Planned events

Tailored to meet the ongoing needs and requests of Rady Faculty of Health Sciences educators, faculty development opportunities for learning are grouped in three areas in which you may develop as an educatordevelop your career, or develop as a researcher.

Sessions are offered in various formats including One hour sessions, half-day sessions, and longitudinal series. In addition, various modes of delivery are used, including face-to-face and online. Archived webinars can be found here.

One hour sessions - one-hour introductions to educational topics
Half day sessions - deeper exploration of topics 
Longitudinal series - breadth and depth on targeted topics
Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds - academic grand rounds, often with associated workshops
HaMLET - discussion forum with peers on a given topic
TIPS - intensive two day workshop, including presentations, discussions, and individual work

Click here for more info on OEFD events.


All sessions are offered through the Office of Educational & Faculty Development (OEFD), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with most being free of charge to UM faculty. To register for any of our sessions, visit the registration website.
You will need to create a user account the first time you register for an event.

Sessions developed by special request do not need to be advertised in or go through the same registration system.

Events by request

Our planned events offer a sample of the topics and areas in which you may choose to develop your knowledge and skills as teachers. OEFD members are also available to develop specialized workshops, events, or online curricula for faculty development.

Some examples include the following:

  • Staff retreats
  • Special learning sessions for groups/departments
  • General faculty development topics including:
    • The one minute preceptor
    • RIME: Evaluating the clinical learner
    • Feedback in the clinical setting
    • How to teach clinical reasoning
    • The teaching of professionalism
    • Simulation learning: principles and practice
    • Giving and receiving feedback
    • The problem learner or the learner with a problem?
    • Effective use of questioning as a teaching practice
    • The flipped classroom
    • Activating your classroom
    • Mindfulness knowledge, practice, and pedagogy for health professions educators
    • Writing for your professional life
    • Design and delivery of oral presentations
    • Educational scholarship: What is it and why should I care? 

Contact us if you have a particular request.