McMaster University

McMaster University

Program for Faculty Development (PFD)

Welcome Message from
Dr. Anne Wong, Assistant Dean

Anne Wong

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]

Follow us on Twitter  @MacPFD


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 ! )



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]PDF

For additional information and registration, please contact: Jane Bennett
(905) 525-9140, x. 22981.


FALL 2016

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] PDF

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.)

TestimonialPDF - 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]PDF

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 905-525-9140, x. 24357




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