• Patrick Lawlor

Day 2 Morning

We kicked off this morning with Dr. David Roberts talking about leveraging technology. He talked about engagement and how this requires interactivity. He taught us that good technology is about content, technology is merely a tool and faculty development is key! He taught us that we have to be “agile” as an educators and he encouraged everyone to TRY something!



Dr. Carrie Tibbles (@ctibbles1) discussed real time strategies to address unprofessional behavior. This was an interactive session with lots of audience participation, likely because professionalism is such an important topic, and managing unprofessionalism is difficult. There was a great discussion of what makes up professionalism. Words you all put in the chat included: respect, equity, respect, accountability, responsibility.


We next heard from Dr. Grace Huang (@GraceHuangMD) on Mentorship. Dr. Huang, as the recipient of a Harvard Medical School mentorship award is the perfect person to give this talk! Dr. Huang reviewed the typology of mentors and the similarities and differences between MENTOR, COACH, and SPONSOR


Finally Dr. Sara Neves (@saraeneves), director of the BIDMC Anesthesia residency, ended the second morning with tips for procedural teaching. She taught us that procedural teachers need to be aware of cognitive load and task analysis. She shared with us how to break a procedure down to 4 steps- 2 teacher steps and 2 learner steps:



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