FacDev Thursdays Seminar Series

Interesting seminars from expert faculty and presenters

Having trouble fitting professional development into your busy schedule? The FacDev Thursdays Seminar Series is a convenient way to access a variety of 1 hour seminars from expert presenters, covering all aspects of our faculty’s needs. Due to the distributed nature of our faculty, we offer these seminars via online webinar.

If you are unable to attend in person but would like a recording of the webinar, please contact us at facdev@dal.ca

Our themes

We offer seminars in each of our key theme areas. It is easy to identify the theme of each seminar - they will be identified by either color and/or icon:  



Professional Development & Promotion

Educational Design & Administration


2020-21 Webinars
Watch this space as we continue to update

This year, all our seminars occur as webinars, delivered via Adobe Connect. They take place from 8:00 - 9:00 pm, unless otherwise specified.

We have a list of previous webinars, which can be found here. If you would like access to a recording, please contact FacDev@dal.ca

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Theme Date
Title (Link to poster when available) Presenter
Jul 23 Running Rounds with Social Distancing: Promoting Learning in the COVID World [PDF-289KB] Dr. Andrew Moeller
Jul 30 Feedback, Debriefing and Coaching: Learning Conversations in a COVID Era [PDF-225KB] Dr. Stephen Miller
Aug 6 Top Tips for Tutoring and Other Small Group Online Teaching [PDF-288KB] Dr. Amy Ornstein
Aug 13 Making Lectures Matter: During COVID and Beyond [PDF-289KB] Dr. Volodko Bakowsky
Sep 17 Reflection for self-care and resilience: A narrative medicine primer [PDF - 287KB] Dr. Tracy Moniz
  Oct 15 Lessons from the Farm Dr. Amber Swan
Oct 22 NNT: Traps Tips and Tools [PDF-279KB] Dr. Michael Allen

Oct 29
18:30 - 20:30

COVID, Simulation and the Second Wave: What you need to know to prepare [PDF - 529KB] Drs. Lynn Johnston, Gaynor Watson-Creed and Tim Willett.
Nov 12 “Seeing” the Patient: Visual art, portraiture and the experience of illness [PDF-225KB] Dr. Wendy Stewart
Dec 10 Integrating the Humanities into your Teaching  Dr. Wendy Stewart


Online modules

We are developing a series of online modules on relevant medical education topics to support our themes. These modules are housed on our FacDev Brightspace site. To be enrolled, please contact us at facdev@dal.ca.