University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Teaching and Learning

Leveraging Strengths at Work

In this session, we will use the CliftonStrengths assessment as a resource for learning to leverage your strengths at work. The CliftonStrengths assessment measures the intensity of your natural talents – abilities which you use achieve excellence and satisfaction – in 34 distinct Themes. Using Gallup’s “Name it, Claim it, and Aim it” framework, Dr. […]

May 10, 2024

How to Handle Emotional Conversations with Students

“Actually I am not doing so well.” Supporting students is an essential component of educational leadership. In this training, you will learn how to use emotionally supportive language to validate and empower your students. Participants were also able to attend a follow-up in-depth coaching session: No ratings yet. How helpful was this learning opportunity? Sample […]

Apr 5, 2024

The Women who Built Omaha: Speaker Eileen Wirth

This event is cosponsored by Office of Faculty Development, UNMC Library, and Offices of Inclusion and Equity Eileen Wirth, professor emeritus of journalism at Creighton University and senior writer for Legacy Preservation in Omaha, recently released a new book. The Women who Built Omaha shares the history of groundbreaking women, especially in health care, who […]

Mar 15, 2024

Mitigating Bias in Narrative Assessment and Recommendation Letters

This session is cosponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion and Equity Letters of Recommendation are essential components of applications throughout academia. They are also written by and about humans, making them inherently prone to bias. Through this session, faculty members will learn to mitigate bias in letters of recommendation, understand […]

Mar 14, 2024

“I’m a Fraud!”: Coaching Students Through Imposter Phenomenon as a Strategy to Increase Diversity

Countering the narrative of imposter syndrome to build upon students’ self-worth is relevant today more than ever. A recent study claims that approximately 30% of medical students and residents perceive themselves as imposters. It becomes critical for faculty to promote psychological well-being in the classroom, as it paves the way to support student development and […]

Jan 12, 2024

AI Resources for Educators

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning has made sweeping transformations across many industries, including health sciences education. This page provides a variety of resources on the topic, including slides and handouts from the Brains, Bots & Beyond IAMSE webinar series from September-October 2023. Brains, Bots & Beyond: Exploring AI’s Impact on Medical Education (International Association of […]

Oct 5, 2023

The Words We Say Matter: Empowering Students in the Classroom

In these turbulent times, it can be a challenge to navigate classroom dialogue. What can I say? What can’t I say? How do I facilitate meaningful conversation? The facilitators will lead active conversations exploring strategies that support open dialogue in the classroom. Session PowerPoint *Note: To access the Zoom recoding, please use this passcode: kcS^WJ.8 […]

Oct 3, 2023

InnovatED Symposium Presentations 2023: Keynote on AI

The InnovatED Symposium included presentations on AI usage in education, inclusive classroom strategies, improving assessments and learner outcomes, techniques to improve engagement and learning, and incorporating simulation into curriculum.

Sep 28, 2023

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Power Presentations

Presentations are a core function in academia — ensure yours are memorable.Communication is an important determinant of job retention, pay scale, and advancement. Presentations are a high stakes means of communicating ideas, science, knowledge, and change, and are a core function in academic life. Key Contributors: Faye Haggar, EdDMichael Smith, MDChad Branecki, MDMartina Clarke, PhDTJ […]

Sep 13, 2023

Faculty Tech Workshop

This session was co-sponsored by UNMC IT Academic Technologies and Office of Faculty Development. Click below to watch the Zoom recording, or to review links, contacts, and resources on the Canvas page. No ratings yet. How helpful was this learning opportunity? Sample rating item

Aug 18, 2023