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Annual Curriculum Retreat

This year’s annual curriculum retreat occurred on June 16, 2017 and featured guest speakers, Drs. Obeso and Hauer. An archive of the retreat activities, speakers and synthesized faculty responses are available at this Webcourses link: 

If you have trouble accessing the course, please contact Lacy Stallings.

We are seeking to establish a reporting mechanism for emerging initiatives related to the curriculum retreat. If you are interested in receiving updates, please let us know at

Previous Curriculum Retreat Archive

Faculty Peer Evaluation

The peer evaluation program provides a forum for faculty to receive feedback from their peers on their teaching.  Faculty development offers guidance for the peer review process and manages the associated forms. Faculty development representatives also offer to serve as reviewers.  If you would like to participate in our peer observation program, please contact Lacy Stallings.


Faculty Champions

These communities of practice are used at our distributed sites. Identified faculty are paired up with a faculty development representative to develop and present a topic to their peers. This Community of Practice develops faculty expertise and local resources.

Clinical Educator Workshops

The UCF College of Medicine Office of Faculty Development is pleased to present workshops and seminars designed to support the professional development and clinical teaching endeavors of our faculty. click here to view current offerings.

Educational Leadership Meetings

This series highlights leadership strategies and educational tools. It’s primary purpose is to provide a forum for educational leadership to share best practices and discuss solutions to common challenges. In this way we foster a community of practice around educational leadership.

For more information on this program, contact Angie Irvin.

College of Medicine Faculty Writing Cohort 

The writing cohort meets in the Spring over a series of 12 sessions. All faculty are welcome to join ad hoc, but those who commit to attending 10 out of the 12 sessions will receive a copy of the book, Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks. For information about the COM Faculty Writing Cohort, please contact Lacy Stallings.

Women in Medicine & Science (GWIMS) Faculty Interest Group

The Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) advances the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine by addressing gender equity, recruitment and retention, awards and recognition, and career advancement. For more information about the UCF COM Summer GWIMS faculty interest group, please contact Angie Irvin.

Meaningful & Impactful Learning Environments (MILE) Faculty Group

Meaningful and Impactful Learning Environments (MILE) is a faculty led interest group for faculty to discuss new teaching ideas and strategies, problem-solve teaching challenges and review developments in the field of medical education. For more information about joining the MILE faculty interest group, please contact Denise Kay or Dave Harris.

UCF Health Faculty Development Program

This series highlights tools and provides a forum for discussion around innovative techniques and best practices in the clinic. In this way we foster a community of practice around excellence in clinical practice.

For more information on this program, contact Andrea Berry. 

Advancing Clinical Teachers Program

ACT is an online program that reviews relevant clinical teaching topics. The ACT program will instruct faculty in best practices for medical education and provides CME credit for all UCF faculty. Click here to learn more.

Resident as Teacher Program

Resident as Teacher is a program that is designed to fulfill the educational and program requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The program trains residents in teaching skills, which are essential to training medical students and delivering patient education. Every year the Resident as Teacher program delivers an overview of the specific clerkship objectives and policies, in addition to four other prepared sessions. Sessions include Writing Narrative Evaluation, Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine and many more.

If you have any questions or would like to participate in the Resident as Teacher program, please contact Angela Irvin.

Developing Your Online Presence Series

The Office of Faculty Development in partnership with the Marketing Team and Harriet F. Ginsburg library team, hosted a series of events focusing on Developing Your Online Presence for our faculty. Please find the topics we covered below.

  1. Choosing Your Site 
    Session Recording
    Sites:, Mendeley, Research Gate, Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook
  2. Safety & Boundaries
    LinkedIn Safety [9:12 min]
    LinkedIn Boundaries [3 min]
    Twitter Safety [8:35 min]
    Twitter Boundaries [5:48 min]
  3. Engaging in Your Chosen Platform
    LinkedIn Connections [5 min]
    LinkedIn Posting a Paper [3 min]
    Twitter Connections [4:37 min]
    Twitter Posting a Paper [5:09 min]
  4. Tools for Developing Your Online Presence
    LinkedIn Tools [6:50 min]
    Twitter Tools [9:29 min]
  5. Strategies for Engagement
    Strategies for Engagement Intro [3:29 min]
    LinkedIn Strategies for Engagement [6:45 min]
    Twitter Strategies for Engagement [8:33 min]

Questions regarding LinkedIn? Contact Jonathan Gabriel at

Questions regarding Twitter? Contact Amelia Strickland at

Questions regarding social media? Contact us at

Research in Medical Education Series

The Office of Faculty Development is hosting a series of events focusing on Research in Medical Education for our faculty.

2019 Sessions:

Check back for Spring 2019 series information soon!

2017 Sessions:

  1. Program Evaluation 101
    Presented by Magdalena Pasarica, M.D., Ph.D. & Andrea Berry, MPA – August 18, 2017
    Session Recording
  2. Presentation Tips and Techniques
    Presented by Analia Castiglioni, MD & Monica Bailey, MA – September 22, 2017
    Session Recording
    Handout 1
    Handout 2
  3. Principles of Survey Design in Health Professions Education*
    Presented by Anthony Artino Jr., PhD, CAPT, MSC, USN  – September 28, 2017
    Session Recording
  4. Systematic and Cochrane Review*
    Presented by Morris Gordon, MBChB, MMed, PhD – October 16, 2017
    Session Recording
  5. Submitting a Successful IRB Protocol*
    Presented by Jennifer E. Neal-Jimenez, MD, MS, MSB, CCRP – October 27, 2017
    Session Recording
  6. Mixed Methods: Looking Beyond the Numbers
    Presented by Anya Andrews, PhD, PMP – Upcoming

2016 Sessions:

  1. Getting Published in Medical Education 
    Presented by Dr. Morris Gordon – August 12, 2016
    Session Recording
  2. Identifying and Starting Your Project
    Presented by Shalu Gillum, JD, MLS, AHIP and Monica Bailey  – August 26, 2016
  3. Tips for Publishing and Presenting Your Work 
    Presented by Dr. Elias Giraldo, Dr. David Harris, Dr. Saleh Rahman, Andrea Berry, MPA, and Monica Bailey, MA – September 16, 2016
    Editorial Panel Notes
  4. Writing Your First Draft: Discussion Storylines*
    Presented by Dr. Lorelei Lingard  – October 14, 2016
    Session Recording
  5. Resources for Research
    Presented by Anya Andrews, Ph.D., Julia Soulakova, Ph.D., Elise Dantuma, MBA, Shalu Gillum, JD, MLS, AHIP , Natasha Williams, MLIS and Angie Griffin – October 28, 2016
    Research in Medical Education Resources
    Peer Review Worksheet
    Session Recording
  6. Get Published Now!
    Presented by Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP – November 18, 2016

*Indicates that session recording is for UCF COM staff and faculty only. Select Webcourses to view session recording.

Faculty Development Library

Come visit our faculty development library, located in office 406-D. To view our current listing of books, click here. If you are interested in reading a book we do not currently have, email and we will be happy to order it for you.