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Following a rigorous selection process with outstanding candidates, we are delighted to announce that we have finalized the selection of our DGSOM Educators for Excellence, a cadre of 30 accomplished and dedicated faculty teachers with expertise in small group facilitation and an outstanding track-record of exceptional teaching. This program and group of faculty will be a transformative new element in our medical student education program.
In academic year 2020-2021, the DGSOM Educators for Excellence will lead the teaching of the practice of medicine while working with small groups of students longitudinally in Clinical Skills 1, Doctoring 1 and Problem-Based Learning.
To learn more about the Educators for Excellence, contact the Director of Faculty Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Gustafson, MD (Peds)
Satya Patel, MD (IM)
Educators for Excellence meets regularly for 90-minute faculty professional development sessions; the aims of these sessions are to:
The experiential learning cycle (Kolb, 1983; Jarvis, 1987 & 1994) frames Educators for Excellence sessions, and each session includes time for both small-group and large-group discussions. Topics for 2020-2021 include: