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)

  5. Past Mac FHS Events (without recordings)

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!

Clinician Educator Diploma

Area of Focused Competency Program via the Mac PGME office.

πŸ“… Cohort 7 applications now open

πŸ’» Delivered virtually during COVID-19

Fees Required

Info: Click here

Applications due March 8, 2021.

FHS Women's Symposium

Co-developed by Department of Medicine's Associate Chair, Equity & Inclusion

πŸ“… Wed., April 28, 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Fees Required

Info: Click here

Registration: Click here

Clinical Health Innovation Program

πŸ“…Cohort 1: Jan-July 2021

Applications now closed.

πŸ“…Cohort 2: July-Dec 2021

Application due May 20, 2021
Fees Required
Discounted rate for
Mac Faculty & Staff!

Limited enrolment. Apply now!

Info: Click here
Apply now: 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.

New Faculty Orientation:
A Mac
ademia Explorer Event

A multi-campus event.

πŸ“…Tues, Jan 26, 2021
12:00-1:00pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Event

McMaster WISE Presents Professionals in Medicine Panel

πŸ“… Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021 11am ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Register: Click here

Mindful Self-Compassion

This program has been cancelled.

πŸ“… Tuesdays, Jan 26 - Mar 23 2021 5:30 - 8:00pm EST

Retreat: Feb 27, 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

Putting LEADS into Practice

πŸ“…Thurs., Feb. 11, 2021, 8-9pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

Moving the Needle in Simulation


Keynote: Dr. Adam Szulewski

πŸ“… Tues,. Feb. 16, 2021, 5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Register for the Keynote (5pm ET): Click here

MacPFD Scholarly Practice Team Presents

Scholarly Identity Series

πŸ“…Thurs., Feb 18, 2021, 12-1:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

FHS Indigenous Health Initiative:

Curriculum Developer's Retreat

πŸ“…February 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Check back more for more information!

The Centre for Simulation-Based Learning Presents

Debriefing in Simulation-based Teaching & Learning

πŸ“…Mon., March 8, 2021, 1-4pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

Future-Proof: Building Leadership Skills for Tomorrow

πŸ“…Thurs., March 11, 2021, 12-1pm (noon) ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Presented in conjunction with McMaster University, Waterloo Regional Campus

Writing as Craft in the Time of COVID

πŸ“…Thurs., March 18, 2021, 6-8pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

The Centre for Simulation-Based Learning Presents

Virtual Simulation 101: Faculty Development Workshop

πŸ“…Mon., March 29, 2021, 1-3pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

Leaders: Team Wellness Starts With You

πŸ“…Thurs., April 8, 2021, 8-9pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

Competence Committees: Getting Started

πŸ“… Wed. Apr 14, 2021,
6-8pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

Competence Committees: Issues and Solutions

πŸ“… Wed. Apr 14, 2021,
6-8pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

FHS Women's Symposium

Co-developed by Department of Medicine's Associate Chair, Equity & Inclusion

πŸ“… Wed., April 28, 2021

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Fees Required

Info: Click here

Registration: Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

Academic Coaching 2.0: Beyond the Basics

πŸ“… Wed. May 5, 2021

9:00-11:00am

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

Building a Data-Driven Organizational Culture
πŸ“…
Thurs., May 13, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Hosted by HSED & MERIT

Norman Education Research Day 2021


Keynote: Pim Teunissen

πŸ“… Wed,. June 9, 2021, 9-5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Register for the Keynote (9am ET): Click here

Submit an Abstract for the conference

MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

Navigating Complexity to Align Teams and Drive Results
πŸ“…June. 10, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

The Academic Coach: Coaching over Time

πŸ“… TBD

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

Direct Observation and Feedback Workshop

πŸ“… TBD

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

Other Mac 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: [email protected].

New Releases of Recent Events

We are trying to record a number of our events for future consumption. For a look at our complete video collection, please see our video archive. Below are some newly uploaded videos of recent events.

Looking for more content?


Check out our MacPFD Video Archive, which helps you to find all of our video content in a one stop shop.

Or... Check out and subscribe to our YouTube Channel for all our latest webcontent.

Teachers as Allies:

Standing by learners during race-related aggressions and microaggressions

Guest:
Dr. Onyeka Otugo
(Harvard University)

πŸ“…Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Watch it Now

Jointly brought to you by
the FHS EDIAC

Lessons from the first American pandemic: Racism

With Special Guest:
Dr. Joshua Ellis
(Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University)

πŸ“… Thurs., Nov 26, 2020

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Watch it Now

Lies, Damned Lies, and Surveys:

Designing Better Surveys for Program Evaluation and Research

Guest: Dr. Anthony R. Artino, Jr. (GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC)

πŸ“…December 9th, 2020

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Watch it Now

Psychological Safety and the Clinical Learning Environment

Guest:
Dr. Brigitte K. Smith
(University of Utah)

πŸ“…Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Watch it Now

Past Events

FHS Research Town Hall #1

πŸ“…Tues, August 4, 2020
12:00-1:30pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

FHS Research Town Hall #2

(Focus: Clinical Research)

πŸ“…Wed, August 5, 2020
7:00-8:30pm EDT
GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

FHS Research Town Hall #3

πŸ“…Thurs, August 6, 2020
3:00-4:30pm EDT
GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Banishing Busy:

Procrastination and Time Management Workshop

πŸ“… x4 Sessions, September 3, 10, 17, 24, 2020 - 7:30pm – 8:30pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Narrative Medicine Workshop for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC): Exploring our Experiences as Racialized Faculty

