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“Make it Count Twice” Workshop for Clinical Educators

October 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Provided by: MGH Center for Faculty Development & Mass General Brigham

“Make it Count Twice: Turning Health Professions Education Work into Scholarship” Workshop for Clinical Educators

Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development Office for Clinical Careers in collaboration with the Peter L. Slavin, MD Academy for Applied Learning in Health Care

This workshop was part of a series of events sponsored by the Office of Clinical Careers in the Center for Faculty Development to support clinical educators and think about how to transform your educational work into scholarship to advance your career while benefiting your learners.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants were able to: 

  • Evaluate the health professions education work in which you are currently participating to see what you might want to turn into scholarship.
  • Describe ways in which health professions education work can be studied.
  • Brainstorm ways you could evaluate your chosen health profession’s education work to determine its success.
  • List resources available to you as you dive into scholarly work.

Ariel Frey-Vogel, MD, MAT, Director of the Pediatric Education, Innovation, and Research Center for the Mass General for Children (MGfC), and in that role she conducts medical education research and mentors and supports faculty and trainees in doing the same. Her research interests include curriculum design and assessment, the role of residents as educators, and the use of simulation in medical education. She also serves as an Associate Program Director for the MGfC Pediatric Residency Program. She works clinically as the Director of Child and Adolescent Services at the MGH Transgender Health Program.

Anna Handorf, MD, Director of TinyTalks and a Clinician Health Professions Education Researcher within the Pediatric Education, Innovation and Research Center for the Mass General for Children. She is interested in curriculum design and assessment, and leveraging technology to augment medical education by providing high-yield resources that can be used flexibly.  She works clinically as a pediatric hospitalist at Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Michael G. Healy, EdD, a Health Professions Education Researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has experience in qualitative and quantitative research, with diverse research interests in health professions education including the development, impact, and utilization of educational technology; educational leadership; and professional development.


In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham 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.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsoring of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit is awarded.




Office for Clinical Careers (OCC)
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