Past Professional Development Workshops

Professional development workshops are specifically designed to enhance the academic skills faculty need to advance their careers.   

Past Workshops





Sep 25, 2014

Pros and Cons of Compressed Medical Schools

Stanley Goldfarb, MD
Steven Abramson, MD 

Oct 2, 2014

Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships

Janet Lindermann, MD, MBA
Lori Hansen, MD
Ed Simanton, PhD

Oct 9, 2014

Innovations in Bringing Basic Science into the Clinical Years

Leslie Fall, MD

Oct 15, 2014

Are You A Team Player?

Elza Mylona, PhD

Oct 29, 2014

Designing Your Educator's Portfolio

Elza Mylona, PhD

Nov 11, 2014

Getting your Educational Scholarship Published

Kate Ferguson, PhD

Dec 4, 2014

Beyond Talking Heads: 19 Techniques to electrify your lectures

Wenxia Wu, PhD

Jan 7, 2015

Student Learning and Teaching Styles

Allison Knight, PhD

Feb 9, 2015

Negotiation Skills and Conflict Resolution

Elza Mylona, PhD

Mar 12, 2015

Time Management

Allison Knight, PhD

Mar 25, 2015

Curriculum Blueprinting and Learner Feedback

Steve Pennell & David Stokes

Mar 26, 2015

Transforming Health Disparities Through Interprofessional Education, Research and Service


Memoona Hasnain, MD (IAMSE)

Mar 31, 2015

Arrows in the Quiver: Options for Ambulatory Teaching

LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD

Apr 1, 2015

Coaching for Performance Improvement

LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD

Apr 14, 2015

Role Modeling and Mentoring

Elza Mylona, PhD

Apr 20, 2015

Getting to Know ADDIE: A Systematic Approach to Curriculum Development and Instructional Design

Sheila W. Chauvin, PhD, MEd

Apr 27, 2015 

Time Management

Allison Knight, PhD

May 12, 2015

The Search for the Ideal Preceptor

William Anderson, PhD

May 12, 2015

Strategies for Increasing Work Life Balance

William Anderson, PhD

May 27, 2015

Qualitative Research Methods for Health Care and Community Health

Kate Ferguson, PhD

May 28, 2015 

Qualitative Research Methods for Health Care and Community Health

Kate Ferguson, PhD

June 4, 2015

Providing Effective Feedback

Elza Mylona, PhD

Aug 24, 2015

Communication is Key

Ken White, PhD

Sept 10, 2015

Value Added Student Roles that Align Education on Health System Needs

Jed Gonzalo, MD
Barbar Blatt, PhD

Sept 17, 2015

 A Development Pursuit of Foundational Scientific Knowledge

Kim Lomis, MD

Sept 22, 2015

Team-Based Learning

Peggy Weissinger, EdD

Sept 24, 2015

Closing the Gap Between Undergraduate Medical Education and Practice Realities of Today and Tomorrow

Lotte N. Dyrbye, MD

Oct 1, 2015

An Accelerated Pathway to Produce 21st Century Primary Care Physicians

Tonya Fancher, MD
Mark Henderson, MD

Oct 5, 2015

Healthcare Accounting Concepts

Christine Petrovitz, PhD

Oct 8, 2015

Educating Medical Students in a Clinical Environment Throughout the Entire Curriculum

Brenda Rogers, MD

Oct 12, 2015

Creating Rubrics

Peggy Weissinger, EdD

Oct 20, 2015

Effective Feedback

Elza Mylona, PhD

Dec 1, 2015

Evidence-Based Teaching in Higher Education: Strategies to Improve Student Learning

Maryellen, MD
Victor Benassi, PhD

Dec 11, 2015

Community Engagement and Research: Spanning Boundaries to Meet the EVMS Vision

Ann C. Bonham, PHD

Jan 8, 2016

AAMC Virtual Event 

Multiple Presenters

Jan 12, 2016

Practical Strategies for Producing Effective Literature Reviews

Sheila Chauvin, PhD

Jan 12, 2016

Searching and Evaluating the Medial Education Literature

Shiela Chauvin, PhD

Jan 14, 2016

Overview of the Status and Future Direction

Geoff Norman, PhD

Jan 21, 2016

How to Get Started

Grace Brannan, PhD

Jan 28, 2016

How to do Educational Research

David Yens

Feb 4, 2016

Hot to Find Funding 

Jane Dumsha, PhD

Feb 10, 2016

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Effective: Getting the Most Out of Presentation Software

