Faculty Development

It takes years of training in medicine before becoming qualified to treat patients, so wouldn't it be reasonable to assume that clinician-educators also could benefit from formal training in education? That's the objective of "Teaching Masters," a faculty development program led by Jeremy Smith, MD , associate professor (CHS), General...
Photo caption: Dr. Angela Byars-Winston (center, holding microphone) shares a moment of levity with panel moderator Beverly Hutcherson (far left) and co-panelists Dr. Jason Stephenson (second from left) and Dr. Tracy Downs (right). To foster dialog about race in health care systems, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and...
First launched in 1996, PubMed is an essential tool for medical researchers and scientists. This free search engine allows access to the National Institutes of Health MEDLINE database of abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. PubMed currently includes more than 27 million records going back to 1966. Some older...
At the 12th annual Department of Medicine Faculty Dinner held on October 3, 2017, the department recognized faculty members who have been promoted during the past year. Please extend congratulations to all for reaching a new professional milestone in the pursuit of our mission to advance the health of the...
Have you ever been asked to comment on a heath- or medicine-related news story? Journalists often need the insight of clinicians, researchers, and medical educators to make sense of fast-paced changes in the medical field. At the same time, the news industry itself in a period of rapid flux. Lisa...
Meghan Brennan, MD, MS , assistant professor (CHS), Infectious Disease, has been selected for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar on July, 2017. This competitive program provides early-career women faculty with knowledge and skills required to navigate the academic medicine landscape, with...
Angela Byars-Winston, PhD (pictured at right), associate professor, General Internal Medicine, was featured in a series of videos designed to improve mentoring relationships and support the persistence and success of historically underrepresented individuals in science. Together with her collaborator Sandra Crouse Quinn, PhD (not pictured), professor, University of Maryland, Dr....
On May 4, 2017, members of the Department of Medicine gathered in person and (via live-streamed video feed) virtually for the annual departmental Town Hall meeting. Richard Page, MD , George R. and Elaine Love Professor and chair, Department of Medicine, gave an update on departmental activities and recognized five...
Everything about the field of health services research involves “thinking big.” The discipline—which is approximately half a century old—blends systems engineering and operations research, biostatistics, health economics, sociology, medicine, nursing, implementation science, psychology, and epidemiology, among others. Health services researchers think broadly about how health care can be delivered effectively,...
In academic medical centers across North America, the future of internal medicine as a discipline is being shaped by clinician-educators, researchers, faculty members, and administrative staff. On March 19-22, 2017, more than 2,700 professionals dedicated to this field gathered in Baltimore, Maryland for Academic Internal Medicine Week. Twenty-nine attendees were...