FD events are for staff, physicians, medical students, residents, graduate students, PhD faculty, other clinicians/health care providers - All are welcome!

Our core FD programming (*with approved study credits) is offered monthly throughout the year (excluding July and August).

T-TIME is part of the core curriculum for the Clinician Educator Diploma Program.  It is open for anyone to attend (you do not need to be enrolled in the fellowship program). 

T-TIME occurs monthly on the second calendar Thursday from 6:00-7:30pm (excluding July & August).  Sessions consist of two 45-minute workshop presentations and will take place virtually via Zoom (we hope to have some in-person sessions in the future). 

T-TIME will cover the core topics within the CEd program.  Presenters will be faculty from each core Unit.  Topics include:

  • Education theory made simple
  • How to do a curriculum needs assessment
  • Performing an Education Consultation
  • Tips for reading a MedEd paper
  • Programmatic Assessment
  • Simulation – what is it/why do it?
  • Dealing with the exceptional learner
  • How to Debrief (simulation)
  • Turning your project into scholarship
  • Formative vs Summative Assessment
  • How to use Tech in your teaching                                
  • Managing conflict
  • Curriculum mapping
  • Direct Observation                                                
  • Learners in Difficulty
  • Leadership Styles

View the 'Upcoming Faculty Development Virtual Event' section to find information on upcoming sessions 

Here’s a spin on your typical book club! We meet the last Thursday of the month from 2-3pm and informally discuss some of the recent publications that are relevant to medical education- just for the fun of it! Let us know if you are interested to host or participate! Join us and suggest a book/article/med ed resource.

View the 'Upcoming Faculty Development Virtual Event' section to find information on upcoming sessions 

Below are a few reading suggestions.  These titles will be discussed in upcoming editions of our MedEd Reading Club.

  • Resonate by Nancy Duarte
  • The Fearless Organization by Amy Edmondson
  • What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine by Danielle Ofri
  • The Coaching Habit - Say Less, Ask More & hange the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stainer
  • When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink

View this ICE blog post that describes 10 best papers in Medical Education. You may find a couple worth sifting through this summer! 

Previously Discussed Literature

  • Teamwork, Leadership and Communication – Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals by Teresa Paslawski
  • Range by David Epstein
  • Beyond the Biology: A Systematic Investigation of Noncontent Instructor Talk in an Introductory Biology Course. CBE Life Sciences Education, 14(4), Ar43.
  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
  • Do More Great Work by Michael Bungay Stainer
  • Educating for Indigenous Health Equity: An International Consensus Statement by Academic Medicine
  • Make it Stick (The Science of Successful Learning) by Peter C. Brown, Mark A. McDaniel
  • Mindset by Carol Dweck
  • Peak: How to Master Almost Anything by Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool
  • Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  • Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stonbe and Sheila Heen
  • The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  • Thinking Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Twelve tips to combat ill-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: A guide for health professionals & educators by Adam Neufeld & Greg Malin
  • Who am I, and who do I strive to be? Applying a theory of self-conscious emotions to medical education by William Bynum and Anthony Artino

Upcoming Faculty Development Virtual Events


Other Upcoming Virtual Events

The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching & Learning 

Committed to supporting and improving teaching and learning at the University of Saskatchewan, the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning (GMCTL) offers a variety of courses, workshops and events to help faculty, instructors and grad students.

Click this link to visit their primary Events, Courses and Workshops page.

AMEE Autumn 2020 Webinar Series

Webinar: Using artistic expression to enhance health professions students' understanding of their health needs and to develop their reflective practice
When: December 14, 2020

*An AMEE ID is required to register for the webinars.  If you do not have an AMEE account, you can create one (only takes a minute) and you will be provided with an AMEE ID. 

USask Competence by Design 

Creating Competent Competence Committees

  • PART A: Best Practices in Implementing and Maintaining your Competence Committees
    • Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 1-3 PM
  • PART B: Best Practices in CC Membership and Decision Making
    • Thursday, February 4, 2021 @ 1-3 PM


USask Competence by Design 

 Resident Self-Assessment Workshop

  • A how-to guide on fostering a developmental mindset in competency-based medical education.
    • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 1-3 PM



Join #MedEdChat on Twitter every Thursday evening.  More information

Rural Medical Education (RMED) by UofA

A University of Alberta series by and for rural physicians.  It is offered monthly both at an early time in the morning or an afterhours evening version.  Sign up by contacting: edsprrh@ualberta.ca.  Get RMED resources here.

Stay tuned for 2021 sessions.

Asynchronous Learning

Medical Education Grand Rounds (MEGR) previously occurred monthly in Faculty Development from 2017-2020. Sessions involved either a discussion around a medical education article of interest or a presentation of current research followed by discussion. While the focus is medical education, these sessions were open to all and the topics were usually applicable to other areas of health science education or education in general. View archived MEGR recordings here

Teaching & Learning Tuesdays previously occurred monthly in Faculty Development from 2017-2020. View archived TLT recordings here

IT Short Snappers are previously recorded FD Sessions that include topics such as Black Board, Panopto, WebEx, TopHat, etc.  View the Faculty Development IT Short Snappers.


Track Your Thinking

Thinking about your thinking – click here to download and use this template to record  “process notes” to reflect on what you want to use or take away from this page.  This can be similar to writing a progress note on patient care.  Download this pdf and keep it as a record.  Write out your comments on what you are learning and come back to this from time to time to see how your thoughts and feelings are changing.  Review what you have written and re-comment on how you are applying what you are learning to your day to day practice.

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