Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue

During this session, Dr. Krasner will explore the issue of burnout, and its effects on quality of care and quality …

The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

More than half of practicing physicians exhibit characteristics of chronic stress and burnout. This trend may begin earlier with the …

Teaching Philosophy Statements

Workshop participants will learn: what a teaching philosophy statement is (and isn’t). its importance. what should be included. ways to …

Friday Research Seminar Series: MSBS Students

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Strategies for Promoting Personal Health and Wellness and Leading Change at the Individual Level

Leaders in Academic Medical Centers face a need for robust change in healthcare. They are faced with diminished resources, expanded …

Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multi-Faceted Approach

Dr. Slavin will provide an overview of a multi-faceted initiative at Saint Louis University School of Medicine that is designed …

Teaching Critical Thinking

OBJECTIVES Identify elements of teaching that support critical thinking. Recognize the importance of student-centered engagement as essential for critical thinking. …

Physician Burnout and Distress: Causes, Consequences, and a Structure for Solutions

This session will briefly review data on physician burnout and dissatisfaction before considering current knowledge of the contributors to and …

Friday Research Seminar Series: Microbiology and Immunology

Please visit the activity website for more information.  Target Audience Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.

Age-Friendly Greater Des Moines

Join AARP and the volunteer and community leaders of the Greater Des Moines Age-Friendly Initiative for the fourth annual report …

Scholarly Teaching and Research (Understanding SoTL, Creating a SoTL Project, Opportunities)

Please visit the activity website for more information.  Objectives Explain differences and similarities among reflective teaching, scholarly teacher, and SoTL. …

Friday Research Seminar Series: Microbiology and Immunology

  Please visit the activity website for more information.    Target Audience Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.