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Professional Development at SAIL

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Professional Development workshops, fellowships and consultations for health professions faculty

Professional Development Options Heading link

Options include:

  • Mannequin scenario-writing workshop
  • Debriefing workshop
  • Short-term faculty fellowship programs
  • Emergency Medicine Simulation and Medical Education Fellowship Program
  • Off-site consultations

Ongoing Workshops at UIC Heading link

Mannequin scenario-writing workshop

A four-hour workshop on developing effective scenarios for mannequin-based simulation programs, using a standard template.

Debriefing workshop

In this three-hour workshop, participants acquire an understanding of how to, effectively, facilitate a mannequin-based simulation program debriefing. This interactive workshop provides many opportunities to practice the skills discussed during the session.

For more information, the schedule of upcoming workshops or to register for a workshop, please contact Robert Kiser

Additional Workshop/Consultation Topics Heading link

Consultations and workshops are available in a wide variety of topics related to simulation-based education and research, such as:

  • Certificate Program in Standardized-Patient-Based Education
  • Maximizing the validity of standardized-patient-based performance assessments
  • Establishing defensible passing standards for performance examinations
  • How to teach and assess the hypothesis-driven physical examination
  • Using standardized patients and simulations to assess clinical skills
  • Using standardized patients to teach and assess residents’ communication skills
  • Using standardized students to improve faculty teaching skills
  • Acting skills for standardized patients
  • Training standardized patients to give effective feedback
  • Using unannounced standardized patients for research and quality improvement
  • Leadership and management of a simulation center

For more information regarding off-site consultations and workshops, contact: Heading link