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TLAS to host clinical precepting panel virtually on May 15

Categories: Education

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit of Education Resources will host an insightful faculty development panel on clinical precepting on Wednesday, May 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Central). Join us virtually on Zoom! This session will also be recorded for those unable to attend live. This session brings together a distinguished panel […]

Education Resources group to present at AAMC conference, offers scholarship support

Categories: Education

In April 2024, SMHS Education Resources faculty and staff will present at the 2024 American Association of Medical Colleges Central Group of Education Affairs conference: Van Eck, R., Allen, J., Johnson, E.J, Guthridge, A., and Salentiny, A. will present: A Badging System for Competency-Based Medical Education Hillyar, J., Hurtubise, L., and Salentiny, A. will present: […]

SMHS scholarship remains most popular among colleges on UND Scholarly Commons Repository

Categories: Library

Did you know that publications by SMHS faculty, staff, and students are the most popular college-level collection on UND’s institutional repository? For the fourth year running the School’s collected research works have beat out any other college to be the “most popular” UND-affiliated papers with readers worldwide, reaching 936,334 total downloads by Dec. 19, 2023, […]

TLAS and Library Resources to Present Faculty Development on use of Artificial Intellegence (AI)

Categories: Education, Events

There are a number of ways AI can be used – and misused – in education and in research. Please join us for our January UND SMHS TLAS virtual faculty development event: “Using AI (Artificial Intelligence) at the SMHS.” On Jan. 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CST), speakers Andrea Guthridge (Instructional Designer, Education Resources), […]

TLAS December faculty development offering: Creating meaningful rubrics

Categories: Education

SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team invites you to join the free, virtual December faculty development session: “Creating Meaningful Rubrics.” Led by Dr. Adrienne Salentiny, this event will be held on Dec. 13 at 12:30 p.m. (CST) on Zoom. This session will be recorded for later viewing. Rubrics provide a single, powerful assessment tool […]

UND Libraries to host discussion on AI in research and publishing Nov. 21

Categories: Research

Join the UND Libraries team on Tuesday, Nov. 21, for a UND faculty panel on the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on research and publishing. Generative AI introduces both challenges and opportunities for the evolution of new research methodologies and scholarly pursuits, particularly with regard to the production, dissemination, and access to information. Scholars and […]

TLAS virtual faculty development session on active learning to be held Sept. 20

Categories: Education

Please join Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) for our first virtual faculty development event of this academic season. Richard Van Eck, Ph.D., and Andrea Guthridge will present Active Learning Updated: New Approaches for a New Era of Teaching on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CDT). This is a free virtual event. […]

12 faculty sought for TLAS Leadership Development Series

Categories: Education

In conjunction with the Office of Education & Faculty Affairs, the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team will offer a Leadership Development Series in the fall of 2023. We are seeking 12 faculty members from across the SMHS who are genuinely committed to educational scholarship, growth, and improving leadership skills and behaviors. Each applicant must […]

UND Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2023-24

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2023-2024 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

TLAS requests faculty development feedback by July 17

Categories: Education

As we look forward to our next academic year and beyond, the SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team is conducting its biennial faculty development needs assessment. The results of the assessment will drive the content and logistics of faculty development programming for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years. Please complete the 2023 Faculty Development Needs Assessment by […]

TLAS to Offer Training on Mentimeter Polling Software on June 27

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Development (TLAS) invites undergraduate medical education (UME) program faculty and staff to attend a training session on Mentimeter polling software. The session will take place on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, from noon to 1 p.m. CST. Join via Zoom (; this session will be recorded for later viewing. For the past three […]

TLAS, AAMC offer faculty development session on authentic doctor-patient communication skills Feb. 23

Categories: Education

On Feb. 23, 2023, at noon (CST), Dr. Heeyoung Han from Southern Illinois University Medical School will present “Authentic Doctor-Patient Communication Skills,” a faculty development offering made possible by a grant from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Central Group on Educational Affairs. The SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team encourages all health- […]

2023 Open Educational Resource (OER) grant proposals open

Categories: Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research works that are made available for free use by others. OERs include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. UND students have saved over $10.8 million from Fall 2015 through Spring […]

Collaborative Faculty Development Series shares knowledge, experience across medical schools

Categories: Education

You may have noticed that faculty development offerings from the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit of Education Resources have been a bit different this fall. Earlier this year, co-principal investigators (Co-PI) Dr. Adrienne Salentiny and Dr. Boyung Suh (Southern Illinois University Medical School) and colleagues from four other medical schools in the midwest received […]

Good things in small packages

Categories: News

A father-daughter pair of SMHS grads join forces on a scholarship endowment for athletic training students. It was one heckuva Christmas present. “Not only was I extremely humbled by this wonderful gift,” wrote Kristen Erredge from her Mayo Clinic office in Rochester, Minn., “but I am honored that my family chose to support athletic training.” […]