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register for faculty development workshop

April 22, 2014

The Practical Applications of Educational Theory in Classrooms and Clinics

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

University of Washington, South Campus Center, Room 316

Presented by:

Joshua Jauregui, MD

Renata Ferreira, MD

Troy Johnston, MD

Wendy Barrington, PhD, MPH 


Recent literature on educational theory has lead to an evolution in the thinking about how people learn.

By and large, the way medical educators teach has not kept up with these advances.  Understanding learning theories will provide medical student educators with ability to discern when and why different instructional approaches might be used to maximize student learning.  In addition, in an increasingly inter-professional environment and with an evolving curriculum it is vital that the University of Washington School of Medicine Faculty share a common understanding and language for educational theory and its best practices.

Target Audience:

Medical educators who teach health science students


Upon completion of this workshop participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between the theories on learning
  2. Share a common language and debate the benefits of different learning theories with other educators
  3. Illuminate maladaptive processes within your teaching
  4. Reconceptualize the learning process for your students
  5. Apply your understanding of learning theories to improve your classroom or clinical teaching in concrete ways

Please sign up using this catalyst link: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/fdwsom/229663

Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME), the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, and the Office of Faculty Development. Contact Stephanie Habben This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University Of Washington School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity