The Teaching Scholars Program (TSP) is a yearlong program in health professions education and education scholarship. It is accessible to faculty from all UCSF professional schools through a competitive application process.
On September 5, the UCSF education community is invited to the final presentations of the graduating 2023 Teaching Scholars, who will present their scholarly work in education in a mini-orals format. The graduates' presentations highlight unique and key educational research and showcases projects across all UCSF schools.
This year’s Education Showcase keynote, Dr. John Young, invited us to revisit the importance of considering Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) for the learning environment. Dr. Young shared his experiences using CLT in the clinical learning environment at his institution and presented his ongoing research of how CLT provides a framework to improve the learning experience, reduce learner fatigue and stress, and improve patient care. Dr.
Since its inception, the Equity and Justice in Education (EJE, pronounced “edge”) Works-in-Progress meetings provide a supportive and welcoming forum to promote and guide educational scholarship on equity, justice, diversity, and inclusion health sciences education. The monthly meetings empower educators, education researchers, and learners to utilize rigorous education research methodology to identify bias and unequal power distribution to advance equitable and inclusive solutions in opportunity and achievement across the continuum of health sciences education.
Many educators are having novel experiences during COVID-19 that they are interested in disseminating.
As you think about options for disseminating, consider the following:
UCSF Student Shannon Chan (Class of 2019) received the Best Poster Prize at WGEA 2019 this past March for the poster titled, "Understanding the Role of Residents as Teachers within Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Program." Working with Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD in the CFE, and Leslie Sheu, MD, from the Department of Medicine, Chan's research looked at the role of residents as teachers in longitudinal clerkships.
Academy of Medical Educators member Peter Chin-Hong, MD, was awarded the prize for Best Oral Presentation in the Category of Research on March 26, 2019, at the recently concluded WGEA meeting in Reno, NV.
The Center for Faculty Educators (CFE) is proud to present UCSF's 18th Annual Education Showcase, an event that highlights the scholarly work of UCSF faculty, residents, and students, and encourages continued evaluation and dissemination of this work. This event is filled with opportunities for faculty development and to see the variety and quality of the work in which our UCSF colleagues are engaged throughout the year.
The Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA) seeks to promote scholarship in medical education and advance the community of scholarship within the Western region. To that end, funds are available for investigators via a mini-grant program. Investigators can request up to $5,000 to initiate a new study or up to $1,000 for completing an ongoing study.