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Plan to join UICOM Peoria Faculty Development Workshop Series throughout the summer


Learn practical tips and transferable skills to enhance your effectiveness as educators during this summer Faculty Development Workshop Series that is created especially for UICOM teaching faculty, fellows and residents.

  • CME credit is available (1 CME credit per session)
  • Flexible attendance options – in-person, online synchronously, and asynchronously
  • Interactive format to help faculty gain evidence-based knowledge and skills in teaching and curriculum development

Best Practices for Facilitating Hybrid Instruction
Facilitators: Leslie Hammersmith and Sherri Yong
June 7, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 12, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Teaching in an Active Learning Classroom
Facilitator: Leslie Hammersmith
June 8, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 13, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Frameworks for Delivering Effective Feedback
Facilitator: Kevin Wombacher
June 14, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 19, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

How to Address Implicit Bias & Microaggressions
Facilitator: Elsa Vazquez-Melendez
June 15, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 20, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Writing Clear & Measurable Learning Objectives
Facilitator: Lydia Ugwu
June 21, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 26, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Choosing the Right Educational Strategies for Your Curriculum
Facilitator: Lydia Ugwu
June 22, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
July 27, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Guidelines to Writing Assessment Items
Facilitators: Mike LaFontaine, Anamika Sengupta and Jonathan Fisher
June 28, 12 Noon – Face-to-Face
Aug. 2, 12 Noon – Online Synchronous via Zoom

Link here to register for any/all sessions, including the convenience of the asynchronous sessions available via Blackboard. All face-to-face events will be held on the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria campus. Contact Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, Lydia Ugwu, PhD, at with any questions.