Faculty Advancing Medical Education (FAME): Evolving Your Lectures: Small Changes for Big Rewards

Chicago, IL US
February 23, 2023
Faculty Advancing in Medical Education (FAME) is a faculty development program sponsored by the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators and the MERITS Program (Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching, and Scholarship). FAME supports faculty educators by providing resources and training in conceptual and practical skills for teaching and assessment.

Learn more at the FAME website!
This session will highlight best practices for interactive teaching methods and graphic design for lectures. By the end of this session, participants will learn engagement strategies for learners and how to deliver highly captivating lectures.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for course and clerkship directors in the Pritzker School of Medicine, as well as faculty who teach in courses and clerkships.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of active learning on large-group teaching;
  • State how to create slideware that acts as a visual complement to presentations;
  • Select one interactive strategy to incorporate into an existing lecture.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Kayla Scales, MSHI
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 834-0298
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
02/23/2023 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/23/2023 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Gordon Center for Integrative Science
929 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Learn more about the Pritzker School of Medicine here!
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at (773) 834-0298 or via email at kayla.scales@bsd.uchicago.edu.
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  James Ahn, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine


  H. Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE
  Professor of Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Academic Pediatrics

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference's end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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