Faculty Development Programs at New Jersey Medical School

In Academic Year 2009-2010 fourteen Faculty Development Sessions were presented for NJMS Faculty:

The IAMSE Faculty Development Series was presented to our faculty in the fall of 2009:

  • Red Hot Chili Pepper – Clinical and Basic Sciences Integration at Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Presenter: Kathryn K. McMahon and David Steele , October 1, 2009
  • A distributed Community Instructional Model of Medical Education. Presenter: Joel Lanphear and Marie Matte, October 8, 2009.
  • Medicine in a Virtual World – Using Simulation Technology to Enhance the Curriculum. Presenter: Lynn Crespo, October 15, 2009.
  • Filling a Void: Community Support for a New Medical School in Northeast Pennsylvania, The Commonwealth Medical College. Presenter: Robert M. D’Alessandri and Gerald Tracy, October 22, 2009.
  • Team –based Learning from 0-60+ in 18 Months. Presenter: Sandy Cook, October 29, 2009.

The IAMSE Faculty Development Series was presented to our faculty in the spring of 2010:

  • Basic Sciences in Medical Education: From Flexner to Today. Presenter: Edward P. Finnerty, March 9, 2010.
  • Controversies and Competences: The Future of Medical Education. Presenter Jason R. Frank, March 16, 2010.
  • Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians: Association of American Medical Colleges and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Report. Presenter: William R. Galey, March 23, 2010
  • Association of American Medical Colleges Review of MCAT Exam: Where are We? Presenter: Scott Oppler and Gary Rosenfeld, March 30, 2010.
  • Medical Education: Challenges and Next Steps. Presenter: Richard Gunderman, April 6, 2010.

In addition four other Faculty Development Sessions were conducted:

  • Richard Feinberg, NJMS Audience Response System Users Forum.  January 14, 2010.
  • James Hill and Sarah Karl, NJMS. March 11, 2010 – The Experience of Being a Medical Student
  • Scott Compton and Richard Feinberg, NJMS. May 13, 2010 - How to use Objectives for your Courses and Clerkships.
  • NBME Workshop – Constructing Better Quality Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) for the Basic and Clinical Sciences. August 3, 2010. Steven Haist and Susan Jacovino.