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Faculty Affairs | Professional Development | Diversity News
February 2018

This event will bring the Indiana higher education community together to examine teaching excellence and innovative pedagogies to encourage student learning. This year’s symposium will feature a keynote presentation, plenary presentation, concurrent sessions, a poster session and presenters’ reception, a showcase of student ePortfolios, and other opportunities to interact with colleagues.



Writing high-quality multiple choice items for exams can be a challenging task for many faculty members. In this session, participants will explore a number of different question types, including one-best-answer and extended matching items. Each participant will receive a copy of the manual "Constructing Written Test Questions for the Basic and Clinical Sciences."

Monday, February 12
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fairbanks Hall (FS) 5005


In the wake of recent disparaging remarks about Africa, Haiti, and South American countries, this session will contend with the topic of ‘single stories’ and stereotypes. We will consider their detrimental and dehumanizing impact on our relationships with our colleagues, communities, and patients, and discuss the importance of representative diversity, the cultivation of cultural humility, and the promotion of an inclusive climate.  

Thursday February 15
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Walther Hall (R3) 303


Faculty Vitality Study: In this interactive seminar, learn about how IUSM uses data from the Vitality Survey to improve policies and programs, and how your individual vitality shapes the culture.

Academic Life Hacks:
Faculty life at an academic medical center often entails trying to manage clinical duties, academic scholarship and personal life. This session will give tips on daily routines, task management, and shortcuts to better juggle all aspects of life as an academician.

Faculty Vitality Study
Thursday, March 1

Academic Life Hacks Tuesday, April 24


The "Dr. Patricia Treadwell Women in Medicine Series" explores how the intersections of race and gender affect academic medicine and the health sciences professions. This talk will discuss mentoring experiences of Black and Latino faculty in academic medicine, as well as a proposed focus on culturally-relevant mentoring.

Friday, March 2
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Walther Hall (R3) 203


It is crucially important to identify gender bias in research, but analysis cannot stop there. Gendered Innovations offer state-of-the-art methods of sex and gender analysis. Integrating these methods into basic and applied research produces excellence in science, health & medicine, and engineering research, policy, and practice.

Tuesday, March 6
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Walther Hall (R3) 303


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