Leadership for sustainability in uncertain times  

About Course

This 8-week online course focuses on leadership skills and abilities necessary to adapt and sustain health professions education programmes in a rapidly changing and uncertain world.

Four essential themes will be interwoven during the eight-week course:

  • Leadership at the edge of uncertainty
  • Working better together
  • Finding the fix that fits
  • Making the good better

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Leaders

Stewart Mennin Principal of Mennin Consulting & Associates Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Stewart Mennin, PhD is an internationally recognized educator, author of the AMEE-ESME course at AMEE. He is Principal of Mennin Consulting & Associates, Consulting Associate for the Human Systems Dynamics Institute, Adjunct Professor Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Professor Emeritus Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and Assistant Dean Emeritus for Educational Development and Research, The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Stewart Mennin - Principal of Mennin Consulting & Associates
Glenda H. Eoyang Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute Glenda H. Eoyang, PhD is founding Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute. She is a pioneer in the theory and practice of complexity sciences applied to real-world challenges.
Glenda H. Eoyang - Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute
Mary Nations Consulting Associate of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute Mary Nations, MStat, MSOD is a Consulting Associate of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute and principal of Nations Alliance LLC
Mary Nations - Consulting Associate of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute

Aims

The aims of the 8-week course are for participants to:

  • Decision making in complex, unpredictable environments
  • Collaboration across disciplinary, social and organizational boundaries
  • Balancing flexibility for individual care and learning with system-wide consistency
  • Assessing performance for accountability and sustainability

Format

The course is supported by the advanced AMEE Adobe Connect and MedEdWorld platform and features:

  • Five live streaming webinars
  • Synchronous and asynchronous discussions
  • Individual work on your own sticky issues
  • Collaborative team work
  • Critical discussion and analysis of selected readings

An annotated bibliography and reading materials will be provided.

Who can benefit

The ESME Leadership in Medical Education Course is relevant and practical for all health care educators and professionals with leadership and organizational responsibilities for programmes, curricula, groups and teams at all levels and scenarios.

The course is aimed at those engaged with medical education, post-graduate training, continuing and workplace education.  It will be of value to clinical and educational supervisors, to course directors and department chairs/chiefs, and to members of institutional curriculum committees.  

The ESME Leadership in Medical Education Course will benefit professionals who must make decisions in unpredictable environments, and who work across disciplinary, social and organizational boundaries.

The ESME Leadership in Medical Education Course provides leadership with both a practical and theoretical foundation and the ability to recognize complex patterns, take low risk wise action and stay in a position of inquiry.  It provides ways to build resilience and sustain innovation and change in an uncertain world.

The course build on previous ESME courses or similar experience and addresses practical workplace issues providing disciplined methods and approaches to seemingly intractable problems.

Participants who satisfactorily complete the course work will receive two certificates: an AMEE-ESME Certificate in Leadership in Medical Education and a Human Systems Dynamics Certificate of completion of an Adaptive Action Lab in Leadership in Medical Education.

Modules

Module 1:  Weeks 1 & 2: Leading at the edge of uncertainty

  1. See and understand patterns in complex situations, take wise action
  2. Be resilient and innovate in turbulent environments
  3. Build capacity to adapt in times of unpredictable change
  4. Integrate these lessons to build adaptive capacity for your students and colleagues

Module 2Weeks 3 & 4: Working better together

  1. Establish successful inter-professional practice teams
  2. Collaborate across organizational and personal boundaries
  3. Transform systems of health across communities
  4. Apply your learning to collaborative learning designs and practices

Module 3:  Weeks 5 & 6: Finding the fix that fits

  1. Adapt to find solutions that are both efficient and effective
  2. Balance consistency with one-on-one customization
  3. Design policies, processes, practices that fit local needs and resources
  4. Expand your options for instructional design, delivery and engagement

Module 4: Weeks 7 & 8: Making the good better

  1. Explore multiple approaches to assessment and evaluation
  2. Use evaluation processes to inform learning and quality improvement
  3. Base assessment processes on principles of practice to integrate learning and performance
  4. Help your students assess and improve their own performance

Registration and Fees

Fees include access to Adobe Connect interactive presentations, participation in an online forum facilitate by a tutor, course resource materials, assessment of course work and if the work is completed satisfactorily, the award of two Certificates:  an AMEE-ESME Certificate in Medical Education Leadership and a Human Systems Dynamics Institute Adaptive Action Lab Certificate in Leadership in Health Professions Education.

  • Standard Fee (includes membership of AMEE including access to MedEdWorld for one year) £545
  • Fee for AMEE members £475
  • Participants from countries less well resourced (includes access to MedEdWorld) £285

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Dates

We look forward to welcoming you to this course and will work with you to ensure you enjoy the experience and get maximum benefit from participating.

If you require any additional information, please contact us at ESMEOnline@dundee.ac.uk and we would be pleased to assist you.

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