Inspired Teaching

Program Evaluation for Faculty Leads

Are you an education leader tasked with evaluating your program?

Do you know the difference between quality assurance, quality improvement, and program evaluation?

Would you like to try our toolkit for your next program evaluation project?

Join us at this PFD workshop, an expanded and more in-depth version of our introduction workshop at the MacPFD14 conference!

đź“… Monday, June 7th, 3:00-5:00 pm ET

đź’» Delivered Virtually

Learning Objectives

At the end of this virtual event, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between accreditation reviews and outcomes based program review (and include a brief discussion on QI principles in relation to QA).

  • Outline the alignment between learning outcomes, learning experiences / teaching methods, and assessments.

  • Generate a plan for program evaluation in their own context.

Agenda:

3:00-3:05 pm - Introduction of Panel

3:05-3:30 pm - Didactic: Conceptual Frameworks - Process of Program Evaluation

3:30-4:00 pm - Work through a Program Evaluation (e.g., evaluation of a clerkship rotation)

4:00-4:45 pm - Small Group Breakout - Reflect on PE process in own context

4:45-5:00 pm - Debrief in Large Group & Q+A

Organizing Committee

Dr. Crystal Fong, MD, FRCPC, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University and a staff diagnostic neuroradiologist with Hamilton Health Sciences - Hamilton General Hospital site. She is currently completing the Clinician Educator Diploma, a Royal College Area of Focused Competency Program. Her areas of interest include learner assessment and program evaluation, with additional roles as the Assistant Program Director, Competency Committee Chair, and Competency By Design Lead for the neuroradiology residency program.

Amy Gullage, PhD is the Lead Educational Developer- Curriculum Development at McMaster’s MacPherson Institute. Amy supports faculty and staff members at McMaster who are undergoing cyclical program reviews or developing new program proposals.

Chris Nash is an Educational Developer with McMaster’s MacPherson Institute.

Rebecca Taylor is an Educational Developer with the MacPherson Institute. In her role, Rebecca supports the delivery of various teaching and learning supports for faculty, instructors, staff, and graduate students, and leads the MacPherson Institute’s Feedback Services portfolio and the Faculty of Health Sciences Liaison Team. Rebecca’s interests include feedback on teaching practices, student evaluations of teaching, policy in post-secondary education, and indigenization and decolonization of teaching and learning.

Dr. Catherine Tong is an Assistant Clinical Professor affiliated with the Dept of Family Medicine at McMaster University. She currently practices emergency medicine at the Grand River and St. Mary’s General Hospitals in Kitchener-Waterloo, and family medicine at the Grand Valley Institute for Women, a federal correctional facility in Kitchener. She is the faculty development coordinator at Waterloo Regional Campus, and the team lead for the Inspired Teaching Team of the Program for Faculty Development at the Faculty for Health Sciences.