities relevant to the profession throughout the individual's career. In this session, we reviewed both content and format of effective CVs.

Speaker: Virginia Delaney-Black, Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Medicine.

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CV Format for FTE (payroll), FTA and advanced rank voluntary

 


Promotion & Tenure 101 series: Overview and Dossier Preparation Tips

February 18, 2016

Virginia Delaney-Black, Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Medicine, presented the first session of "Promotion & Tenure 101 series: Overview and Dossier Preparation Tips" in Margherio Conference Center.

This presentation provided an overview of the faculty Promotion and Tenure process from the department through university levels. We reviewed the components of a P&T dossier and recommended strategies to present effective materials for review.

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Publishing Case Reports seminar

February 16, 2016

Are you planning to publish a medical case report?

Although your chances of publishing in a mainstream journal are slim, a vast number of new open-access journals focus on publishing case reports and have higher acceptance rates. Unfortunately, many of these journals employ questionable publishing practices.

This session will provide an introduction to "case reports journals", guidance for distinguishing between reputable and non-reputable journals, and tips for writing high-quality case reports.

Presenter: Dr. Katherine Akers, Biomedical Research/Research Data Specialist

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FD4ME Active Adult Learning session: "The Practical Side of Feedback"

February 12, 2016

Maria S. Kokas, PhD, presented FD4ME Active Adult Learning session: "The Practical Side of Feedback" in Margherio Conference Center.

This session focused on feedback and practical application of actionable concepts from the perspectives of those giving as well as receiving feedback.

It included didactics and opportunities for skill development to prepare you to train others to better understand and implement more skilled feedback behaviors in medical education settings.

Participants of this seminar :

  1. Expanded their knowledge of feedback principles and their application.
  2. Identified strategies to enhance their instructional abilities from a learner-centric perspective.
  3. Learned to conduct training sessions for faculty and trainees to help them formulate personal feedback constructs and scripts that incorporate question-asking and listening skills

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Promotion & Tenure at WSU: Policies and Advise (School of Medicine)"

January 12, 2016, Margherio Conference Center

John Vander Weg, Associate Provost for Academic Personnel, and Virginia Delaney-Black, Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Medicine co-moderated "Promotion & Tenure at WSU: Policies and Advise (School of Medicine)" in Margherio Conference Center.

The presentation included testimonials regarding the processes of promotion and tenure from Alana Conti, Associate Professor of neurosurgery; David Edelman, Associate Professor of surgery; and Sokol Todi, Associate Professor of pharmacology.

The topics included:

  • What it means to be on tenure–track: point of view of your department; what a probationary period means
  • What to do:  importance of mentoring with the right mentor; understanding the university
  • P&T process & preparing the case:  external reviews & the role of the candidate; professional record; personal statement
  • Details on the assignment and where to go for help and advice:  expectations on teaching, research and grants, and service

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Design your Plan for 2016: Setting Goals and Fulfilling Commitments

December 22, 2016, Margherio Conference Center

This is your chance to get started with tips on how to organize your schedule and create and fulfil "SMART" goals for 2016. Implement proven strategies for planning for a successful year by focusing on three critical areas:

Review: What can I learn from reviewing the past year?
Reflection and Goal Setting:

  • What continues to work well for me in my work and personal life? What should I continue?
  • What changes would I like to consider for 2016?
  • What could I stop doing that is not working well for me?
  • What could I begin that could enhance my work and personal life?

Commitment: What will facilitate my success and satisfaction in 2016?

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Preparing for Annual Review and Selective Salary

December 10, 2015, Margherio Conference Center

This important seminar is designed to prepare you to more effectively document your recent academic activities and optimize your annual review meeting with your chair or chief. It also explains the process of Selective Salary. You will learn how to prepare an effective CV, Faculty Activity Summary, and Teaching Grid.

Speakers: Dr. Virginia Delaney-Black, Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, and Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

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FD4ME - Adult Learning Theory: Premises and Practices

November 13, 2015, Margherio Conference Center

This train-the-trainer session focused on Adult Learning Theories and their application in the medical education setting. The session included mini-lectures and a series of "hands on" activities that prepared participants to train others to become more efficient and productive teachers in the medical education setting.

Participants gained an understanding of theories of adult learning; identified new instructional strategies that will build their teaching repertoire; and recognized and refined their current instructional strategies to enhance student learning and retention. The session prepared participants to conduct training sessions for faculty and residents to teach them how to utilize these instructional strategies in the clinical and didactic settings. 

Facilitators: Heidi Kromrei, PhD (Detroit Medical Center)

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As one adult learning strategy, "flipped classroom," medical teachers can assign learning material before a group session and then guide learners to apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter. To view a "flipped classroom" facilitation guide, click here

 


The School of Medicine's New Faculty Orientation 

October 29, 2015, Margherio Conference Center

New Faculty Orientation is an opportunity to learn about services and support available to faculty members in the SOM and throughout Wayne State University. The agenda includes a Dean's Welcome, presentations on Career Development, the Educational and Research Environments at the SOM, and Financial Facts You Need to Know. 

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PAD Seminar - External Funding:  Insights to Professional Foundations

October 22, 2015, Margherio Conference Center

This seminar placed emphasis on finding funding prospects and managing relationships with foundations. Topics included: Working with Foundation Relations, Finding Resources, Interacting with Foundations and Leveraging Grant Funds.

Speakers: Heidi Coates, Director for Foundation Relations, Susan Miller, Director for Research Philanthropy, School of Medicine, and Julianne Bjarnesen, Assistant Director for Foundation Relations

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Associate Provost Presentation: Annual Review and Selective Salary

October 14, 2015, Margherio Conference Center

The Office of Faculty Affairs invited Associate Provost John VanderWeg to give a presentation on the Annual Review (Focus: Academic Staff, FTE term appointed Faculty, Staff and FTA faculty) and Selective Salary (Focus: Academic Staff and FTE Faculty) programs. 

Chairs, faculty academic staff and administrators who attended this session gained a better perspective of the annual review and selective salary programs and had opportunity to ask questions of the Associate Provost.

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Internal Funding Opportunities: WSU Support for Faculty Research

Professional and Academic Development (PAD) Seminar Series

September 24, 2015, Margherio Conference center 

Speakers: Gloria Heppner, Associate Vice President for Research and John Vander Weg, Associate Provost for Academic Personnel.

Drs. Gloria Heppner and John Vander Weg discussed internal funding programs and awards available from the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Provost. Each program or award's vision, purpose, target audience and review process was discussed.

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Why Can't Everybody Be Like Me?

Individual and Professional Differences in Effective Teaching

Guest Speaker - Dan Pratt, Ph.D.

Professor of Adult & Higher Education, Department of Educational Studies Senior Scholar, Center for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia

To view Dr. Pratt's bio please click here

Video of seminar "Why Can't Everybody Be Like Me?"

Dr. Dan Pratt visited Wayne State University School of Medicine on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. His seminar was held in the Margherio Family Conference Center.