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Dennis Boyle, MD
the 1980s, California researchers conducted a five-year study of teacher-skill
development and noticed something interesting: When a development workshop
included a coaching component in which the teachers practiced new skills in
their own classrooms and received feedback, new skill adoption rates reached 90
percent (exceeding the 10-20 percent adoption rates of workshops without
Promotion and Tenure: New Policies Approved By Faculty
Steven R. Lowenstein, MD, MPH
On August 15, 2012, after more than 15 months of
dialogue and debate, the faculty of the University of Colorado School of
Medicine (SOM) gave final approval to a new set of policies governing promotion
Conference Inspires Faculty to Be Better Leaders and Train Others
Eva Aagaard, MD
never done this in such a deep and impactful way.”
The Academy of Medical Educators recently hosted a 3½ day conference
to learn about leadership and experiential learning from two masters—Robert (Bob) A.
Doughty, MD, PhD and Timothy (Tim)
P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD of the Accreditation Council for Graduate
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Can faculty members participate in election campaigns?
A: As private citizens, University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty members are permitted to participate in election campaigns and advocate for public policies. However, most faculty members are also public employees, and the state and Board of Regents limit the manner in which employees may use the name and resources of the university.
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