Faculty Development

Faculty Development supports faculty members in their roles as t
researchers/scholars and administrators/leaders. 


Site Leads    

Kingston/Thousand Islands: Ruth Wilson - ruth.wilson@dfm.queensu.ca
                                                 Ian Casson - ian.casson@dfm.queensu.ca

Belleville/Quinte: Nadia Knarr - nadia.knarr@dfm.queensu.ca

Peterborough/Kawartha: Natalie Whiting 

Oshawa/Lakeridge: Sina Sajed - sina.sajed@dfm.queensu.ca

Teachers’ Competencies              

  1. Orient residents: prepare yourself, your office and your resident for the rotation
  2. Teach in clinical settings: understand adult learning; use techniques effective in clinical settings
  3. Observe and provide feedback
  4. Assess residents: use Queen’s Department of Family Medicine’s competency based assessments
  5. Support the resident in difficulty
  6. Use Queen's policies


Other Resources

  1. Practical Prof/Practical Doc – Alberta’s Rural Health Professionals Action Plan
  2. CFPC Fundamental Teaching Activity Framework and other Teachers’ Resources
  3. Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences' Continuing Professional Development and Faculty Development 
  4. Problem Based Small Group Learning modules – Education (available from Faculty Development Site Leads – see above)


Upcoming Events

Date: Monday, March 19 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Haynes Hall Seminar Room

TOPIC: "Developing Professionalism in our Learners - Critical Conversations"
Facilitated by Dr. Ruth Wilson

This session will help clinical teachers:

  • Understand the contextual nature of professional behaviour and the pivotal role of clinical teachers in the development of professionalism among their learners
  • Provide educationally appropriate opportunities for learning principles of professionalism in cinical settings
  • Develop effective strategies for dealing with unprofessional behaviours of learners during a clinical placemen

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits

Please RSVP to Vicky Garrah at 613-533-9303 x 78444 by Tuesday, March 13, 2018