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Welcome Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc

Welcome Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc

Welcome our new CLIME Director and Assistant Dean for Educator Development!We are excited to welcome Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc as the inaugural UW School of Medicine Assistant Dean for Educator Development in the Office of Faculty Affairs. Dr. Dzara will join the faculty as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education (BIME), Division of Medical Education and Evaluation. Dr. Dzara will begin in this role on April 1st. Dr. Dzara’s leadership roles...

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2022 CLIME Together Symposium: Call for Storytellers

2022 CLIME Together Symposium: Call for Storytellers

CLIME is excited to announce a call for storytellers as a part of our Annual CLIME Together Symposium 2022. We are seeking UW affiliated storytellers to tell a healthcare related story on the theme: Disability and Healthcare. We invite storytellers to share their stories about living with disability in ways that relate to the past and future of healthcare. We are eager to hear your stories about teaching, studying, and/or practicing in the healthcare arena. The stories may be serious,...

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AMA CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY – GUIDE TO LANGUAGE, NARRATIVE AND CONCEPTS

AMA CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY – GUIDE TO LANGUAGE, NARRATIVE AND CONCEPTS

AMA Center for Health Equity Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and ConceptsIn  2019, the AMA established the Center for Health Equity to embed and advance equity across all aspects of health care, including within the AMA itself. Foundational to the work of the Center, the AMA developed, in partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Center for Health Justice, one of the most comprehensive health equity communication guides to support physicians’...

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Strategies for Using the Learning Climate to Reduce Imposter Phenomenon

Strategies for Using the Learning Climate to Reduce Imposter Phenomenon

Trends in Health Professions EducationAbout This EpisodeAddie McClintock, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She practices at the University of Washington Women’s Health Care Center where she also runs the women’s health training pathway for the internal medicine residency.  In this episode, Dr. McClintock will be broadening the conversation to describe how we can design the learning...

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Impact of Imposter Phenomenon

Impact of Imposter Phenomenon

Trends in Health Professions EducationAbout This EpisodeTyra Fainstad, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine. In this episode we learn what defines impostor phenomenon, how to recognize it in our learners, and strategies you can share with your learners to help them manage it. Dr. Fainstad will be sharing her wisdom about the characteristics and impact of impostor phenomenon and offering powerful strategies that educators can use to help learners manage...

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2021 CLIME Together Symposium Recording

2021 CLIME Together Symposium Recording

2021 CLIME Together Symposium RecordingPlenary Speaker: Thema Bryant-Davis, PhD is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and director of the Culture and Trauma Research Lab.  She is a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women and past psychology representative to the United Nations.  The California Psychological Association honored her as Scholar of the Year for her work in the cultural context of trauma recovery and the Institute of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma...

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2021-2022 CLIME FUNDED PROJECTS

2021-2022 CLIME FUNDED PROJECTS

Failure as a Teaching Strategy for Effective Learning in Pediatrics Jimmy Beck, MD, MEdC0-PI: Jennifer Klasen, MD, MME, University Hospital Basel, Clarunis, Switzerland Collaborator: Cameron Randall, PhD, University of Washington, School of Dentistry Abstract: The literature suggests that committing an error often provokes a strong emotional response in physicians and that physicians often find errors to have great learning value. Despite the potential learning opportunity, the utility of...

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2021 CLIME Together Symposium Abstracts

2021 CLIME Together Symposium Abstracts

2021 CLIME Together AbstractsCLIME Abstract Schedule & Rooms The abstract presentations will start at 11:10am via Zoom and will end at 12:15pm. There will be 4 rooms with 4-5 abstracts in each room. Please register for the room you would like to be placed in. If you do not sign up to be in a room you will be randomly put into one of the 4 rooms. For more information and to RSVP to the plenary beginning at 9:30am (PST) check out the CLIME Symposium Page. Authors: Andrew Wescott MD, PhD,...

