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Professional Development

Part of training the best is being the best.  We take educating our physician teachers seriously.  At UPMC GME we offer professional development activities and opportunities that will enhance your skills as an educator.  This includes methods on giving and receiving feedback, using innovative approaches in teaching, education and coaching on quality improvement and patient safety efforts, how to speak about and address physician wellness and many other topics.  By harnessing UPMC’s integrated capabilities to delivery of outstanding care, UPMC GME creates a model of professional development for our trainees that emphases clinical expertise, leadership skills and innovation.

UPMC ME provides a number of opportunities for professional development for our residents, fellows and faculty:

Enhancing Teaching Skills For Medical Educators Series

  • This series is designed to enhance core teaching and scholarship skills for medical educators of both medical students and residents throughout the UPMC system. The webinar series occurs live through Microsoft Teams from 12:15-1:00PM every other month during the academic year.

The Wolff Learning Academy

  • The Wolff Learning Academy, part of the Wolff Center at UPMC, is designed to meet the quality and safety educational needs of healthcare professionals, including executives, physicians, directors/managers, and clinical staff by providing education, tools, and resources based on reliability and improvement science to improve healthcare outcomes. 

The Academy of Master Educators

  • The Academy of Master Educators recognizes and rewards excellence in education, strives to advance education through innovation and professional development of faculty, and supports and promotes educational scholarship.

Delivering Effective Feedback

Dr. Melinda Hamilton interviews Dr. Stephanie Dewar on the ever-important topic of delivering effective feedback.  This podcast defines effective and ineffective feedback as well as offers tips and tricks to make feedback delivery part of your daily teaching.

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