Vincent Rhodes, PhD

Feb 11, 2016

How to Publish Your Results

Peter de Jong, PhD

Feb 15, 2016

Effective Collaboration with Pharm

William McPheat, PhD, MBA
Robert Armstrong

Feb 18, 2016

Editor's Tips for Success in Publishing (Panel)

Geoff Norman, PhD
Anna Cianciolo, PhD
Scott Cottrell, EdD
Peter de Jong, PhD

Feb 18, 2016

Building a Successful Research Collaboration

Rcihard Britten, PhD

Feb 22, 2016

Linking Program and Course Objectives to Learning Activities for Both Face-to-Face and Distance Learning

Helena Russell, MS
Wenxia (Joy) Wu, PhD

Mar 2, 2016

Formative Assessment: Not All Assessment has to be Graded

Peggy Weissinger, EdD

Mar 2, 2016

Leveraging Metacognition to Stengthen Learning 

Peggy Weissinger, EdD

Mar 3, 2016

Instructional Design, Learning Objectives, Backwards Design and Blooms Taxonomy

Michelle Yoon, PhD

Mar 10, 2016

Planning for Curriculum Mapping

Diana Kurzwell, PhD

Mar 14, 2016

Building Resilience

Patrick Smith, PhD

Mar 17, 2016

Testing Your Test: Assessing the Quality of Test Items

Veronica Michaelsen, MD, PhD

Mar 24, 2016

Essay Exams to Access Medical Knowledge in a Large Health Professions Education Class

Amy Wilson-Delflosse, PhD
Klara Papp, PhD

Mar 29, 2016

Publishing Your Educational Innovations

Sonia Crandall, PhD

Mar 31, 2016

Applying Quality Improvement Principles to Advance Faculty Development

Andrea Berry, MPNA
Julie Bridges Catalano, MSEd
Don Robinson, PhD

Apr 5, 2016

How to Develop a Successful Community Engaged Research Program

Olugbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH

Apr 13, 2016


TH.J. ten Cate, PhD

Apr 19, 2016

Scholarly Writing: Strategies that Work to Maximize Success

Sheila Chauvin, PhD

Apr 19, 2016

Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research

Sheila Chauvin, PhD

Apr 26, 2016

Building International Collaborations

Ahmed Reja Goysh, MD

May 10, 2016

Questionnaire Design and Survey Research

Karen Richardson-Nassif, PhD

May 16, 2016

Appreciative Inquiry

Robert Palmer, MD

May 17, 2016

Preparing Your Academic Dossier

Elza Mylona, PhD

June 1, 2016

Communicating - Elevator Speech

Vincent Rhodes, PhD, APR

June 2, 2016

Healthcare Accounting Concepts

Christine Petrovis, PhD

June 8, 2016

The Essentials of Effective Online Teaching

Helena Russell, MS
Wenxia Wu, PhD

June 16, 2016

Preparing Your Academic Dossier

Elza Mylona, PhD

Sept 8, 2016

Use of Preclinical High Fidelity Medical Simulations (HFMS) to Promote the Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences in Undergraduate Medical Education

Laurel Gorman, PhD

Sept14, 2016

Team-Based Learning

Senthil Rajasekaran, MD

Sept15, 2016

Self-Directed Learning in Your Curriculum - Getting from Theory to Practice

Sandrijn Vanschaik, MD, PhD

Douglas Larsen, MD

William Cutrer, MD

Sept 19, 2016

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Approach to Organizational Change and Medical Education

