Program for Faculty Development

Upcoming Events


Check out this page to learn more about upcoming events hosted by the McMaster Program for Faculty Development and Affiliate Organizations!

We are so excited you're interested in finding out more about our events.

Below you will find:

  1. MacPFD Events

  2. Other Mac FHS Events

  3. New Releases of Recent Events
    Find more at our Video Archive for more previous recorded events from MacPFD.

  4. Past MacPFD Events (without recordings)

Interested in External Faculty Development Events? Then check out our External Event Calendar.

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Featured Programs

These are featured programs that we have designed with you in mind.

Looking for deeper learning that goes beyond a one-off event? We've got some amazing programs for you below - check it out!

MacPFD & McMaster Department of Medicine Present

Bridging Leaders Program

πŸ“… Thursdays, September 23rd - December 16th, 2021, 12-5 pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Rock the Podium

πŸ“…September 30-November 24, 2021, 7-8:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Fees required. Limited spots available.
MacPFD Presents

Macademia Explorer Orientation & Faculty Networking


πŸ“… Mon., November 1, 2021, 5-6pm ETMon., November 22, 2021, 5-6pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Upcoming Events

All About Developing Yourself

Below are all the Events that the MacPFD team has planned or partnered with another group to create. For other events by MacPFD partner organizations, please see the next section.

Fac.Dev
QUEST program

πŸ“…Sign up to be a beta-tester for the new MacPFD learning system.

Testing will begin in early 2021.

Limited spots available

Click here to Sign Up for the Beta-Test Run of our QUEST system.

MacPFD & McMaster Department of Medicine Present

Bridging Leaders Program

πŸ“… Thursdays, September 23rd - December 16th, 2021, 12-5 pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MERIT Rounds

Measuring the Acquisition of Health Innovation & Entrepreneurial Competencies in Higher Education

Presenter: Sarrah Lal

(Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine)

πŸ“… Tues., September 21, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

McMaster Organizational Development/Human Resources Services Presents

Fostering a Psychologically Safe Space During Transition to a Hybrid Workplace

πŸ“… Mon., Sept. 27, 2021, 10am-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Presented by WRCEligible for Macademia Explorer

PFD Watch Party

πŸ“… Mon., September 27, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Watch the Video: Click here

MacPFD & CSU Present

MacFACTS "How-To"

πŸ“… Wed., September 29, 2021, 7-8pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Rock the Podium

πŸ“…September 30-November 24, 2021, 7-8:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPherson Institute Presents

Inclusive Teaching Community of Practice: Getting to Know Your Learners

πŸ“…Thurs., Oct. 14, 2021, 9:30-11 am

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MERIT Presents

MERIT Journal Club

πŸ“… Thurs., October 14, 2021, 5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., October 19, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

October Insight U Meeting


Presenter: TBD

πŸ“… Wed., October 27, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Macademia Explorer Orientation & Faculty Networking

πŸ“… Mon., November 1, 2021, 5-6pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Wikipedia Workshop Series: Free Does Not Mean Poor

πŸ“…Tues., November 2, 2021, 3:30-5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Wikipedia Workshop Series: Starting from Scratch

πŸ“…Tues., November 9, 2021, 5-6:30pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Presents

Wikipedia Workshop Series: Teacher Wikipedia

πŸ“…Tues., Nov. 16, 2021, 3:30-5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., November 16, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPherson Institute Presents

Inclusive Teaching Community of Practice

πŸ“…Thurs., Nov. 18, 2021, 9:30-11 am

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPFD Presents

Macademia Explorer Orientation & Faculty Networking

πŸ“… Mon., November 22, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

November Insight U Meeting


Presenter: TBD

πŸ“… Wed., November 24, 2021, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Presented by WRCEligible for Macademia Explorer

PFD Watch Party

πŸ“… Mon., November 29, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Check back for more info!

MacPFD & CSU Present

MacFACTS "How-To"

πŸ“… Tues., November 30, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., January 18, 2022, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPherson Institute Presents

Inclusive Teaching Community of Practice

πŸ“… Wed., February 2, 2022, 1-2:30 pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., February 15, 2022, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPherson Institute Presents

Inclusive Teaching Community of Practice

πŸ“… Wed., March 2, 2022, 1-2:30 pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPFD & CSU Present

MacFACTS "How-To"

πŸ“… Thurs., March 3, 2022, 7-8pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., March 15, 2022, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Check back for more info!

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., April 19, 2022, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPFD & CSU Present

MacFACTS "How-To"

πŸ“… Wed., May 11, 2022, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MERIT Presents

Educational Rounds

πŸ“… Tues., May 17, 2022, 5-6pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Check back for more info!

Other Events

Looking for More?

We are happy to list all the events that we think our McMaster FHS faculty would enjoy. If you have an event you'd like to see listed, please email us at: macpfd@mcmaster.ca.

Interested in events external to McMaster? Check out our new external event page, here.

Past Events

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Take on Me: How to Join the Scholarly Conversation

πŸ“… Wed., July 7, 2021, 10am-12pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents

Teaching with Toons:

What Can a Century-Old Magic Medium Teach Us About Educational Multimedia?

πŸ“… Tues., July 13, 2021, 3:30-5pm ET

Guest: Dr. Bryan Brown

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Step by Step...Oh baby! Outlines, Storyboards, and Flow...

πŸ“… Wed., July 14, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Express Yourself: Finding the Right Fit for Your Article

πŸ“… Wed., July 21, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

I Wanna Dance with Somebody: Collaboration & Bringing Your Team Together

πŸ“… Wed., July 28, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

With or Without You: Leading the Writing

πŸ“… Wed., August 4, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Cruel to be Kind - Cutting & Editing Your Work

πŸ“…Wed., August 11, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Sweet Child of Mine: How to Handle Revisions

πŸ“…Wed., August 18, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents the Writer's CHAT Series

Don’t Stop Believin’: Rejections & Resilience

πŸ“…Wed., August 25, 2021, 10am-12pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

MacPFD Presents

Games, Gamification, & Serious Games for Health Professions Educators

πŸ“…Thurs., September 2, 2021, 6-8pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Available Now

Past MacPFD Partner Events

A PGME Co-Learning Event

Clinical Health Innovation Program

πŸ“…Cohort 2: July-Dec 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Fees Required

Info: Click here

The Sherman Centre For Digital Scholarship Presents

Essentials of Open Data Sharing

πŸ“… Thurs., July 8, 2021, 2-3pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

The McMaster Museum of Art Presents

the cut, the tear & the remix: contemporary collage and Black futures

πŸ“…April 22 - July 22, 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Visit the Exhibition: Click here

Presented by WRCEligible for Macademia Explorer

PFD Watch Party

πŸ“… Mon., July 26, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Courageous Conversations: Click here

McMaster Organizational Development/Human Resources Services Presents

Empathetic Leadership

πŸ“… Wed., July 28, 2021, 10am-11am

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

The Organizational Development team in Human Resources Services Presents

Managing Expectations & Triaging Change

πŸ“…Tues., August 17, 2021, 9-11am ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here