On November 12th, 2012 the 1st International Emergency Medicine Faculty Development and Teaching Course will begin in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. This course is dedicated to helping physicians from outside the US learn valuable skills in faculty development and medical education. Course content is being prepared now, and it is going to be spectacular. Did I say spectacular? Because I meant superb, superior, excellent…you get the point. The faculty at The University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine is delighted to be able to bring this exciting course in medical education to fruition and to “share with the world.” The course is going to be a cutting-edge educational extravaganza.
Course faculty includes:
The course is a week-long journey through medical education, teaching skills, and faculty development skills. Participants who come to the course will get lots of perks for attending the course, including establishing a relationship with Emergency Medicine faculty for ongoing mentoring. Course attendees are really in for an exciting, lively, and interactive week.
Here is a glimpse of what attendees will receive and be exposed to during the course:
The course starts on Sunday November 11th with a meet and greet dinner cocktail reception
Small group sessions and short lectures geared towards making you a more effective teacher and more productive faculty member
Exciting, dynamic, award-winning speakers and great topics
Interactive sessions not reliant on Power Point
Sessions on the use of social media in medical education and using technology to teach
Project mentoring-you bring the project, we bring the mentoring
Daily networking lunches where you will meet key players in The University of Maryland System
Course content on a USB drive
Handouts and pertinent articles
1st 10 registrants receive a free Doceri license
Free daily give-a-way prizes
Tours of the University of Maryland Hospital and Shock Trauma
One-on-one mentoring from Emergency Medicine faculty
Course certificate for participation in the live course
Mentoring from faculty even after the course is over and you have gone home
The course is aimed at international emergency physicians but is open to physicians from ANY country. Check out the course website to find out more information and to register for the course.
So, what are you waiting for? Seriously…go to the course website and check out the superb course we are putting on in Maryland.