University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Career Development

Time Management Tools for Faculty

Oftentimes in academia, we manage our time to please other people, but it essential to consider our own wellbeing when creating time management strategies. Watch this session to learn how to optimize your productivity. Following this session, participants will be able to: Recognize common time management traps and myths Identify tools to set healthy boundaries […]

May 4, 2020

Storytelling with Data: Principles and Best Practices of Data Visualization

Breaking down data, drawing out key points, making sense of what it really means — data visualization is an essential skill in today’s data-driven world. Visual representations harness the powerful processing abilities of the visual perceptual system to see trends and outliers in data. Watch this session to find out how you can put data visualization […]

Mar 23, 2020

Constructive Collaboration: Using Student Feedback and Peer Coaching to Improve Teaching

The rapid changes and advancements of today’s world continue to present new challenges in education. Success in 2020 is achieved, in part, by being skilled at adapting and evolving based on the demands of society. Health science education and academic medical centers are not exempt from this reality. Educators must continue to create processes that […]

Feb 14, 2020

Making Time for Active Learning

Active learning is the hallmark of quality education and sustained learning in modern higher education. The science of learning, diverse learning environments, and teaching technology have opened pathways for educators questing to advance beyond modes of passive learning, like lectures. Likewise, accrediting bodies are well-versed in the solid evidence base supporting the use of active […]

Nov 15, 2019

Feeling Fraudulent – The Negative Impact of Imposter Syndrome

Self-perceptions help us define who we are, but they can also hinder us from achieving our maximum potential. Unfortunately, not all perceptions are easily identified. Watch this session as we focus on strategies to recognize and overcome two critical obstacles — unconscious bias and imposter syndrome. After this session, participants should be able to: Define […]

Nov 14, 2019

Design Thinking 101

Critical thinking is a key part of being a successful academic and health care professional. However, approaching problems through the lens of analysis and pragmatism can often stand in the way of true innovation. By constantly examining all the ways a solution could go wrong in order to determine if it is the right approach, […]

Oct 10, 2019

How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

Social media has quickly grown to be one of the fastest ways for clinicians, researchers, and other health care professionals to share their work, connect with colleagues, inform the public, and even advance their careers. But building up your social network doesn’t happen overnight. Watch this workshop for guidance in creating and curating a social […]

Oct 10, 2019

Podcasts: A Start to Finish Roadmap

The popularity of podcasts is booming. After all, what’s not to like about portable, just-in-time learning that can be done while driving or exercising? Coming up with a great topic for your own podcast can be easy—it’s the execution that can be tricky if you don’t have a clear path. Watch this session as we outline a […]

Aug 14, 2019

Don’t Let Them Walk the Plank: Strategies for Effective Onboarding

Onboarding plays an important role in whether or not a faculty member is well prepared to succeed in their new job. Yet it is an area that may sometimes receive little attention. In this session, Dr. Vicki Kennel offers insights and strategies on how to effectively onboard your new faculty and why it is so important to do […]

Jun 13, 2019

How to Be a Better Mentee

The mentoring process is a two-way street where each individual has their own role. This will require you — the mentee — to take responsibility and be actively involved. In this session, Dr. Rowen Zetterman explains the ins and outs of mentoring and what mentees can do to get the most meaningful experience possible. Key Presenter Rowen K. […]

Apr 23, 2019