Program for Faculty Development

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 Presents

Rock the Podium: Foundations

πŸ“… January 18 - April 1, 2023, 7-8:30 pm EST/EDT

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.

Other McMaster Events

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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 here.

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

The McMaster Museum of Art Presents

Movers & Makers

πŸ“… September 15 - December 23, 2022

πŸ’» Delivered @ M(M)A

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PACBIC’s DIMAND working group, Equity & Inclusion Office, MSU Maccess, MacPherson Institute, Employee Accessibility Network, and the Faculty of Science Present

Social Media Accessibility 101

πŸ“… Wed., November 30, 2022, 10-11:30am EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

November Insight U Meeting

πŸ“… Wed., November 30, 2022, 5pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

PACBIC’s DIMAND working group, Equity & Inclusion Office, MSU Maccess, MacPherson Institute, Employee Accessibility Network, and the Faculty of Science Present

Employee Accessibility Network Meeting

πŸ“… Thurs., December 1, 2022, 12:30-1:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Email for Link Access: Click here

McMaster Human Resources Services Presents

Gratitude in the Workplace

πŸ“… Tues., December 6, 2022, 11am-12pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

MERIT Lunch & a Lab Meeting Presents

Technology & Ed-tech Support with the Learning Technologies Lab (LTL)


Featuring: Dr. Ilana Bayer & Daisy Chen

πŸ“…Tues., December 6, 2022, 12pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

McMaster's Dec. 6 Committee Presents
Men's Walk

πŸ“…Tues., December 6, 2022, 11am-12pm EST

πŸ’»Meeting @Bates Residence

Info & Register: Click here

McMaster's Dec. 6 Committee Presents

From Grief to Action

To Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

πŸ“…Tues., December 6, 2022, 12:30-2pm EST

πŸ’» In Person @ L.R. Wilson Hall

Info: Click here

No registration required
The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., December 6, 2022, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

McMaster University Alumni Association Presents Author Talk with Erica Dhawan

How to Build Trust & Connection, No Matter the Distance

πŸ“… Tues., December 13, 2022, 2pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

University of Toronto & McMaster University Present

Health by Design: An Introduction to Design Thinking

πŸ“… January 1 - March 9, 2023

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Data Analytics III: Hands On Data Analytics Skills

πŸ“… January 9 - February 6, 2023

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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The McMaster PGME EDI Committee Presents

Supporting Racialized Medical Learners in the Educational Environment

πŸ“… Tues., January 10, 2023, 12-5pm EST

πŸ’» In Person @The Waterfront Banquet & Conference Centre

Info & Register: Click here

*Deadline to register is December 23, 2022.
The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., January 10, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

The McMaster Museum of Art Presents

The Haunted Scanner

πŸ“… January 17 - April 22, 2023

πŸ’» Delivered @ M(M)A

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The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., February 7, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info & Register: Click here

Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

February Insight U Meeting

πŸ“… Wed., February 22, 2023, 5pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Professor Hippo-on-Campus Presents

Campus Workshop for Faculty

πŸ“… Thurs., February 23, 2023, 9:30am-12:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

Info & Register: Click here

The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., March 7, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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McMaster University Library Presents

Pressbooks 101

πŸ“… Thurs., March 9, 2023, 1-2pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

March Insight U Meeting

πŸ“… Wed., March 22, 2023, 5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., April 11, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., May 9, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., June 13, 2023, 2:30-3:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

ePrivacy II: Risk Management

πŸ“… TBA

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Past MacPFD Events

QUEST Club Workshop Series Presents

How to Pave the Way for Others: Sponsorship

πŸ“… September 14 - October 26, 2022, 10am-12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MacPFD & MacCPD Present

Bridging Leaders Program

πŸ“… September 19, 2022 -January 16, 2023 (days & times vary)

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MacPFD Inspired Teaching Team Presents

Show Your Work Well: Building a Clinician Educator Portfolio

πŸ“… Mon., September 26, 2022, 9am-12pm & 1-2pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually & in-person

Info: Click here

MacPFD Mindfulness & Resilience Team Presents

Self-Compassion Training for Healthcare Communities

πŸ“… September 28 - November 12, 2022

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

This course has been cancelled.
MacPFD & MERIT Present

Qualitative Grant Writing

πŸ“… October 6 -27, 2022, 12-1:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MacPFD Mindfulness & Resilience Team Presents

Practical Mindfulness

πŸ“… Wed., October 19, 2022, 1-4pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person (McMaster Innovation Park)

Info: Click here

This workshop has been cancelled.