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TIPS FOR EFFICIENT & EFFECTIVE BEDSIDE TEACHING

TIPS FOR EFFICIENT & EFFECTIVE BEDSIDE TEACHING

Tips for Efficient & Effective Bedside Teaching Presenters: Andrea Christopher, MD, MPH Paul Cornia, MD Melissa (Moe) Hagman, MD Justin Kappel, MD, MPH Description: In bedside teaching, providers are tasked with diagnosing the patient, diagnosing the learner, providing excellent care and providing excellent teaching. Juggling these roles and completing necessary tasks in a timely fashion can be challenging, and often results in underutilization of high-yield and satisfying opportunities to...

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CLIME TOGETHER 2021 SYMPOSIUM

CLIME TOGETHER 2021 SYMPOSIUM

2021 CLIME Together SymposiumThe University of Washington (UW) Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME) invites all health sciences educators to participate in its 6th annual CLIME Together Symposium for Excellence in Health Professions Education on Friday, June 11, 2021, 9:30am-12:30pm (pst) via Zoom.  Come meet other members of UW’s vibrant community of educators and participate in a half-day of activities devoted to sharing educational innovations and scholarship....

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UW MEDICINE BIAS REPORTING TOOL

UW MEDICINE BIAS REPORTING TOOL

UW Medicine Bias Reporting ToolUW Medicine is an organization that embraces diversity and advances equity while fostering inclusion and collegiality. We are a community where support and respect are expected at all levels. We also realize there are times when individuals at all levels in our system engage in bullying, demonstrate negative biases, and express racist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic or other bigoted beliefs. These behaviors challenge the UW Medicine values which adversely...

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NAMING RACISM IN REAL-TIME: CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?

NAMING RACISM IN REAL-TIME: CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?

Naming Racism in Real-Time: Can You Handle the Truth?Leona Hess, PhD, MSW is a change leader, systems thinker, and experiential learning facilitator with extensive experience in planning for, creating and implementing training solutions and leadership development experiences to support transformational change. A transformational educator, she recently joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as the Director of Strategy and Equity Education Programs where she is leading a structured...

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HEALTHY VOICE TIPS FOR VIDEO CHATS

HEALTHY VOICE TIPS FOR VIDEO CHATS

Voice Health for Faculty and Trainees - "Zoom Voice" TutorialA short tutorial that covers some basic vocal hygiene tips and warms ups as well as a little bit about the audio/mic settings for Zoom. This video was created by the combined Speech Language Pathology/Laryngology team at UW-Montlake. If you have questions and or need help you can reach out to performvoiceclinic@uw.edu.

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PEARLS FOR OUTSTANDING PROCEDURAL TEACHING

PEARLS FOR OUTSTANDING PROCEDURAL TEACHING

Pearls for Outstanding Procedural TeachingPresenters: Lauren Steffel, MD & Carlos Delgado, MD Description: Educators frequently encounter the challenge of teaching a procedure. Do you demonstrate one, ask your learner to perform one, and then expect them to be able to teach one themselves? Encourage independent practice? Utilize an OSCE screening? How do you deal with an anxious learner? A learner that has trouble with manual dexterity? Objectives:  Describe how procedural teaching differs...

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GEA NATIONAL GRANT AWARD CALL

GEA NATIONAL GRANT AWARD CALL

GEA National Grant Award Call for Educational Research Grant ProposalsPurpose In its strong encouragement and support of research in medical education, the GEA seeks to fund research projects that address important problems or questions in medical education. Proposals that foster collaboration are strongly encouraged. This includes collaborations among GEA sections (UME, GME, CPD), across GEA regions (CGEA, NEGEA, SGEA, WGEA) and/or proposals that engage multiple schools, professions or...

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IAMSE Winter 2021 Webcast Series

IAMSE Winter 2021 Webcast Series

This Webinar series is provided by CLIME to all UW affiliated faculty, staff, and students.   For more information check out IAMSE Website for the detailed information. To view past videos check out the IAMSE Archive on Vimeo. Video Link Description:  This webinar will review the current challenges of resident candidate assessment and selection. The pandemic coming on the heels of the planned conversion of USMLE conversion to Pass/Fail has magnified the importance of developing...

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2020 WGEA REGIONAL MEETING: ABSTRACT COMPENDIUM

2020 WGEA REGIONAL MEETING: ABSTRACT COMPENDIUM

WGEA 2020 Conference CompendiumHosted by the University of Washington: Coming Together to Share Approaches to Finding Common GroundFollowing the cancellation of the 2020 WGEA Regional Meeting due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the GEA Steering Committee committed to disseminating all work accepted for presentation to the conference. To help promote and disseminate the incredible scholarly work accepted for presentation at the 2020 WGEA Spring Regional Meeting, all work accepted for presentation has...

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2020 CLIME Together Symposium

2020 CLIME Together Symposium

2020 CLIME Together Symposium Plenary Speaker: Belinda Fu, MD,  is a family physician, educator, and improvisational actor. She is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, Faculty at Swedish Family Medicine Residency–First Hill, and Founder and Director of Mayutica Institute, an education and training organization. She originated the "Attune-Affirm-Advance” framework for cultivating creativity and connections in medicine, and...

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OPTIMIZING THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT: GLEAM

OPTIMIZING THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT: GLEAM

Optimizing the Educational Environment: GLEAM WorkshopDescription: Many students do not disclose personal issues (illness, family roles and responsibilities, biases) that may impact their performance on clinical rotations, and most faculty do not proactively ask about these. There are challenges in choosing to disclose personal matters in environments where students are being evaluated. We have developed a tool using the mnemonic "GLEAM" that uses concepts analogous to "patient-centered"...

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ANTI-RACISM IN MEDICINE COLLECTION IN MedEdPORTAL

ANTI-RACISM IN MEDICINE COLLECTION IN MedEdPORTAL

New AAMC Anti-racism in Medicine Collection in MedEdPortal As a journal of health professions educational resources, it is our responsibility to name racism as a barrier to equity and to work toward dismantling systems of oppression within our profession through training and education. The new Anti-racism in Medicine collection within MedEdPORTAL provides educators with practice-based, peer-reviewed resources to teach anti-racist knowledge and clinical skills, elevates the educational...

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WANT TO PRESENT YOUR WORK?

WANT TO PRESENT YOUR WORK?

Present at a Work in Progress SessionNeed feedback or just need a place to present your work contact us below and we will organize a day and time for you to present your work. We want to help at any stage of your work and will get a group of experts to help with feedback. We normally have sessions on Tuesdays or Wednesdays 12pm-1pm, but will find a time that is convenient for you and the CLIME team to present your work.

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2020 Rescheduled CLIME Together Symposium

2020 Rescheduled CLIME Together Symposium

2020 CLIME Together SymposiumWe are excited to announce that the 2020 CLIME Together Symposium has been rescheduled and will be held Virtually on Friday, October 23, 2020!  We are excited that Belinda Fu, MD has kindly stayed on as our plenary speaker.  Belinda “theImprovDoc” is a family physician, educator, and improvisational actor. She is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, Faculty at Swedish Family Medicine Residency–First...

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UW MEDICINE COVID-19 SUPPORT

UW MEDICINE COVID-19 SUPPORT

UW Medicine COVID-19 Support  You can find all these resources below on the UW SOM Faculty Development Page with current updates: https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/covid-19/ 55 Word Stories UW Medicine Town Hall Meeting Information School and Child Care UW Medicine Emergency Response to COVID-19 Supporting Health and Well Being Psychiatric Support Community Mental Health Resources

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BEST PRACTICES IN WRITING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

BEST PRACTICES IN WRITING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

Best Practices in Writing Letters of Recommendation WorkshopDescription: Have you ever struggled to write a fitting LOR for a less-than-exceptional student, or to interpret what a writer really meant while reading a LOR for a residency applicant? This session will help you write an appropriate and descriptive letter of recommendation for any student by using a competency-based framework.  Objectives: 1. Identify helpful and harmful characteristics in a letter of recommendation (LOR) 2....