πŸ“… Monday, September 14, 2020
7:00-9:00pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Health Care Professionals and Educators

πŸ“… Tuesdays, Sept 22 - Nov 24 2020 5:30 - 7:30pm EDT/EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Fees Required

Info: Click here

Registration: Click here

NRC Event: Reproducing Ignorance in Medicine

πŸ“… November 3rd, 2020

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Rock the Podium

πŸ“…Starts Jan. 13, 2021 and runs for 10 weeks

COURSE IS NOW FULL


Info: Click here



MacPFD Leadership & Management Team Presents

In Times of Crisis: Managing people and resources

πŸ“…Wed., Jan 20, 2021, 12-1pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here

Past MacPFD Partner Events

WRC Digital Event:
Simulation & Debriefing

Waterloo Regional
Campus Event

πŸ“…Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:00-4:30pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Registration: Click here

Courageous Conversations: Shining a light on racism in medical education

πŸ“… Wednesday, July 22nd, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Broadcast live on YouTube (no registration)

Info: Click here

Watch live: Click here

MacPherson Institute Teaching Remotely: Shared Experiences Series

Session 4: Accessible Learning

πŸ“… Thursday, August 6th, 2020, 3:00-4:30pm EDT
GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here:

Register:
Click here


WISE x Faculty Town Hall:
The Impacts of
COVID-19 on
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Higher Education

πŸ“…Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2-3pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Registration: Click here

MacPherson Institute Event

Teaching Remotely: Taking a Large Course to An Online Format

πŸ“…August 13, 2020

3:00-4:30pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Registration: Click here

Tall Poppy Syndrome

πŸ“…Friday, August 14, 2020 12:00-12:45pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Registration: Click here

FHS Indigenous Health Initiative:

Curriculum Developer Workshop

πŸ“…Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:00-4:00pm EDT GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

REGISTER BY August 11, 2020 at this link:
Click here


Health Equity & Research Workshop:
An MPH Program workshop

πŸ“…Tuesday, Sept 15, 2020 1:00-3:00pm

Dr. Lawrence Mbuagbaw presents a workshop on addressing health inequities and reaching vulnerable populations

Register: Click here

Health Venture Program & Course Series

πŸ“…Starts Sept. 14, 2020 and runs fo 12 weeks.

Fees Required

Info: Click here

Pathfinder Program - Health Leadership Academy

πŸ“… Fall 2020
(Sept
26 to Nov 21)

Fees Required

Info: Click here

MERIT Event

Think Tank

Strengths and Challenges of Learning to Discuss Goals of Care in Competency-Based Medical Education

πŸ“…Tues, Oct 6, 2020 - 12pm

πŸ’» Zoom Virtual Event

Register with MERIT:

Click here

HSL Digital Workshop:

Fundamentals of Searching Databases - OVID

πŸ“…Oct 5, 2020 - OVID

Oct 7, 2020 - CINAHL

πŸ’» Zoom Virtual Event

Register for OVID: Click here

Register for CINAHL: Click here

CSBL Events

Local Event

Facilitating Virtual Standardized Patient Interactions

πŸ“… Multiple dates:
Oct 6 @ 10am
Oct 7 @ 2pm
Oct 8 @ 3pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with CSBL:
Click here (click the select date button for details)

HSL Digital Workshop:

What is Open Access?

πŸ“…October 7, 2020 at two times:

πŸ’» Zoom Virtual Event

Register for:

10:30-10:45am slot

2-2:15pm slot

MERIT Event

Think Tank

Strengths and Challenges of Learning to Discuss Goals of Care in Competency-Based Medical Education

πŸ“…Tues. Oct 6, 2020 - 12pm

πŸ’» Zoom Virtual Event

Register with MERIT:

Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

CBME Updates and New Developments


πŸ“… Wed. Oct. 14, 2020 , 3-5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

MIRA Idea Exchange

Local Event

Exploring capacity for remote research

πŸ“… Wed October 14, 2020, 9-11am

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with MIRA: Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

Case-based discussion - Good Data In, Good Data Out

*** for PDs/APDs/CC members ONLY***

πŸ“… Monday. October 19, 2020, 3-5pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

PGMEO CBME Event

CBME Panel Discussion - Your Questions Answered

*** for PDs/APDs/CC members ONLY***

πŸ“… Friday. October 23, 2020 , 3-4pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration with PGMEO:
Click here

Adapting Experiential & Community Engaged Education for the Remote Context

πŸ“… Tuesday, November 17 from 11am - 12:30pm or Tuesday, November 17 from 5pm - 6:30pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & registration:
Click here

MERIT Event

Think Tank

Building a theoretical framework for interprofessional education

πŸ“…Tues., Dec. 8, 2020, 12:00pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Registration: Click here

The Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty invites New Faculty to

Granting and Funding Landscape workshop

πŸ“…Thurs, Dec 10, 2020
3:00-4:30pm EDT
GMT-4

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Registration & Info:
Click here

Health Venture Program & Course Series

πŸ“…Starts Jan. 11, 2021 and runs for 12 weeks.

Fees Required

Info: Click here
Registration at
the very bottom of the page.

The MD Program Presents

Tutorial Essentials

πŸ“…Wed., Jan 13, 2020
6:00-9:30pm

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here


MERIT Rounds:

Failure in the Health Professions Education & Scholarship


πŸ“… Tuesday. January 19, 2021 8am ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Register: Click here