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Unless specified, please RSVP to Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu. Programs and events are open to all faculty, fellows and trainees unless stated otherwise. Please read criteria for application to any specialized programs. You can also learn more about and view our 2018 past events or 2019 past events.  Please address any questions to Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu.

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  • Complete your GUFaculty360 personal profile!  The GU360 team is offering to assist you in creating your online GUFaculty360 personal profile.  Simply send your CV to Emily Zhang or Lori Briggs, and they will get your profile started with the information in your CV.  If you have any questions about this process, please email Emily Zhang or Lori Briggs.
  • Introducing Panopto:  Panopto is a cloud-based lecture capture service to replace services previously provided by Echo360. Panopto is a premier video lecture capture tool that has been successfully adopted by many of our peer institutions.  Panopto is available to faculty, staff, and students as a replacement for Echo360, which will be removed from both Blackboard and Canvas. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact panopto@georgetown.edu.
  • All faculty will need to complete transiton to CANVAS from Blackboard December 31, 2019.  Learn more about the transition. 
  • You must enroll in DUO.  Duo is Georgetown's Two Factor Authentication Program for all Georgetown online applications. Duo provides extra security that protects you against hackers. Duo requires an additional step at login that ensures your password is protected against theft. Review the Directions for Setting Up Duo and FAQs.  Please contact help@georgetown.edu with any questions.

Upcoming Events

April

April 16, 2019
2 - 3:30 PM, Medical-Dental Building, Room NE 201C or via Zoom
Medical Educator track Appointment, Promotions, and Mentoring Workshop

The GUMC Office of Faculty and Acdemic Affairs is pleased to present the Appointment, Promotions, and Development Workshop for all faculty and interested potential faculty members on the Medical Eduactor Track.  

This event will be hosted by:

  • Dr. Elliott Crooke, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Priscilla Furth, Associate Dean for Faculty Development
  • Dr. Guinevere Eden, Chair for the Committee on Appointment and Promotions.

Who should attend? Anyone interested in appointments, promotions, or mentoring for faculty on Medical Educator track.  

What will be presented? Presenters will discuss criteria for appointment and promotion on the Medical Educator track, outline the process to apply, and present Faculty Development options.

If you would like to attend in person, please register on Eventbrite.  If you would like to attend over Zoom or have any other questions, please email Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu.  


April 17, 2019
12 - 1 PM, Medical-Dental Building, Room NE201C
Teaching for Inclusion & Equity (TIE) Series: Recognizing and Interrupting Microaggressions in the Classroom

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a training as part of its Teaching for Inclusion & Equity Pedagogy Series open to faculty, staff, and students.  This workshop will cover implicit biases and microaggressions and discuss the ways in which they can show up in the learning environment.  Case studies and small group breakouts will be deployed for engaging conversations.  

Please RSVP for the Recognizing and Interrupting Microagressions in the Classroom Workshop.

Please contact Dean Susan Cheng at Susan.Cheng@georgetown.edu with any questions.


April 25, 2019
12 - 1 PM, Building D, Warwick Evans Conference Room
Teaching for Inclusion & Equity (TIE) Series: Principles and Practices of Inclusive Pedagogy

In any discipline or field, a key goal (and challenge) is supporting the learning of all students despite their many differences.  Inclusive Teaching refers to the ways in which pedagogy, curricula, and assessment are designed and delivered to engage students in learning that is meaningful, relevant, and accessible to all.  It means creating a learning environment where students, irrespective of their backgrounds, can maximize their own learning and the learning of others.  This workshop will provide a space to discuss and explore principles and practices connected to inclusive teaching and learning, share strategies for applying these ideas to the classroom or other educational spaces, and think about who our students are, who we are, and how that informs what and how we teach.  We will focus on pedagogical approaches that productively engage student identity and experience in the learning process and incorporate active learning techniques.  

Please RSVP to the Principles and Practices of Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop.

