UGME Teaching Resources

PGME Teaching Resources

Tips and tools for teaching Medical Residents

For more information regarding medical resident education:

PGME  https://medicine.usask.ca/residents/pgme.php  

Go to https://medicine.usask.ca/residents/pgme-programs.php#ProgramContacts for information on Competency By Design as specialty programs move to competence medical education. 

The College of Family Physicians of Canada has many resources on the Triple C Family Medicine Curriculum https://www.cfpc.ca/triple_c/  See more information under the Teaching tab.

Teaching Tips for Clinicians

Mentors

https://www.stfm.org/facultydevelopment/otherfacultytraining/tipsfornewfaculty/topic-page/#5566

If you are looking for help teaching about Communication skills go to – http://doccom.org/ and the Institute for Healthcare Communication


 

Supports

PeeR Observation and Mentorship Program for Teaching in MEDicine (PROMPT-MED)

The purpose of this program is provide opportunities for faculty to grow their skillset in teaching through peer observation.  Depending on the  goals of the individual faculty member, this flexible program may be a one-time consultation with direct observation of teaching and feedback, or it may be a more long-term mentorship relationship with on-going coaching and development.  Peer observation can also be tailored depending on the predominant type of teaching the faculty member does (e.g. clinical, small group with facilitation, or large group/classroom).  The program will match the faculty member with a peer who has the appropriate teaching experience for the teaching context.  The feedback can used by the faculty member strictly for personal development of teaching, or it can be used for professional development (i.e., promotion and tenure).  Regardless of the context, the goal is provide constructive,  practical, and evidence-based feedback in a safe and supportive environment.  If you are interested in this program, please contact Dr. Greg Malin in the College of Medicine.


 

Online

It’s important that you obtain an NSID. How to get your NSID?This will allow you to sign in to PAWS, get library access, email, etc.

Programs and software used in the CoM:

  • WebEx – Willem de Jong and David Greaves
  • TopHat – Todd Reichert
  • BlackBoard – Willem de Jong and David Greaves
  • Examsoft – Todd Reichert
  • Panopto – David Greaves and Willem de Jong
  • One45 – Willem de Jong

Videos on these topics can be found here

For room bookings in Saskatoon:

Room1430 in the Health Sciences Library can be booked through Gwen Chan gwen.chan@usask.ca or call 306-966-5918

For all other room bookings, contact  Facilities Support Services at 966-4496

Technology Training & Support:


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LinkedIn Learning is an online training resource for all USask faculty, staff and students that is free at https://training.usask.ca/linkedin-learning/LIL.php. This online training resource contains thousands of videos on the latest software tools and skills.

WebEx support is 306-966-2222 which is the IT help desk

Other USask IT resources include:


 

Indigenous Health

FD highly recommends all faculty take the course on Indigenous Wellness.  This course is offered regularly and you can register though CME (Click Here to view the course details).

We also offer a workshop on Unconscious Bias and recommend this for all new faculty.

Other general information on Indigenous resources at http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/34/Publications.nccah

USask Indigenization links:

https://teaching.usask.ca/curriculum/indigenization.php#IndigenizationandTheUniversityofSaskatchewan

 AFMC has a manual of core competencies for UG teaching which is being updated:

First Nations, Inuit, Métis HealthCore Competencies - https://afmc.ca/pdf/CoreCompetenciesEng.pdf
and other information at their site -  Indigenous Health Needs - https://afmc.ca/medical-education/aboriginal-health-needs.

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Metacognition

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Thinking about your thinking – click on the image above 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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