Welcome Message from
Dr. Anne Wong, Assistant Dean
The Program for Faculty Development (PFD), in its 29th year, is dedicated to promoting teaching and learning in the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University while offering faculty, staff, residents and external visitors various interdisciplinary programs and workshops aimed at improving teaching effectiveness.
The PFD endeavours to be a welcoming place for individuals who value teaching and learning, and all are encouraged to drop in any time to learn about our offerings. Watch for upcoming initiatives as we continue to grow.
On behalf of our PFD team, I invite you to take a few moments to explore our website and have an enjoyable visit.
[View Event Calendar]
Check out Dr. Anne Wong on Morningfile speaking about the
Soul on Fire: Narratives that Inspire podcast series.
93.3 CFMU - Soul on fire: Narrative that Inspire
To find out about dates, times and descriptions of our 2015-2016 offerings, please view:
PFD Offerings 2015-2016 or you can view our Events Calendar to see what is upcoming.
Don't forget to SAVE THE DATE for our 10th Annual DAY in FACULTY DEVELOPMENT -
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (Join us for our 30th Anniversary celebration ! )
UPCOMING EVENTS —
In collaboration with the MD Program -
Tutorial MacEssentials - Workshop to prepare faculty to tutor in the MD Program
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 [Flyer for Tutorial MacEssentials]
For additional information and registration, please contact: Jane Bennett email@example.com
(905) 525-9140, x. 22981.
Mindful Communication for Health Care Providers: Bringing Intention, Attention
and Reflection to Clinical Practice
Date: Sept. 13 - Nov. 29, 2016
[Fall 2016 - Flyer/Registration form for Mindful Communication for Health Care Providers]
12 weekly sessions Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Retreat: held on a Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Testimonial - read what past participants have said regarding this course.
Clinical Teaching Fundamentals - Online -
accepting names for
waitlist for next offering - date to be confirmed soon
For info., please see Spring 2016 flyer: [Flyer for Clinical Teaching Fundamentals]
The course is delivered ONLINE in 6 modules. Participants must have a valid MacID and password.
[Visit here to check if you have a valid MacID], or contact firstname.lastname@example.org 905-525-9140, x. 24357