Past McMaster Events

Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, & Behaviour Presents

McMaster Conference on Education & Cognition

πŸ“… July 14 & 15, 2022

πŸ’» In-Person & Online

Info: Click here

McMaster University Presents

Mac Mindfulness 2022

πŸ“… August 2 - 23, 2022, 10-11:15am EDT

πŸ’» Delivered Virtually

The Leadership Community of Practice (LCOP) Presents

A Leadership Walk & Talk

πŸ“… Mon, August 22, 2022, 5:30pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @ Pier 8 Park Williams CafΓ©

Join the LCoP: Click here

McMaster Department of Family Medicine Presents

2022 Carl Moore Lecture: Sken:nen / Peace / Balance and Natural Pathways

πŸ“… Wed., September 14, 2022, 4:30-6:30pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @DBHSC

Info: Click here

MERIT Rounds

If It’s Not Written Down, It Didn’t Happen … or Did It?

πŸ“… Tues., September 20, 2022, 5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

The Indigenous Health Learning Lodge Presents

Welcome Gathering 2022

πŸ“… Fri., September 23, 2022, 9am-12pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @L.R. Wilson Hall

Hosted by The Equity & Inclusion Office and the Race, Racism & Racialization (R3) Working Group

Lunch & Learn

πŸ“… Tues., September 27, 2022, 12-1pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @L.R. Wilson Hall

For More Info: Click here

McMaster University Alumni Association Presents

Leading In Disruptive Times: How to Drive Change Through Ongoing Disruption

πŸ“… Wed., September 28, 2022, 12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Indigenous Studies Department, McMaster University Presents

Truth & Reconciliation Day Panel Discussion

πŸ“… Thurs., September 29, 2022, 6-7:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

McMaster University: Office of the Deputy Provost Presents

Welcome & Reception for New Faculty

πŸ“… Fri., September 30, 2022, 3-5pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @Alumni Memorial Hall or Virtual

McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

Mushroom & Fungi Walk

πŸ“… Sat., October 1, 2022, 10-10:30am EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

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McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

Monday Morning Recess

πŸ“… Mon., October 3, 2022, 10-10:30am EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

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NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Data Analytics I: Operational Analytics for Quality & Performance Improvement

πŸ“… October 3 - 31, 2022, 12-1:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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MERIT Lunch & a Lab Meeting Presents

High Stakes Assessment, Authenticity & the Internet


Featuring: Dr. Sandra Monteiro

πŸ“…Tues., October 4, 2022, 12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Leadership In Health Care: Learning to Lead

πŸ“… October 4 - December 10, 2022, 12-1:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

Tuesday Afternoon Recess

πŸ“… Tues., October 4, 2022, 2-2:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

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McMaster University Alumni Association Presents Author Talk with Maryanne O’Brien

How to Master Your Style & Strengthen Well-Being at Work

πŸ“… Tues., October 4, 2022, 2pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster University Presents the Creativity Series

Learn How to Use a Green Screen

πŸ“… Tues., October 4, 2022, 3-5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

Wednesday Morning Recess

πŸ“… Wed., October 5, 2022, 10-10:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

Info: Click here

McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

MacMoves Slow Roll

πŸ“… Wed., October 5, 2022, 12-1:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person

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NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Return On Investment Thinking in Health Care

πŸ“… October 5-November 16, 2022, 12-1pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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McMaster University Presents #MacMoves 2022

Move the Body, Heal the Mind: Overcome Anxiety, Depression & Dementia & Improve Focus, Creativity & Sleep

πŸ“… Thurs., October 6, 2022, 2-3pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Professor Hippo-on-Campus Presents

Campus Workshop for Faculty

πŸ“… Thurs., October 13, 2022, 9:30am-12:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care I: Perspectives on Data and Uses

πŸ“… October 13 - November 24, 2022, 11:50am-1:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MERIT Journal Club Presents

Why (& How) Should I Examine The Impact of My Curriculum/ Innovation?

