Educator Community Resources: Faculty Development (In-Person)
by So Young Oh
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The NYU School of Medicine’s Educator Community supports the faculty that lead and advance the education mission.

Goals:
- Foster and recognize excellence in teaching and learning
- Coordinate NYU School of Medicine’s many existing educational offerings in a more effective manner
- Strengthen mechanisms that support the career advancement of medical educators
- Cultivate opportunities for interdisciplinary educational innovation and scholarship

NYU School of Medicine sponsors free grand rounds, workshops and seminars throughout the year on a variety of topics including educator skill development, curricular innovation and design, evaluation and assessment, education technologies, instructional design, research methods, and more.


Institute for Innovations in Medical Education (IIME) Faculty Membership Program
This program is intended to develop a cadre of medical educators recognized as leaders of teaching and assessment innovations within NYU School of Medicine and nationally. The model focuses intensively on faculty skill development, community-building, peer mentorship, and innovation projects.
Masters in Health Professions Education Program (MHPE)
MHPE is designed to expand the capacity of physicians and other health professionals to lead excellent educational programs and conduct high impact, rigorous educational research.
NYU Post-Graduate Medical School Continuing Medical Education
The CME office provides an array of services that includes supporting faculty and departments in the design and implementation of CME courses. They play a significant role in ensuring that faculty receive recognition for their efforts and enable them to obtain the credentials necessary for licensure and promotion. Last year, the CME office certified over 60,000 hours of faculty education with 44 courses serving over 7,000 participants.
The Murray J. Berenson, MD Distinguished Scholars Program
Established in 2011, this annual grand rounds and workshop series provides the NYU Langone Medical Center community with opportunities to engage with leading experts in the field of patient communications. These sessions are intended to support meaningful dialogue with the goals of enhancing physician communication skills and improving patient outcomes through skilled clinical examination. The program is funded on behalf of Dr. Murray Berenson by family and friends who recognized his lifelong commitment to compassionate care. Dr. Berenson graduated NYU in 1961 and practiced medicine for over 40 years at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.
The Merrin Master Clinician Fellowship
This two-year fellowship is a unique Department of Medicine opportunity to improve the quality of patient-centered care and clinical teaching at NYU Langone Medical Center. Participating faculty develop expertise in a specific area of medical education and go on to train their peers.