Optimizing the Learning Environment

This page contains a curated selection of tools and materials to support your efforts in optimizing the learning environment.

First, Do No Harm: Developing Trauma-Informed Medical and Health Professions Education Practice

Part of a new Medical and Health Educations Series hosted by Faculty Development

Session Recording: Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Teaching

A Panel on Principles for Teachers in the Faculty of Medicine.

Resources for Lecturers

A comprehensive set of resources developed in association with UBC Faculty of Medicine lecturers to support your design and delivery of effective and engaging sessions. Includes the new accredited ‘Design and Deliver Effective Lectures’ module.

The Office of Faculty Development fulfills the strategic plan of the Faculty of Medicine at UBC by supporting faculty in their roles as teachers and cultivates a culture of teaching that fosters faculty engagement and inclusion.

Featured Programs & Resources

An Introduction to Teaching

This guide gives clinical faculty an overview of core teaching components of their role.  The Clinical Teaching Mini Modules provide an introduction to key concepts when teaching with patient care. The guide also includes important information and resources on curriculum, feedback, assessment, and administrative support.

Residents as Teachers

Residents as Teachers (RaT) provides residency programs with a curriculum, facilitation materials, and other supports to teach residents to be effective teachers.

Teacher Certificate Program

The Teacher Certificate Program is a longitudinal program comprising five workshops. It addresses foundational pedagogy and skills for teachers in medical education. It is delivered cyclically at the distributed sites of the UBC Medical Education Program.

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