Faculty Professional Development

AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Program

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies: 9am - 12pm 
  • Program Evaluation and Evaluation Research: 1pm - 4pm 
Facilitator: Peggy Weissinger, EdD, MBA, Associate Director, Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education, Georgetown University Medical Center

Friday, May 29, 2015


  • Hypothesis Driven Research: 9am - 12pm
  • Questionnaire Design and Survey Research: 1pm - 4pm

Facilitator: Larry Gruppen , PhD, Chair, Dept. of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School

Saturday, May 30, 2015


  • Qualitative Analysis Methods in Medical Education: 9am - 12pm
  • Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research: 1pm - 4pm

Facilitator: Sheila Chauvin, Ph. D., M. Ed., Director, Office of Medical Education Development and Research, Louisiana State University School of Medicine - New Orleans


Location: CAMLS

Seating is limited to 30 attendees per workshop.

Attendance at ALL 6 workshops qualifies attendees for the AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate!!

Click here for workshop descriptions.

2015 Program Director Workshop - January 29 & 30, 2015

Event Presentations:

Practical Aspects of the Next Accreditation System (PDF) (PPT)
Presenter: Cuc Mai, MD – Internal Medicine Program Director

CLER Visit (PDF) (PPT)
Presenter: Sue Middleton, MHA – Director of GME

Information Management for Milestones and Program Evaluation Committee (PDF) (PPT)
Presenter: Todd Kumm, MD – Radiology Program Director

New ACGME Site Visit Process – Know What to Expect and How to Prepare (PDF) (PPT)
Presenter: Michael King, MD – Family Medicine Program Director, University of Kentucky

Tools for Program Management (PDF) (PPT)
Presenter: Cuc Mai, MD – Internal Medicine Program Director

Self Study Resources

Program Self Study & 10-yr Site Visit (ACGME)