Video Modules


The Under-recognized value of peer mentoring in your career plan

Dr. Guadalupe "Lu" Martinez, Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development, provides an overview of the value peer mentoring can have on one's career plan and progression. Topics include: bridging theory to best practices in career progression strategies; understanding the sociological theories surrounding peer mentoring and how to leverage them for upward mobility in your career; practical tips for engaging in and facilitating peer mentoring; and networking.

Women in Academia Presented by Dr Laura Hunter

Dr. Laura Hunter, Program and Research Manager - Office of the Provost, explores unconscious bias, the confidence gap, and career trajectories for women in the academic world. Dr. Hunter provides important insight and advice for navigating these issues and more.

Using Mentoring The State of Women's Advancement in the Professoriate

Dr. Cheryl Geisler, Vice President for Faculty Development at Simon Fraser University, visited the University of Arizona to discuss the current climate of academic advancement pertaining to female faculty. Focus is placed on leveraging faculty mentoring to overcome obstacles and achieve success, managing work-life balance, networking and more.


Outcomes Based Education Setting Expectations, Giving and Receiving Feedback

This Independent Learning Module (ILM) is intended to provide context for assessment relevant to both the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix and ACGME residency assessment guidelines. The following learning objectives are covered: 1) Discuss approaches for clarifying and communicating expectations at the institutional through individual levels; 2) Describe successful methods for providing and soliciting feedback in educational setting; and 3) Analyze options for interpreting and applying feedback data. 

It's About Time: Tools for the Effective, Efficient Clinical Teacher

Dr. Jennifer Hartmark-Hill, Director of Community Faculty Development Programs at the College of Medicine - Phoenix, shares valuable tools and tips on becoming a more effective, efficient clinical teacher. Topics covered include options for teaching that are consistent with maintenance of patient care and productivity in the clinical setting; various teaching methods that are both time efficient and effective for precepting students in a busy environment; and effective methods of communicating expectations, setting learning goals, and engaging in the feedback process with students.

Applying Type to Medical Education

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Learning Specialists, Dude Coudret and Matt Michaud, provide an overview of Type and how to effectively apply it within medical education settings. This lesson is a valuable learning tool for medical educators interested in understanding: Their students’ preferences for learning and teaching, how instructors deal with professional stressors, and how instructors prefer to manage time

Effective Independent Learning Modules

UA COM-PHX Educational Technologist, Reed Michaelsen, provides a general overview on how to design, create, and deliver effective independent learning modules (ILMs).

Poll Everywhere

This workshop introduces faculty to the Poll Everywhere web application which allows users to collect real-time poll results from their audience while simultaneously providing an interactive learning environment for students.

Introduction to Camtasia

This workshop introduces faculty to Camtasia Studio and the many ways it is designed to enhance your curriculum delivery to create an interactive learning environment. The presentation will cover the many utilizations of Camtasia (screen capture software, video editing, visual effects editing, and live quizzing) and go over helpful tips and best practices to ensure a pleasant, low-stress experience with the software.


Bench to Bedside: Protecting and Licensing Intellectual Property

Ever wonder how a university and its faculty transform basic research to a commercial product? Or how a startup company forms around technology developed in a university research lab? Rakhi Gibbons from Tech Launch Arizona discusses the various forms of intellectual property, the types of inventions that are protectable, resources and support available to faculty, the overall commercialization process and startup formation.

Everything You Never Thought You Wanted to Know About Biostatistics & Study Design Services

Chengcheng Hu, Ph.D., & Janet Foote, Ph.D. introduce faculty and staff to the biostatistics and study design services available at the College of Medicine - Phoenix.

Publish, Not Perish

Research shows that faculty often struggle to publish enough. Productive academic writing is a skill that can be developed, yet it is often overlooked in our training. Drawing from the research on academic productivity, Dr. Laura Hunter provides research-based strategies on how to increase your scholarly output and efficiency. This workshop will offer suggestions on how small changes in your work habits can lead to large gains in productivity – and make your writing more enjoyable.


Effective Communication Skills in a Team Environment

Beth Schermer and Rosemarie Christofolo of the UA COM-P Professional Resource Office provide an overview on effective communication skills in a team environment and explore topics including, but not limited to: avoiding conflict and tensions in communication; strengthening individual communication skills; optimizing team communications; and acquiring practical tools to reinforce high achieving work groups.

Remediation: A User's Guide for Faculty

Eric Katz, M.D., Executive Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, guides faculty through all aspects of dealing with residents who are in or need remediation. Topics covered include: what is remediation? when is it necessary? how can faculty help the residents while protecting the patients? And what should you do when you don't think remediation is working, but don't make the final decision.

Challenging the Process: Learning to Think Outside the Box to Achieve Results

Brig Willis, MD, leads an engaging talk on: 1) identifying 3 ways you can experiment and take risks to effect positive change in your daily work; 2) defining the concept of ‘achieving small wins’ and how it can be applied to your work; and 3) identifying strategies to exercise ‘outsight’ to promote progress in your work.