Robert Palmer, MD

Sept22, 2016

Entrustment Decision Making in EPA=Based Curricula

Olle ten Cate, PhD

Sept 29, 2016

Standardized Patient Educators in Assessment

Gayle Gliva

Heidi Lane, EdD

Carrie Bohnert, MPA

Oct 6, 2016

New Tools and Paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences

John Mahan, MD

Oct 11, 2016

Preparing Your Academic Dossier

Elza Mylona, PhD

Oct 19, 2016

Aligning Educational Objectives to Assessments to Meet Accreditation Standards

Julie Bridges, PhD

Oct 27, 2016

The PCORI Funding Mechanism

Judith Taylor-Fishwick, MSc

Tina Cunningham, PhD

Nov 1, 2016

Evidence-Based Medicine

April Pace, MLS

Nov 1, 2016

Biomedical Sciences PhD Curriculum: Seeking Improvements

Ralph Keil, PHD

Nov 3, 2016

Formative Assessments (Clickers, Rubrics and E-Value)

Julie Bridges, PhD

Nov 9, 2016

Teaching in Small Groups

Judith Taylor-Fishwick, MSc

Nov 15, 2016

Evidence-Based Medicine

April Pace, MLS

Nov 17, 2016

The PCORI Funding Mechanism

Judith Taylor-Fishwick, MSc

Tina Cunningham, PhD

Dec 5, 2016

New Educational Initiatives in the UVA School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Amy Bouton, PhD

Dec 7, 2016

How to Navigate the EVMS IRB: Tips and Tools

Harry Tillman, PhD

Jan 5, 2017

Physician Burnout and Distress - Causes, Consequences, and a Structure for Solutions

Colin West, MD, PhD

Jan 12, 2017

Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multifaceted Approach

Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd

Jan 18, 2017

Setting Defensible Cut Scores for Standardized Patient-Based Assessments

Rachel Yudkowsky, MD, MHPE

Jan 19, 2017

Strategies for Promoting Personal Health and Wellness and Leading Change at the Individual Level

Catherine Pipas, MD, MPH

Jan 23, 2017

Self-Directed Learning

Craig Goodmurphy, PhD

Jan 26, 2017

The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

Avaid Haramati, PhD

Jan 27, 2017

Managing Talent and Performance Reviews

Kevin Grigsby, DSW

Feb 2, 2017

Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice, and Appreciative Dialogue

Michael Krasner, MD

Feb 6, 2017

Conflict Management

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

Feb 8, 2017

Time Management

Allison Knight, PhD

Feb 20, 2017

Formative Assessments

Craig Goodmurphy, PhD

Feb 23, 2017

Conflict Management

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

Mar 2, 2017

Remediation of Basic Science in Integrated Blocks

Giulia Bonaminio, PhD

Jeanetter Guerrasio, MD

Mar 6, 2017

Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

Mar 9, 2017

Remediation of "High Stakes" Professional Exams

Aubrey Knight, MD

Nicole Wadswoth, Do

Pat Kenney-Moore, EdD

Mar 16, 2017

How to Remediate Trust Issues Related to EPAs

Brain Martin

Mar 20, 2017

Hypothesis Driven Research

Larry Gruppen, PhD

Mar 21, 2017

Assessing Clinical Reasoning

Larry Gruppen, PhD

Mar 22, 2017

Developing Research Budgets and Accounting for Expenditure

Brian Martin, PhD

David Taylor-Fishwick, PhD

Yolanda Demory, CRA

Mar 23, 2017

Planning Your Transition to Retirement

Donald Martin, LPC, CEAP, CCISM

Mar 23, 2017

Sharing Assessment Information: Why, How and What to Consider

Lynn Cleary, MD

Mar 27, 2017

Time Management

Allison Knight, PhD

Mar 30, 2017

Clinical Skills Remediation

Cate Nicholas, EdD

Camilla Curren, MD

Apr 5, 2017

Personnel Management: Managing Your Team

Matthew Schenk

May 8, 2017

Development of Your Career Plan

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

May 15, 2017

Master Adaptive Learner

Larry Gruppen, PhD

May 15, 2017

Data Management and Preparing for Statistical Consultation

Larry Gruppen, PhD

May 17, 2017

Teaching and Assessing Clinical Reasoning

Geoff Norman, PhD

May 24, 2017

Can we be Biased and Not Know it? Taking Stock of Our Implicit Bias (Unconscious Bias)

Mekbib Gemeda, MA

May 31, 2017

Preparing Your Academic Dossier

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

June 26, 2017

Quality of Educational Research

Larry Gruppen, PhD

June 26, 2017

Measuring Educational Outcomes with Reliability and Validity

Larry Gruppen, PhD