Department of Medical Education Faculty Development Certificate Programs

The Leischner Department of Medical Education (DOME) offers faculty development certificate programs designed to provide a foundation of skills in academic medicine with direct application to impact medical students, residents, fellows and faculty. Experts will present on a range of topics in medical education in a framework that guides faculty in their development as educators, leaders and scholars.

The certificate programs will enhance the knowledge and skills each participant brings to their academic careers, which will further promote a learning community environment here at Loyola.  The certificate programs are highly interactive with the expectation of concept application in the workplace.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion for each of the programs. 

As a valued faculty member of Loyola, the certificate programs are offered at no cost.

REGISTER TODAY for an upcoming Certificate Programs.


Upcoming Certificate Program Schedule:

  • Foundations of Medical Education Research
    (Tuesdays: September 15, 29, October 13, 27, November 17, 2020)
    Experts will present on a range of topics in medical education and frameworks that guide scholarship.  You will also develop a research question related to your pedagogical interests over the course of the program and each session will include small group discussions of these developing projects. Completion of the program will equip the participant to join the community of Stritch faculty who engage in scholarly activity through the Leischner Department of Medical Education quarterly medical education research meetings.
  • Developing Clinical Educators in Academic Medicine
    (Tuesdays: January 5, 19, February 2, 16, March 2, 16, 30, 2021)
    Although physicians gain clinical knowledge to become board certified in their specialty, this does not necessarily mean they receive adequate instruction on working with learners in an academic environment or personal professional development. With this in mind we developed a certificate course addressing the development of clinical educators in an academic environment. 

  • Statistical Analysis for Research in Medical Education I 
    (Wednesdays: January 13, 27, February 10, 24, 2021)
    Participants will acquire skills and knowledge that will enable them to manage common statistical tasks that confront researchers in the health and biological domains. From this, participants will be better prepared to interpret research journal articles and to conduct their own data analysis. Topics include: Data Analysis, Probability,  Hypothesis Testing, Student t-Tests.

  • Curriculum Development for Medical Education 
    (Tuesdays: April 6, 20, May 4, 18, June 1, 15, 29, 2021)
    Faculty actively involved within the medical school curriculum will help guide participants through the “Six-Step Approach” popularized by Dr. David E. Kern and his book will serve as a reference and a guide. All participants are assigned to a team and provided an existing SSOM curriculum (foundational science or clinical focus) that they will use as they work through each of the curriculum six-steps and at the final session provide recommendations as to how each aspect of the curriculum can be enhanced or sustained.
     
  • Statistical Analysis for Research in Medical Education II
    (Wednesdays: March 31, April 14, 28, May 12, 26, 2021)
    Participants will acquire skills and knowledge that will enable them to manage common statistical tasks that confront researchers in the health and biological domains. From this, participants will be better prepared to interpret research journal articles and to conduct their own data analysis. Topics include: Analysis of Variance, Factoral Analysis, Linear Correlation, Regression, Chi Square Test.

    Enrollment is a commitment to the certificate course; you need to be able to attend all evening sessions in order to receive the certificate. All certificate programs are scheduled bi-weekly beginning at 5:30pm and ending at 7:00pm.  All sessions will be online only held both synchronously and asynchronously.

Please contact Program Coordinator, Cynthia Chaidez (cchaidez@luc.edu) if you have any questions.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty development certificate programs are approved for physician compensation points.