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Faculty Development Opportunities at UC-COM

The Office of Faculty Affairs & Development have created new development programming for our faculty in the areas of professional development, research development, teaching and education development, and wellness. Programs in these four tracks will be offered on a monthly basis during the academic year. Complete listing of development programs being offered 2023-2024 Programs (PDF).

March 2024

    March 5, 2024     The Art of Negotiation 

    Facilitator:   Achala Vagal, MD, MS
    Via:  Microsoft Teams 
    Time: 12-1pm 

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Understand negotiation steps, skills, and strategies
    2. Understand the importance of active listening
    3. Learn how to create a negotiation preparation checklist

    March 20, 2024     Balance, Boundaries and Burnout:  How to Build Resilience and Thrive in the World of Medicine 

    Facilitators:   Michael Holliday, MD, Philip Diller, MD, PHD, and Charles Prestigiacomo, MD
    Via:  Microsoft Teams 
    Time: 12-1pm 

    Description:  Finding balance in the world of medicine has proven to be challenging.  In 2018, the World Health Organization classified burnout as an occupational phenomenon.  In one survey, upwards of 78% of physicians responded to having exhibited some signs of burnout.  Medical students’ rate of depression may be 15% higher than the general population.  Suicide rates in female physicians may be 250% higher than females in other occupations.  Alarming numbers indeed.  Preventing, identifying, managing and mitigating burnout is an important aspect to practicing the art and science of medicine. 

    This brief workshop will provide information and insight in to the causes of burnout, the necessity for balance and boundaries in your work and a source of tools to help in building resilience and thrive in the challenging world of medical practice.


    At the conclusion of this session, attendees shall be able to:

    1. Discuss the prevalence and incidence of burnout in medicine and its specialties
    2. Describe the signs of burnout and the factors that contribute to the development of burnout
    3. Recognize the early signs of stress and burnout in yourself and colleagues
    4. Discuss the role of individual resilience and the responsibilities of the system in creating an environment in which colleagues can thrive       

    March 27, 2024     Working with Databases and Managing Data: Intro to Power BI 

    Facilitators:   Nathan Poeppelman, Megan Johnstone, & Charles Prestigiacomo, MD
    Via:  Microsoft Teams 
    Time: 12-1pm 

    Description:  Microsoft’s Power BI is a windows and web application that enables researchers to process, analyze and visualize data. Power BI helps extract insightful data, form conclusions, and share real-time results with your team by adding reports and dashboards in Teams.  This brief workshop will provide information on how to structure and clean research data, import data into Power BI using many available tools and quickly set up a dashboard. You will be asked to bring research data to this workshop for a 15-minute hands-on segment. The lecturers will be available to help during the hands-on segment.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Clean data and have a basic understanding of data best practices
    2. Create a Power BI Dashboard using a csv file
    3. Exploring other data sources and real-time data automation


    April 2024

    April 2, 2024            Managing Cross-Cultural Patient Encounters
    April 9, 2024            Leveraging the Benefits and Overcoming the Challenges of International Teams   April 17, 2024          To Be Decided: The Problem with “Knowing” Ourselves
    April 17, 2024          Addressing Cognitive Biases in Learner Assessments and Feedback (CME Credit)


    Register for all programs on Faculty One Stop.


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    Cincinnati, OH 45229

    Mail Location: 0554
    Phone: 513-558-0175
    FAX: 513-558-3513