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Culture Change Foundations: Improving Workplace Climate

March 21, 2022

This foundational course will guide learners through the first step in embarking on a culture change journey. First, the course establishes a shared language for understanding and talking about what culture is, what climate is, and how the two are interrelated. Next, the course explores methods to affect climate and wraps up with a model for culture change. The model will help learners to consider principles and steps to create culture change that sticks.  You will learn to: Define culture, climate and how they are interrelatedDescribe some methods to affect climate    You will benefit by: Applying principles and steps to…

Top 5 Errors Authors Make When Writing Scientific Papers

March 14, 2022

Join us for this workshop as Tom Annesley, PhD discusses ways to avoid the top errors that authors make when developing scientific papers including: The Introduction: Failure to set the scene for the readerThe Results: Confusing data from resultsFigures and Tables: Difficulty reading and grasping the messageThe Discussion: Making a poor argument for your workResponding to Reviewers: Failure to help reviewers see changes After attending this session, participants will be able to: Better tie together the major sections of a scientific paper.Differentiate data from results when writing a scientific paper.Improve the visual presentation of data in figures and tables. Register…

Developing Your Educator’s Portfolio

March 14, 2022

Preparing the documents needed for promotion takes time and attention to detail. One of the critical items needed in the presentation of one’s materials is the Educators’ Portfolio. Despite the importance of this document, many faculty still find it difficult to pull together a successful package.  This workshop is designed for late-stage junior faculty and early mid-career faculty who are interested in the promotional trajectory from the Assistant to Associate and to the Full Professor designation. Those who participate will enjoy the opportunity to learn some of the best approaches to putting together a teaching portfolio and discuss the promotion…

Crucial Conversations

March 14, 2022

This will be a two-day workshop on Crucial Conversations, held one week apart. Participants must attend both days. June 7  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. June 14  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results. In this workshop, participants will learn to:  Improve dialogue & engagement Participants learn the dialogue skills demonstrated by top performers—skills that help you talk with anyone about anything to reach alignment and…

Crucial Conversations

March 14, 2022

This will be a two-day workshop on Crucial Conversations, held one week apart. Participants must attend both days. June 7  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. June 14  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results. In this workshop, participants will learn to:  Improve dialogue & engagement Participants learn the dialogue skills demonstrated by top performers—skills that help you talk with anyone about anything to reach alignment and…

Kick A$$ Scientific Presentations

March 14, 2022

As physicians and scientists we are often given the opportunity to present our work or speak at scientific meetings, but there are very few resources on how to give a great scientific talk. Scientists often overwhelm their audience with data-heavy cluttered slides that detract from the message rather than enhancing your work. Audiences remember information better if the speaker is engaging and can make them care about the data, a task that has become more difficult with the sudden "new normal" of virtual presentations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Register here This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty…

Presentation Skills for Non-Native English-Speaking Medical School Faculty: Optional Session 3

March 14, 2022

This workshop is a 2-part series (with an optional 3rd session); participants must attend both sessions. As a non-native English speaker, do you find giving presentations to an English-speaking audience challenging? Does the language barrier sometimes make you second-guess yourself or get in the way of audience engagement, even if you are an experienced presenter in your native tongue? Would you like to improve your verbal and non-verbal communication skills so you can connect with an audience more easily and effectively? If so, please join speech coach and public speaking trainer Eleni Kelakos, The Speaker Whisperer®, and Jiawei Ribaudo, PhD…

Presentation Skills for Non-Native English-Speaking Medical School Faculty: Session 2

March 14, 2022

This workshop is a 2-part series (with an optional 3rd session); participants must attend both sessions. As a non-native English speaker, do you find giving presentations to an English-speaking audience challenging? Does the language barrier sometimes make you second-guess yourself or get in the way of audience engagement, even if you are an experienced presenter in your native tongue? Would you like to improve your verbal and non-verbal communication skills so you can connect with an audience more easily and effectively? If so, please join speech coach and public speaking trainer Eleni Kelakos, The Speaker Whisperer®, and Jiawei Ribaudo, PhD…

Presentation Skills for Non-Native English-Speaking Medical School Faculty: Session 1

March 14, 2022

This workshop is a 2-part series (with an optional 3rd session); participants must attend both sessions. As a non-native English speaker, do you find giving presentations to an English-speaking audience challenging? Does the language barrier sometimes make you second-guess yourself or get in the way of audience engagement, even if you are an experienced presenter in your native tongue? Would you like to improve your verbal and non-verbal communication skills so you can connect with an audience more easily and effectively? If so, please join speech coach and public speaking trainer Eleni Kelakos, The Speaker Whisperer®, and Jiawei Ribaudo, PhD…