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Faculty Development Newsletter

April, 2013

Stepping Stones of Leadership with Dean Craig Brater

Wednesday, April 24 | 11:45 – 1:00PM | Fairbanks Hall (FS) 1111

The Stepping Stones of Leadership series is intended to create a forum where all faculty and students can learn about professional development through hearing the personal career journeys of successful faculty.

By including Dean Brater in the Stepping Stones of Leadership series, we honor his commitment to helping all faculty to reach their full potential. 

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Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, April 4 | 8:00 – 4:00PM | IUPUI Campus Center

Named in honor of the former dean of the faculties, this event brings the higher education community together to examine the various instructional strategies that encourage learning. Faculty can attend all or part of the day, as their schedule allows.

This year’s symposium includes:

E.C. Moore Symposium Homepage >>


Registration Open for the Mobile Computing in Medical Education Conference

Friday, May 31 | 8:00 – 5:00PM | Fairbanks Hall

Registration is open for the inaugural Mobile Computing in Medical Education (MCME) conference.Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA, faculty director of the iMedEd instructional technology program at the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine will present the keynote.  The program also includes presentations from students, residents, fellows, and faculty with interests in the use of mobile tablets (such as iPads) in medical education. 

The deadline to register is Friday, April 26.  This event is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Medical Education and the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. 

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An Integrative Approach Toward Stress and Resilience

Thursday, May 9 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Faculty in academic medicine experience stress each day of their lives, caused by shrinking reimbursement, pressure to see more patients and write grants, and increasing complexity of the field. 

How can faculty cope with the stress of modernity, when our bodies' stress management systems were created to deal with saber-toothed-tigers?

This interactive session, presented by Larry Bergstrom, MD , Program Director of  Complementary and Integrative Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, will address the physiological effects of stress and teach methods to increase skills in coping and resilience though evidence-based Integrative Medicine principles.

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American Medical Women Association Mentor Mixer

Tuesday, April 16 | 5:30 – 7:00PM | The Creation Café and Euphoria

The Women Student - Faculty Mentoring Mixers are a great opportunity for all interested IUSM learners and faculty to build their networks.  The event is open to women medical students, graduate students, residents, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. Please join us in this opportunity to network with the Women's Advisory Council at Euphoria located on the 2nd floor of Creation Cafe.

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Save the Date: Writing from the Reader's Perspective with Dr. George Gopen

Tuesday, July 9 & Wednesday, July 10

As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one's scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever.  In this day-long workshop, George Gopen, PhD, JD, presents his approach, based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.

As in past years, Dr. Gopen will also conduct hour-long, individualized consultations.  Only faculty members who participate in the day-long event will have access to the individual consultation registration. 

More about Dr. Gopen's original approach to scientific writing can be found in his article, The Science of Scientific Writing.

register for Tuesday, July 9 >>

register for Wednesday, July 10 >>

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