October Faculty Development Programs

Jefferson’s faculty development programs are available to all levels of faculty from each college and school. Three programs will be offered in October:

So You Want to Use Simulation in Your Classes…

Instructors: Katherine Berg, MD (JMC), Dale Berg, MD (JMC), John Duffy, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN (JSN), E. Adel Herge, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA (JSHP) and Elena Umland, PharmD (JSP)
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 3:30 pm -5:00 pm
Location: 308 Hamilton


Through didactic and hands-on learning activities and discussion participants in this session will:

  • Identify the benefits of integrating stimulation activities into health education.
  • Experience simulation using technologies available at the UCSSC.
  • Know the resources available to assist faculty in integrating simulation activities into their courses.
  • Describe various methods of evaluating the effectiveness of simulation technologies in their curriculums.
  • Identify opportunities to integrate simulation into their courses.

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Leading Change: Putting the Elephant in the Room

Instructor: Stephen P. Bogdewic, PhD
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm – 5 pm
Location: 101 BLSB


  • Describe the core competency of leadership most relevant to change.
  • Review the range of issues that can make change difficult.
  • Analyze a case study to determine what went wrong with a change process.
  • Describe a specific model for managing a change (either one you lead or one in which you participate).

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Academic Medicine and Industry: Managing Conflicts While Developing Relationships

Instructor: Jordan Cohen, MD
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Connelly Auditorium, 1st Floor Hamilton


  • To give attendees a better understanding of how to manage potential conflicts of interest that may arise when collaborating with industry.
  • To review the various conflicts that may arise within the practice of medicine.
  • To learn about the Physician Payment Sunshine Act which will require pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals.

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