Programs and Resources for your Professional Development
Programs and Resources for your Professional Development
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   Programs and Resources for your Professional Development - September 2023

In This Issue of the CFE Newsletter

  1. Request CHEERS Consultation & Upcoming Research Funding Opportunities
  2. Register Workshop on Generating Scholarship in Education Research
  3. Register for the Teaching Essentials Series
  4. Online Faculty Development and CME Opportunities
  5. CFE Faculty Education Technology Support Office Hours
  6. CFE SMHS September Faculty Spotlight - Dr. David Leitenberg
  7. Faculty Focused Resources:
    #MedEd Grand Rounds G-3: GW, Georgetown & Geisel
    AAMC Webinar Series focused on Scholarly Publishing
SMHS CFE Academy of Education Scholars

Academy of Education Scholars Event Recap

Thank you to all who attended our recent Academy of Education Scholars Event! It was great to reconnect and network with our scholars.
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CHEERS Consultations & Upcoming Research Funding Opportunities

CHEERS Education Research Consultation is a way for students, trainees, and faculty to receive interprofessional and interdisciplinary peer consultations for education projects, conference abstracts/presentations, and manuscripts. See the full advertisement.

All sessions are from 12:00 - 1:00 pm, presenters will have a choice between an in-person or virtual format to present their ideas. Please fill out this form if you are interested in a consultation.

CHEERS Session Dates (View full flyer here):
      Tuesday, October 10th 2023
      Tuesday, February 20th 2023
      Monday, April 22nd, 2023
In addition, here is a list of upcoming research funding opportunities. We encourage faculty interested in submitting for any of these opportunities to set up a CHEERS consult. This consultation can be on a planned submission, an already submitted abstract (waiting for a response), planned grants, or rejected grants!
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Workshop on Generating Scholarship in Education Research

Monday, November 6th & December 4th, 5:30-7:30 pm
Participants are expected to attend both sessions. 
This workshop will provide faculty with information, tools, and resources to develop a research plan for a project in education research. The application deadline is Friday, October 13th. The workshops will be scheduled in-person or online using Zoom, dependent on the choice of most participants. See the full advertisement.
For more details and to apply, please visit our website.
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CFE SMHS Teaching Essentials Series

The Teaching Essentials Series program is a series of one-hour workshops for scientists, clinicians, researchers, post-docs, and graduate students who want to learn more about key aspects of teaching & learning. Each session has an online component consisting of short videos and brief exercises to do on your own prior to the session. Participants then attend a 1-hour interactive virtual workshop session to apply concepts and get feedback from peers. Sessions are held monthly, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm via Zoom.
Upcoming Topics: 
  • Monday, October 16, 2023 - Designing Instruction        
  • Monday, November 20, 2023 - Writing Questions      
  • Monday, December 11, 2023 - Balancing Teaching, Research, & Service  

Online Faculty Development and CME Opportunities

The CFE has 6 published online self-paced faculty development on the CEHP platform. 
Go to the CFE Learning Group page to learn more, and to check out the following courses: 
  • Teaching on the Fly
  • Feedback that Sticks
  • Designing Effective Didactics
  • Best Practices for Scientific Presentations
  • Fostering a Psychologically Safe Clinical Learning Environment
  • Part 1 Assessment of Clinical Learners - The Basics
All online courses offer 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
If you have any questions, feedback on the courses, or suggestions for additional content, please email Teddy Hristov ( To access the courses, you must first establish a free CEHP account.
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Do you need help designing an educational session or using a new teaching technology?

Come to our CFE Faculty Support Office Hours

Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m. with the CFE Instructional Designer

Teddy Hristov, the CFE Senior Instructional Designer, will hold weekly office hours starting in October to support faculty. These office hours are designated for discussing and practicing the best use of educational technology and pedagogical teaching/learning methods. 

If this day and time does not work for you, please schedule an appointment directly with Teddy,
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CFE SMHS September Faculty Spotlight - Dr. David Leitenberg

Dr. David Leitenberg, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Secondary)
Join the CFE as we highlight David Leitenberg, MD, PhD, who discusses his journey within Immunology and Clinical Pathology, and how he blends his teaching and research interests inside and outside the classroom. He details his role as the Director of Medical Student Research, where he advocates for students to pursue research broadly, and discusses funding mechanisms for scholarly activities.  He also outlines the structure of the Scholarly Concentrations and his role as Co-Director of the Clinical and Translational Research concentration. Read the full interview here.
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Faculty Focused Resources

#MedEd Grand Rounds G-3: GW, Georgetown & Geisel

Register: Resilient Teaming in Medical Education Research: Lessons from the sociobiology analogy
October 18th 12:00-1:00 pm

This interactive presentation will introduce the sociobiology analogy as a complementary lens from which to think about resilient teaming in medical education research—using insights from investigations with action teams and engaging participants in discussions around the sociobiology principles of communication, decentralization, and self-repair as it pertains to medical education research teams. For more information and to registerclick here.
Register: AAMC Webinar Series focused on Scholarly Publishing

Register for a monthly webinar series hosted by the editorial teams of the AAMC’s 2 peer-reviewed journals, Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL. Sessions will cover the importance of publishing your education scholarship and practical suggestions for how to do so successfully, and will include interactive exercises to practice what you have learned and time for Q&A with the editorial teams of Academic Medicine and/or MedEdPORTAL. These sessions are open to all so please consider sharing with your peers, students, and others interested in these topics.

From Spark to Impact: Supporting GW Researchers and Scholars Information Series
From Spark to Impact introduces the many GW teams that support faculty, staff, postdocs, and students on their scholarly journeys. I want to thank the individuals and units that have partnered with my office to schedule these sessions.

View the schedule with descriptions

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