πŸ“… Thurs., October 13, 2022, 5-6pm EDT

πŸ’» In-Person @DBHSC

MERIT Rounds Presents

Building Capacity for Big Data in Medical Education Research: Consensus on Risks, Benefits, Values, & Best Practices

πŸ“… Tues., October 18, 2022, 5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually & In-Person @DBHSC

McMaster University Alumni Association Presents

Getting Beyond the Noise: A Non-Meditator’s Guide to the Power of Silence

πŸ“… Thurs., October 20, 2022, 12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

ePrivacy I: Fundamentals

πŸ“… October 24 - November 21, 2022, 11:50am-1:30pm ET

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster University Presents Creativity Series

Design Your Own Board Game

πŸ“… Tues., October 25, 2022, 3-5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered In-Person @ Lyons New Media Centre

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Insight U Meeting Hosted by MERIT & CSBL

Translational Outcomes in Simulation

Results from the Improving Pediatric Acute Care Through Simulation (IMPACTS) Collaborative
Speaker: Dr. James Leung

πŸ“… Wed., October 26, 2022, 5pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster Health Sciences Library Presents

Open For Impact: Increasing Research Impact Through Open Access Publishing

πŸ“… Thurs., October 27, 2022, 10-11am EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Canada's Global Nexus for Pandemics & Biological Threats Presents

Intersections of Race & Healthcare: Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

πŸ“… Fri., October 28, 2022, 12-1pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MERIT thinkTank Presents

Creating Brave Spaces: Evaluating a Simulation-based Faculty Development Curriculum on Equity, Diversity & Inclusivity


Speakers: Dr. Catherine Tong & Dr. Sandra Monteiro

πŸ“… Tues., November 1, 2022, 12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Coaches Corner

πŸ“… Wed., November 2, 2022, 12:30-1:30pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster University Alumni Association Presents

How to Work With Anyone (Even Difficult People)

πŸ“… Thurs., November 3, 2022, 12pm EDT

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

McMaster Department of Medicine, Community of Practice Presents

Mentorship - Who, Me?

πŸ“… Mon., November 7, 2022, 12:30-2pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

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McMaster Human Resources Services Presents

Practicing Self-Compassion

πŸ“… Thurs., November 10, 2022, 11am-12pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

NIHI & McMaster CE Courses Present

Data Analytics II: Moving from Data to Insight with Analytics

πŸ“… November 14 - December 12, 2022, 12-1:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

The Clinic @ Mac Presents

Connections @ The Clinic

πŸ“… Tues., November 15, 2022, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

MERIT Rounds Presents

Virtual Teaching in Health Professions Education


Featuring: Dr. Ruth Chen, Dr. Ilana Bayer, & Dr. Amanda Bell

πŸ“… Tues., November 15, 2022, 5pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Part of the MIHE Seminar Series - Co-Hosted by MIHE & ARMS

Troubled Waters: The Mental Health Impacts of Environmental Racism

πŸ“… Mon., November 28, 2022, 2:30-3:30pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

PACBIC’s DIMAND working group, Equity & Inclusion Office, MSU Maccess, MacPherson Institute, Employee Accessibility Network, and the Faculty of Science Present

7 Core Skills of Digital Accessibility

πŸ“… Tues., November 29, 2022, 10:30am-12pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here

Part of the ARMS Spotlight: Fulbright Research Chairs Series - Jointly hosted by ARMS & McMaster's Departmenf of Sociology

Psychological Risks of Advocacy: Exploring the Mental Health Needs of Black & Indigenous Human Rights Advocates in the U.S & Canada

πŸ“… Tues., November 29, 2022, 1-3pm EST

πŸ’» Delivered virtually

Info: Click here