Amy Caruso Brown: Introduction to Upstate anti-bias checklist

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Join Dr. Amy Caruso Brown as she introduces the curricular Anti-Bias checklist that is used throughout the US for curricular review in medicine and the health sciences. Amy Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS, is the Interim Chair of Bioethics and Humanities and an Associate Professor of Bioethics and Humanities and of Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Participants will learn the rationale for anti-bias review in curriculum and identify steps they can use to incorporate the anti-bias checklist within their own teaching and curricular development.

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Leveraging sponsorship to build your reputation in academic medicine

While mentorship is a central tenet of professional development, sponsorship is critical to career advancement in academic medicine and health sciences. Join us as Manasa Ayyala, MD, from the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers, for a live virtual talk from an expert in sponsorship where we discuss the benefits and role of sponsorship in advancing faculty and in promoting gender and racial diversity to high-level leadership opportunities.

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Everything P&T: Writing your narrative

The professional narrative is one of the most important if not the most important part of your dossier. This session will review how to write this narrative, which in many ways has the components of any well-told story and illustrates how to emphasize to all who review the dossier the theme of your work and its importance.

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Everything P&T: Peer review, how to make the most of your teaching

Teaching evaluations are a required component of your dossier. The goal of a peer evaluation should be to provide feedback which will support the student learning experience. But the peer-to-peer interaction allows for discussion of evidence-based teaching practices and can serve as a foundation for which to have collegial discussions and to receive constructive feedback. Facilitated by Georgia Bishop, PhD, professor in Biomedical Sciences and Neuroscience.

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Everything P&T: Your core dossier – what you need to know

This session delves into all aspects of the promotion system including national reputation, demonstrating impact, and writing a dossier. Join Crista Marbley and other staff from the College’s Faculty Affairs office, to learn about tools and templates to assist them in building and or updating their current dossier for promotion.

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Educational research spotlight: Manuscript submission tips

Preparing a manuscript requires a lot of work and dedication. After weeks, sometimes months, of waiting, authors are asked to make revisions, if the manuscript is even considered for publication. This session will feature a panel of current and past journal reviewers who will identify common manuscript errors they encounter and how to avoid them to help increase your chances for publication.

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