Programs & Past Events

Current Programs

Teaching Hacks Series

A hack has been defined as “any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency.”
In this series, sessions will be used to share actionable tips (“teaching hacks”) to enhance teaching and learning in the health sciences.

Learning Objectives: after attending each session participants will be able to:

  • Describe three approaches to improving learning in the health sciences
  • Note how each approach could be used in multiple educational settings
  • Apply one or more of these strategies to their own teaching
Session Date & Time Speakers Location Related Materials
1 November 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Daniel P. Hunt, MD, FACP
Ginny Secor, PhD, RN
Patrick Sullivan, PhD DVM
CNR 3001 (RSPH)



Future Programming

Various WHEA Series will be developed to cover the following topics:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) / Education Scholarship in the health sciences
  • Navigating Health Sciences IRB
  • Mentoring/Advisement
    • Supporting educators to navigate promotion processes in the health sciences
  • Specialized teaching needs in the health sciences
    • Bedside teaching
    • Interprofessional collaboration and practice
    • Student-centered learning
    • How to evaluate teaching
    • Reviewing/developing student evaluations of teaching

WHEA Unit Signature