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MGH Faculty Development Podcast

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Faculty Development Podcast

Jun 30, 2022

Love 'em or hate 'em, your basic didactic presentation isn't going anywhere. If you've been asked to give a lecture or talk, or if you're interested in improving talks that you have already developed, this session is for you. Dr. Green discussed 10 truisms that shape the development of outstanding academic presentations, with a focus on how to design presentation materials that facilitate learning. She covered how to communicate content, what visuals to include (or delete), and how to align your presentations with the particular requirements of virtual platforms.

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

• Identify "truisms" that shape the development and delivery of outstanding academic presentations

• Design high-quality slides that focus on learning

• Revise presentations to better align with particular requirements of virtual delivery

Presenter: Emily Green, PhD, MA is the Assistant Dean for Faculty Development at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and the author of the book, Healthy Presentations: How to Craft Exceptional Lectures in Medicine, the Health Professions, and the Biomedical Sciences. An educator by training, and a secret fan of lecturing as a teaching modality, Emily has made her career in medical student and faculty development over the past 20 years. In her current role she oversees the design and delivery of non-clinical professional development initiatives around teaching and learning, diversity and inclusion, faculty wellness, career development, research and scholarship, and leadership skill development.

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