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Medical Education
Center for Faculty Educators

About Workshops

Free UCSF Educational Skills Workshops fall into several series to serve UCSF faculty and learners at all levels of educational development and interest. See schedule for full descriptions of activities and measurable learning objectives. Calendar has filters to narrow your search if you are interested in a specific teaching site, or workshop series of those below. Most workshops count toward one or more Teach for UCSF Certificates. Workshops carry CME credit.

  • Key Educational Skills Series: Foundational educational knowledge. 
  • Clinical Education Skills Series: Topics with a clinical teaching focus.
  • Simulation Education Skills Series: Skills for teaching with simulation.
  • Interprofessional Teaching Skills Series: Skills for creating and maximizing interprofessional learning opportunities 
  • Teaching for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: Skills for teaching QI/PS in didactic and clinical settings
  • Education Leadership Skills Series: Skills for current and aspiring education leaders.
  • Assessment and Education Research Skills Series: Skills used in learner assessment, program evaluation, and education research.
  • Medical Education Grand Rounds: Short, up-to-the minute lectures, often with visiting scholars.
  • Special Topics in Education Series: Timely and cutting edge topics by invited and local faculty developers.

Workshops address one or more of six educational themes:

  • Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Leadership and Career
  • Learning
  • Teaching
  • Research