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MEDICAL EDUCATION DURING COVID

MEDICAL EDUCATION DURING COVID

Medical Education During COVID: How to Make it Work OnlineDescription: The COVID-19 pandemic is changing education practices across the world as physical distancing requires educators to move in-person teaching sessions to virtual formats. This session will provide practical tips on how to run effective, interactive virtual teaching sessions. Presenters:Rosemary Adamson, MBBSMolly Billings, MDBaşak Çoruh, MDAmy Morris, MDElizabeth Parsons, MDADDITIONAL RESOURCES Medical Education During COVID...

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UWSOM USE OF PATIENT IDENTIFIERS IN FOUNDATIONS CURRICULUM

UWSOM USE OF PATIENT IDENTIFIERS IN FOUNDATIONS CURRICULUM

Use of Patient Identifiers in the UWSOM Foundations CurriculumA workgroup was initiated in 2017 to examine how we use identifiers in the UWSOM curriculum. Input was solicited from a very large pool of the UWSOM family. A few of the best practice guidelines are summarized below and refer to discussions in the foundations blocks in our short, written cases. The use of identifiers is challenging because they can promote existing biases against patient populations and individuals, but can also...

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GEA NATIONAL GRANT AWARD CALL

TEACHING THE PHYSICAL EXAM IN “SHORT” ENCOUNTERS

PEARLS Set the stage for the patient encounter with the student Highlight specific physical examination goals Observe the student perform some aspect of the examination and provide coaching as they examine the patient. Require that the student commits to a description of their findings. Teach based on the patient's physical examination findings. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Teaching the Physical Exam in "SHORT" Encounters (PDF)

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WELLNESS RESOURCES

WELLNESS RESOURCES

Wellness Resources UW Peer to Peer Program Psychological Health in Distressing Times Osmosis Recommended Resources The Greater Good Science Center Studies the Psychology, Sociology, and Neuroscience of Well-Being, and Teaches Skills that Foster a Thriving, Resilient, and Compassionate Society Reducing the hardships of waiting - from Linda Graham, MFT, a mental health therapist with expertise on building resiliency during difficult times Unlocking Us with Brene Brown on Apple Podcast Check out...

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ONLINE TEACHING RESOURCES

ONLINE TEACHING RESOURCES

AAMC Resources Hub MedEdPortal - A peer-reviewed, open access education resource iCollaborative - Clinical Teaching and Learning Experiences without Physical Patient Contact Information and updates from AAMC on COVID ZOOM Interactive Teaching Methods You Can Use With Zoom Teaching with Zoom - CLIME (pdf) Teaching with Zoom - CLIME (PPT) Teaching with Zoom - SOMALT 2020 Zoom: Using an Ipad with the Whiteboard Option Zoom Help Center CLINICAL TEACHING Crowd-Sourced Clerkship Resources Moving...

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2020 CLIME FUNDED PROJECTS

2020 CLIME FUNDED PROJECTS

EQUITY AND DIVERSITY: DEVELOPING AND PILOTING DISABILITY ALLY SHIP TRAINING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION AND BEYOND Heather Feldner, PT, PhD, PCS, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine Co-Investigators Mark Harniss, PhD, Rehabilitation Medicine Heather Evans, PhD, Disability Studies Lesley Ellis, MA, D Center Grant Amount: $5,000 Abstract: Addressing issues of equity and diversity have become central in implementing inclusive, responsible social and educational practices in health...

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DUTY TO TRAIN: THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN MITIGATING THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH

DUTY TO TRAIN: THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN MITIGATING THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH

Duty to Train: The Role of Education in Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change on HealthPresented by: Arianne Teherani, PhD, UCSF School of Medicine Description: Climate change is the most significant "threat" to human health of this century. The role of education in preventing further climate and global environmental change is strategic and a necessity. Drawing on educational theories and the current evidence, this talk discusses methods by which to create cognizance of the problem and its...

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EFFECTIVE LARGE GROUP TEACHING

EFFECTIVE LARGE GROUP TEACHING

Presenters: Gaby Berger, MD, Margaret Issac, MD, & Seth Cohen, MD, MS Facilitators: Lynne Robins, PhD, Jon Ilgen, MD, MCR, Trish Kritek, MD, EdMLarge group teaching remains a foundational instructional strategy in medical education despite the limitations of traditional lectures. Introducing flexibility for different learning styles and creating space for discussion within a large group enhances the educational experience and makes learning more durable. This session will focus on...

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BRICC (BIAS REDUCTION IN CURRICULAR CONTENT)

BRICC (BIAS REDUCTION IN CURRICULAR CONTENT)

Critical Teaching SeriesAbout This EpisodeKali Hobson, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, University of Washington Roberto Montenegro, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, University of Washington In this podcast, Drs. Kali Hobson and Roberto Montenegro describe the methods they have developed to continuously review and revise curricular content to reduce...

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DO NO HARM: CONSULTATION TO IMPROVE CURRICULUM CONTENT

DO NO HARM: CONSULTATION TO IMPROVE CURRICULUM CONTENT

This video is part of CLIME’s “Do No Harm” faculty development series on how to make teaching more equitable and inclusive. In it, William (Bill) Harris, MD, Block lead for the Blood and Cancer Block, and Edwin Lindo, JD, CLIME’s Associate Director for Critical Teaching and Equity discuss how they worked together to improve a presentation on health outcome inequality, with a specific focus on breast cancer in African American women. Actual footage of the teaching session is interspersed with...

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HOW TO GIVE FEEDBACK LIKE A ROCKSTAR

HOW TO GIVE FEEDBACK LIKE A ROCKSTAR

"How to Give Feedback Like a Rockstar" Presenters: Heidi Combs, MD, MS & Jesse Markman, MD, MBAFacilitators: Lynne Robins, PhD, Jon Ilgen, MD, MCR, & Trish Kritek, MD, EdMThis interactive session introduced participants to the skills and frameworks necessary for giving clear, effective feedback to learners. Attendees practiced foundational skills in giving formative and summative feedback and selected topics of interest during the session to customize their interactive experience....

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CONSULTATION TO IMPROVE CURRICULUM CONTENT

CONSULTATION TO IMPROVE CURRICULUM CONTENT

Critical Teaching Series Consultation to Improve Curriculum Content William (Bill) Harris, MD, Associate Professor, Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Edwin Lindo, JD, Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA In this podcast Edwin Lindo, JD, CLIME’s Associate Director of Critical Teaching and Equity and William Harris, MD, the block lead for the University of Washington School of Medicine’s Blood and...

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HOW IMPROV CAN IMPROVE TEACHING AND PROMOTE WELLNESS

HOW IMPROV CAN IMPROVE TEACHING AND PROMOTE WELLNESS

Trends in Health Professions EducationAbout This EpisodeBelinda Fu, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington In this podcast, Belinda Fu, MD, (aka “theImprovDoc”) discusses how improv transformed her life and propelled her to found The Mayutica Institute, an educational training company, co-organize an Annual International Medical Improv Trainer Workshops, and establish ImprovDoc.org, an educational resource about the use of improvisation in...

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TWELVE TIPS FOR MAKING TEACHING MORE EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE

TWELVE TIPS FOR MAKING TEACHING MORE EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE

Twelve Tips for Making Teaching More Equitable and InclusiveTip 1: Accept that one can be both an expert and a learner in an area of expertise Tip 2: Critically examine your objectivity, your profession, and your content Tip 3: Deliberately consider the biases inherent in pattern recognition based on archetypal Tip 4: Role model receptiveness to feedback Tip 5: Role model lifelong learning Tip 6: Reflect back to clarify the target of feedback and critique Tip 7: Help students communicate...

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