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FacDev Thursdays Seminar Series

Interesting seminars from expert faculty

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


2017-18 schedule

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

To access the webinar:
We highly recommend logging in 15 minutes before the start time.
Simply type your name in the box and ensure the button "Enter as a guest" is checked.

Theme Date
Title (Link to poster when available) Presenter
Sep 27 Competence Committee Development and Function Dr. Robyn Doucet
  Oct 11    
Oct 25 How to communicate with learners around controversial issues - Finding Respectful Grounds Joan Evans
Nov 1 How to critically appraise research papers Pam MacLean Veasey 
Nov 29 Leadership Dr. Christine Short
Dec 13 Teacher Identity Terrilyn Chiasson 

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.