Professional development bytes cover topics of relevance to all academic mission areas and faculty life including:

Professional development bytes include interviews with external, nationally known faculty and EVMS faculty members with expertise on the topic. CME credit is provided. Find more information about CME credit.

The average length of a byte is 16 minutes. They can be watched anywhere with access to the internet, at any time of day. 

Education

Team-based learning
Peggy Weissinger, EdD, MBA, Associate Director for Center of Innovation in Education and Leadership in Education, Co-Director of Office of Educational Scholarship, Georgetown University Medical Center

Team-centered learning: Do's and don'ts
Julie Kerry, PhD, Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, EVMS

Creating rubrics
Peggy Weissinger, EdD, MBA

Models of assessment: Using the RIME method in clerkships
Mily Kannarkat, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, EVMS

Engaging lectures
Julie Kerry, PhD

Standardized patients
Gayle Gliva-McConvey, Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning, EVMS

Giving clinical performance feedback: Sandwich and a little dessert
Robert Palmer, MD, MPH, Director, Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Professor of Internal Medicine, EVMS

Student learning
Allison P. Knight, PhD

Formative assessment: Not all assessment has to be graded
Peggy Weissinger, EdD, MBA

Leveraging metacognition to strengthen learning
Peggy Weissinger, EdD, MBA

The interactive lecture
W. Robert Fleischmann, PhD, Professor Emeritus at Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMU)

Strategies for facilitating learner engagement
David Elkowitz, DO, Associate Dean, Hofstra University Medical School

The hypothesis-driven physical exam
Rachel Yudkowsky, MD, MHPE, Director, Dr. Allan L. and Mary L. Graham Clinical Performance Center

Assessment of clinical reasoning
Larry Gruppen, PhD, Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School

Master adaptive learner
Larry Gruppen, PhD

Self-directed learning
Craig Goodmurphy, PhD, Professor of Anatomy and Pathology, EVMS

Linking education to outcomes
Larry Gruppen, PhD, Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School

Curriculum mapping
Sheila Chauvin, PhD, MEd, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Informed self-assessment
Linda Perkowski, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Making a success of remedial efforts for learners
Carol Pfeiffer, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut

Teaching and assessing clinical reasoning
Geoff Norman, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University

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Research and scholarly activity

Strategies to further innovative ideas at EVMS
Bob Armstrong, MS, Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning, EVMS

Publishing your educational innovation
Sonia Crandall, PhD, MS, Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine

The quality of medical education research
Larry Gruppen, PhD, Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School

Transformation and scholarly action
LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD, Associate Dean for Assessment and Faculty Development. Professor of Medical Education in the Department of Medical Education at Dell Medical School

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Administration, leadership and organizational development

The role of faculty in community engagement
Paul Aravich, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Anatomy, EVMS

Letters of recommendation for residency
Ronald Flenner, MD. Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, EVMS

Effective communication
Vincent Rhodes, PhD, Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications, EVMS

Refresher in oral presentation skills
Linda Cobb, MA, Communications Consultant

Temperament and leadership
Luanne Thorndyke, MD, FACP, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Career development

Pearls of Wisdom: Developing a successful clinical practice
Mark Sinesi, MD, Chair of Radiation Oncology, EVMS

Making the most of the mentoring relationship
Sheila Chauvin, PhD, MEd, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Making things count twice
Rebecca Britt, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Digital identity: Understanding, protecting and knowing its importance
Kimberley Barker, MLIS, Librarian for Digital Life, University of Virginia

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Wellness and vitality

Work-life balance
William A. Anderson, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University

Time management
Allison P. Knight, PhD, Director of Academic Development, Student Affairs, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, EVMS

Managing stress, building resilience
Aviad Haramati, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Medicine and Director, Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion at EVMS
Mekbib Gemeda, MA, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at EVMS

Graceful self-promotion
Luanne Thorndyke, MD, FACP, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

What does inclusive teaching and patient care look like?
Lawrence "Hy" Doyle, EdD

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