Faculty Advancing in Medical Education FAME Online Toolkit

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 key conceptual and practical skills in teaching and assessment.
Taught by educational specialists and open to all University of Chicago and NorthShore affiliates, each module will cover a specific topic in an engaging and detailed fashion. You may complete as many modules as you choose.
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Target Audience

This activity is designed for faculty members at the University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem dedicated to medical education.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Identify a framework for practically applying educational research to their teaching venues;
  • Discuss how to improve specific teaching strategies to improve educational outcomes;
  • Describe educational best practices that can be used to better educate healthcare professionals.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Paige Fairchild
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Presentation
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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) 702-2041 or via email at pfairchild1@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.

  Halina Brukner, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Dean of Medical School Education
  H. Barrett Fromme, MD
  Professor of Pediatrics



Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest 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 to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 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 end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
This activity is only open to University of Chicago and NorthShore affiliates. For more information, contact the activity coordinator via e-mail here.

The following modules are free! You can proceed through any module at your own pace between now and June 30, 2021. Simply follow the steps below or follow these instructions to complete each module.
1. Enter the "Access Code" and click "Unlock".
2. Click "Enroll". You may now check the box and enroll in the module(s) you'd like to complete.
3. Click the title of the module you'd like to start and proceed to the "Complete Activity" tab.
4. Read the instructions and click the "Complete Activity" button to get started!
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