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The official McMaster Program for Faculty Development SoundCloud page. Come visit us on our homepage or listen to our new Spark podcast!

    Tips for Junior Faculty with Dr. Nagji & Dr. Dong| Pain and Pleasure of Writing with Dr. Varpio

    Tips for Junior Faculty with Dr. Nagji & Dr. Dong| Pain and Pleasure of Writing with Dr. Varpio

    In the eighth episode of MacPFD Spark, Dr. Alim Nagji will be discussing tips for junior educators in the health sciences with Dr. Kevin Dong. Afterwards, we will be listening in on the pleasure and pain of writing, including some strategies for managing the writing process with Dr. Lara Varpio. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

    Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Kevin Dong and Dr. Lara Varpio
    Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan and Dr. Alim Nagji

    • 44 min
    Seasons Greetings from MacPFD

    Seasons Greetings from MacPFD

    As 2020 comes to a close, Dr. Teresa Chan reflects on what has made the Program for Faculty Development's efforts so successful this past year. MacPFD would like to thank all of its listeners, event-attendees, speakers, faculty, staff, guests, and visitors for helping to make the program and podcast a success. Dr. Chan also gives a quick preview of how our programming will expand into 2021 with new events, new videos, new podcasts and episodes, and much more!

    Happy holidays to all and join back on January 6, 2021 for another regularly scheduled episode of MacPFD Spark.

    Visit the Program for Faculty Development at macpfd.ca

    • 2 min
    Bringing New Life to Meetings with Dr. Risdon | Leadership Development with Dr. Profetto

    Bringing New Life to Meetings with Dr. Risdon | Leadership Development with Dr. Profetto

    In the seventh episode of MacPFD Spark, Dr. Cathy Risdon will be discussing the micro-skills of leadership, with particular respect to meetings. Afterwards, we will be listening in on some key aspects of leadership in the health professions with Dr. Jason Profetto. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

    Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Cathy Risdon and Dr. Jason Profetto
    Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

    • 59 min
    Efficiency in Academics with Dr. Crowther | Expanding Narrative Medicine Dr. Sharda

    Efficiency in Academics with Dr. Crowther | Expanding Narrative Medicine Dr. Sharda

    In the sixth episode of MacPFD Spark, Dr. Mark Crowther will be discussing methods to become more efficient in a scholarly capacity through Zoom-centered work culture. . Afterwards, we will be listening in on how introducing narrative medicine into the MacPFD community took place with Dr. Saroo Sharda. New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

    Featured Guest(s) - Dr. Mark Crowther and Dr. Saroo Sharda
    Interviewer(s) - Dr. Teresa Chan

    • 48 min
    Narratives in Healthcare with Dr. Jack | Clinical Scholarship with Dr. Shawn Mondoux

    Narratives in Healthcare with Dr. Jack | Clinical Scholarship with Dr. Shawn Mondoux

    Welcome to the fifth episode of the MacPFD Spark podcast series brought to you by the Program for Faculty Development at McMaster University. In this episode; we will be discussing the power of narratives and a new book club initiative for helping develop empathetic practices with Dr. Susan Jack from the School of Nursing at McMaster University. Afterwards, Dr. Shawn Mondoux will be giving some insight into clinical scholarship by expounding on all of its benefits and intricacies.

    Here is the link to the resource that Dr. Chan mentions about a video that features Dr. Sherbino discussion how best to pick projects:
    https://www.macpfd.ca/content-pillars/scholarly-practice/schpra-picking-projects

    New Spark episodes launch on a biweekly basis - with exception for special event and themed episodes - so be sure to check back often for more content to help you grow and enhance your career in the health sciences!

    Visit the Program for Faculty Development at macpfd.ca

    • 53 min
    From Stories to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Healthcare (Special)

    From Stories to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Healthcare (Special)

    In this special episode, MacPFD Spark provides an alternate format to the McMaster University Department of Medicine's Chairs Grand Rounds talk on addressing anti-black racism in healthcare which took place on October 1st of 2020. Our thanks goes to speakers Sarah Adjekum, Lyndon George, Dr. Ameil Joseph, and Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek for their insights and by helping this discussion take place by sharing their lived experiences on sensitive subject-matter.

    Check out the McMaster Program for Faculty Development at macpfd.ca

    • 58 min

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