The Academy of Educators’ workshops cover a range of topics from promotion, remediation, social media and additional professional development topics to enhance educators at WUSM.

Events are for WUSM employees only.

Teaching Excellence Series


  • Managing Challenging Conversations in the Classroom: 4.23.24 from 3:30p-5p/ MCC, 1st Floor, Room 1404
  • Teaching at the Bedside: 5.10.24 from 12:30p-2p/ MCC, 1st Floor, Room 1404
  • Teaching in Non-Clinical Settings: 6.13.24 from 12:30p-2p/ MCC, 1st Floor, Room 1404
  • Teaching via Zoom: 6.19.24 from 12:30p-2p/ Zoom
  • Teaching in the Classroom: 7.10.24 from 3p-4:30p/ Maternity Building, 1st Fl, Schwarz

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Overview: The Academy of Educators is thrilled to present our AoE Teaching Excellence Series that will showcase our outstanding members who bring their expertise and experience to help enhance critical teaching skills across learning settings!  This is a 5-part series that will equip educators with practical tips, tricks, and best practices to help deliver more effective teaching in the classroom, at the bedside, in non-clinical settings and via Zoom.  A certificate of completion is offered to those who attend at least 4 of the 5 workshops.  Please contact the Academy of Educators with any questions at

Building Inclusive Environments for Learners with Disabilities (BUILD)

Dates: Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Zoom

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Overview: BUILD offers health professions faculty the knowledge, skills, and resources to understand the barriers facing people and learners with disabilities and to create more inclusive didactic and clinical learning environments. Topics in this 3-session series addresses the history and different models of disability, barriers and challenges presented by ableism, and stigma in community and educational settings.

Remediation Workshop Series

Dates: Thursdays, August 15 & 29

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: In-Person (Calendar invite sent with location)

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Overview: A 2-part workshop series focused on remediation, specifically:
1. Approach to remediation as a concept
2. Remediation strategies based on competencies
3. Documentation strategies and examples

It is RECOMMENDED you attend both sessions as content will build from the first to second session.

Workshop Leaders: Dominique Cosco, MD, FACP & Nichole Zehnder, MD

Audience: Applicable to educators who work with UME, GME, and health professions students