What meetings would you recommend to learn about education and becoming a better teacher?
All faculty are trained as clinicians, and many are trained as researchers. Few faculty however have formal instruction in teaching. Faculty aspire to achieve the same high level of expertise in education as that expected of faculty performing research. Expanding and refining the teaching toolbox should be the goal of every physician responsible for teaching others.
Many professional meetings to learn about teaching are available including:
Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills
Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education
Society for Education in Anesthesia/: Spring Meeting, Fall Meeting, and Teaching Workshop
ACGME Annual Educational Conference http://www.acgme.org/acWebsite/meetings/2011Conf/me_EducConf_11_brochure.asp
Listing of many available Medical Education Meetings
Harvard Medical School Macy Institute Program for Educators in the Healthcare Professions
Annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators