Are you an educator who is interested in developing your knowledge, skills, and capacity in the areas of teaching and learning? Do you support fellows, residents, medical students, and/or trainees? Then these workshops are for you!

Our Clinician Educator Workshops are led by members of the Department of Anesthesiology and aim to enhance clinician educator skills in key educational areas, listed below. These high-yield, research-based virtual workshops can be attended as a whole series or separately, depending on your area of interest and availability.

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Event Details

Giving Feedback in the Clinical Setting: When and How 
April 6, 2023
4:00 p.m. 
Jacob AuBuchon, MD
Debra Pulley, MD
Brian Torres, CRNA
Rachel Moquin, EdD 
Define feedback; discover ways to give practical and timely formative and summative feedback; practice giving feedback in challenging situations and when short on time; reflect on the newly learned techniques and how 
they will improve the quality of feedback in the future 
Team Dynamics 
April 10, 2023
4:00 p.m. 
Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA
Muthuraj Kanakaraj, MD
Helga Komen, MD
Molly McCormick, MD
Sarah Perez, DNP, CRNA 
Name and apply the elements of effective communication; name and apply the elements of situational 
awareness; conduct a debrief for both personal and team reflection to assess effectiveness of communication and situational awareness skills. 
Developing Safe Learning Environments 
May 1, 2023
4:30 p.m. 
Rachel Moquin, EdD Define psychological safety; identify shifts in teaching practices that support learner psychological safety; discuss how bias impacts the learning environment and employ strategies to mitigate it. 
Effective Board Review 
May 3, 2023
4:30 p.m. 
Rich Benzinger, MD
Allison Mitchell, MD
Ashley Weinhold, MD 
Define the stages of the ABA certification exam including the structure of the applied exam; create a multiple-choice question consistent with the ABA’s guidelines for written exam questions; describe how you could use clinical case to develop an oral board scenario you could use with trainees to practice their exam skills. 
Developing a Simulation Experience 
May 10, 2023
4:00 p.m. 
Adithya Bhat, MD
Molly McCormick, MD
Andrea Reidy, MD
Rebecca Snider, RN, BSN, MHS 
Become familiar with the capabilities and functions of the Anesthesiology Simulation Center; reflect on knowledge and experience to define a clinical situation that would make a good teaching scenario; create a scenario stem with patient history and a checklist of desired resident actions. 
Adult Learning Theories and Didactics 

June 2023 — exact date and time will be announced soon.
Justin Knittel, MD
Jonathan Jocum, MD
Rachel Moquin, EdD 
Understand key principles of adult learning theory that inform effective presentation development; apply key elements to a practice presentation; reflect and provide feedback to others. 

Event Registration

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Note: You can register for all workshops at once or separately. Feel free to attend one workshop and then come back to register for another.