Please contact Dean Susan Cheng at Susan.Cheng@georgetown.edu if you have any questions.


April 25 - 26, 2019
Various times see below
Leavey Conference Center, Salon H
Annual John Collins Harvey Lecture & 6th Annual Edmund D. Pellegrino Seminar

As in previous years, the conference will be a two-day event, with the Harvey Lecture and dinner on the evening of Thursday, April 25, 2019 (5:30pm-9pm), followed by the all-day 6th Annual Pellegrino Symposium on Friday, April 26, 2019 (7:30am-6:30pm).  This year's topic is Patient-Centered Medicine.  Registration, Speaker bios and the program are available at our registration website.

May

May 7, 2019
12 - 1 PM, Medical-Dental Building, Room NE201C
Teaching for Inclusion & Equity Series: Providing Feedback on Controversial Topics

In this session, faculty will learn how to provide feedback on controversial topics without taking sides, explore emotional triggers, and discuss ways to employing questioning to deepen learning in the classroom environment.

Please RSVP to the Providing Feedback on Controversial Topics Workshop.

Please contact Dean Susan Cheng at Susan.Cheng@georgetown.edu if you have any questions.


May 17, 2019
5 PM, MGUH, Goldberg Auditorium 
17th Annual MAGIS Society Induction Ceremony

MAGIS Society of Master Teachers honors physicians and biomedical scientists dedicated to the care of others and the health needs of our society.  They are our heroes, our master teachers, our mentors, our role models.  Please join us to honor the 2019 Inductees.  A reception will follow.

June

June 6 - 8, 2019
8:30 AM - 6 PM, 3 Day Course, Healy Hall
Intensive Bioethics Course

Back and better than ever, the refreshed Intensive Bioethics Course (IBC) will run from June 6-8, 2019, offering stimulating and shorter plenary lectures followed by small-group discussions. The updated course’s much greater emphasis on clinical bioethics will involve a major contribution from the university’s esteemed Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics. You can find more information on the IBC 43 program page.  

Registration
They are offering a 20% discount off the full rate, making a total of $780, to GU Faculty that are interested in attending.  To register and take advantage of the discount, please enter the promo code "GU-FACULTY" when you go through registration page which will give access to the Faculty ticket option.

For any questions, please contact clinicalbioethics@georgetown.edu.


June 19, 2019
12 - 1 PM, Building D, Warwick Evans Conference Room
Teaching for Inclusion & Equity Series: Facilitating Difficult Discussions

Difficult discussions may be daunting, but they can also be crucially productive moments in a semester - and sweeping such moments aside when they flare up can lead to problems, including students feeling unheard, alienated, and hurt - but you do have to make sure these moments are productive. 

Faculty will learn strategies for handling difficult conversations, including how to lay the foundation for productive discussions, naming topics, and providing students with guidance on how to handle them, including possible ground rules for discussion (e.g. focus on ideas, not people; connect comments to course material; etc.).  Faculty in attendance will also learn how to deal with the discussions as they happen - whether you plan them or whether they come up unexpectedly.  

Please RSVP to the Facilitating Difficult Discussions Workshop.

Please contact Dean Susan Cheng at Susan.Cheng@georgetown.edu if you have any questions.


June 28, 2019
12 - 1 PM, Building D, Warwick Evans Conference Room
Teaching for Inclusion & Equity (TIE) Series: Navigating Gender, Sexuality in Classroom Discussions

This workshop session will focus on issues of gender and sexuality and discuss terminology in the classroom.  We will use real life case studies and small group discussion to explore the dynamics in the field and our role in addressing them.  This workshop will discuss disparities present in the LGBTQ+ community and ways to engage with LGBTQ+ patients respectfully and will touch on common challenges health care providers have while treating patients of various genders and sexualities.

Please RSVP to the Navigating Gender, Sexuality in Classroom Discussions Workshop.

Please contact Dean Susan Cheng at Susan.Cheng@georgetown.edu if you have any questions.  

 

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