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Faculty Development News
June 2016

Many assignments are not designed for gathering data on learning outcomes. To develop assignments that capture these data more effectively, this workshop will begin with a discussion of the design elements needed for an effective assignment, followed by a collective review and critique of several real assignments.

Friday, June 24
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Campus Center (CE) 268


Back by popular demand! This three-session series is designed to train participants to communicate complex scientific topics more effectively to non-experts like patients, learners, lawmakers, and funders. This program is free and open to all IUSM and IUPUI faculty and graduate students. All participants are asked to commit to the entire three workshop series, as each session builds upon the previous.

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The Indiana University School of Medicine believes that honoring outstanding teaching, research, and service is an important part of our culture. Submit nominations for the following awards:

  • Scholar-Educator Award
  • Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Awards
  • Outstanding Community Engagement Award
  • Inspirational Educator Award

Submit Nominations to by Friday, July 29

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OFAPD is now soliciting applications for this year’s Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP). LAMP is a cohort-based, yearlong faculty development and orientation program designed for faculty in the 2nd and 3rd years of their appointment.

To apply, submit a one-page document describing your career goals and what you most want to accomplish in the next three years, along with a brief statement of support from your chair or division director.

Submit to by Friday, July 29

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Although widely used in research to analyze and communicate data, graphs and charts are often poorly mastered by researchers. Based on Dr. Jean-luc Doumont's popular book, Trees, Maps, and Theorems, this workshop will provide attendees the skills needed to:
  • Select the appropriate type of image for a given data set and research question
  • Optimize a graph's layout to reveal a study's outcomes
  • Write a caption that is useful for the researcher and reader

Thursday, August 18
5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Glick Eye Institute (GK) 103

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This seminar comprehensively addresses both conceptual and practical aspects of the grant-writing process. All participants will receive light breakfast, boxed lunch, and a copy of The Grant Application Writer's Workbook.

Tuesday, August 30
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Walther Hall (R3) 203
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