Faculty Development Day

The 2009 Faculty Development Day date will be announced through the BSOM Faculty listserv and posted online when available.

Valuing Educational Scholarship:
Getting it Wright

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 12:30-4:15 p.m. White Hall

The afternoon begins with a luncheon at 12:30 p.m., which includes presentation of the annual Faculty Teaching Awards and a brief session on how our school supports educational scholarship.

At 1:30 p.m. the presentation "Optimizing Your Educational Activities Through Educational Scholarship" begins, followed by a hands-on workshop on "Educational Scholarship in Action: Step 1, Asking Good Questions."

Plan now to attend the Valuing Educational Scholarship: Getting it Wright, Faculty Development Day!

All sessions are claimable for category II CME credits.

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12:30 - 1:15 p.m.: Luncheon

Faculty Teaching Awards
Presentation of the 2008 Faculty Teaching Awards to recognize teaching excellence over the past academic year.

Supporting Educational Scholarship
Dean Parmelee, M.D., associate dean for academic affairs along with Albert Painter, Psy.D., assistant dean for faculty affairs will share how their offices support educational scholarship at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

1:30 - 2:45 p.m.: Presentation

Optimizing Your Educational Activities through Educational Scholarship
by Boyd Richards, Ph.D.

Materials: Download Dr. Richards's "Optimizing Your Educational Activities through Educational Scholarship" PowerPoint

Dr. Richards will present and discuss a set of common standards for selecting, presenting, and evaluating evidence of educational contributions for academic recognition and continuous improvement. Participants will:

  1. Identify five types of educator activity categories:
    • teaching
    • curriculum development
    • advising/mentoring
    • educational leadership/administration
    • learner assessment
  2. Describe appropriate forms of evidence and presentation displays for each category in terms of quantity, quality and scholarship
  3. Identify opportunities for increasing educational scholarship

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.: Workshop

Educational Scholarship in Action: Step 1, Asking Good Questions
by Boyd Richards, Ph.D. and Nicole Borges, Ph.D.

Download "Formulating a Research Question and Study Design" (PDF format)
Download "Principles of Good Questions" (PDF format)

Drs. Richards and Borges will provide a framework and hands-on activities to begin the process of conducting educational scholarship. Individually and in small groups, participants will:

  • Brainstorm areas of interest for educational scholarship
  • Formulate meaningful and feasible questions within those areas
  • Identify potential strategies to answer those questions and needed resources


Wright State University
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Gandhi Auditorium
101 White Hall
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, Ohio

Parking & Directions


White Hall

Presenter Biographies:

Boyd RichardsBoyd Richards, Ph.D., is vice president of education research and evaluation at Columbia University Medical Center, in New York City. As past president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education, he helped to plan and conduct the 2006 National Consensus Conference on Educational Scholarship sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Nicole BorgesNicole Borges, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Community Health and director of medical education research in the Office of Academic Affairs at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She has worked in medical education since 1996 and is an active medical education researcher with extensive publications and presentations on medical education related topics.

Dean ParmeleeDean Parmelee, M.D., is associate dean for academic affairs and is responsible for medical student education. He serves as the chair of the steering committee for the upcoming LCME Accreditation. He is the editor or co-editor of four books and numerous articles in medical education and child psychiatry, and in the past two years has conducted workshops on Team-Based Learning at over 20 medical schools in the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East.

Al PainterAlbert Painter, Psy.D., is assistant dean for faculty affairs and is responsible for the oversight of all Graduate Medical Education activities. He provides administrative support to the School's Faculty Development Committee and guidance to faculty on professional development including promotion and tenure.


White Hall
Office of Academic Affairs
Faculty Development
290 White Hall
Phone: (937) 775-3392

E-Mail: BSOM_FacDev@wright.edu


Looking forward to seeing you there!

Patricia Hudes, imagePatricia Hudes
Faculty Development
Academic Affairs


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