Ophthalmic Educators Workshop at AAO 2022: Optimizing Your Surgical Curriculum

AAO 2022: 

Ophthalmic Educators Workshop

“Optimizing Your Surgical Curriculum”

Friday, 30 September 2022, 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Room S102abc

Program Number SYM67

Workshops provide valuable hands-on learning opportunities. If you’re attending AAO 2022 this September, join us on 30 September, 1:30-4:30 PM, US Central Time, Room S102, for our Ophthalmic Educators Workshop: Optimizing Your Surgical Curriculum. This workshop, co-sponsored by the Ophthalmology Foundation and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, will help you improve your surgical teaching curriculum design and provides opportunities to connect with other educators from around the world.

Workshop Chairs:
Dr. Gabriela Palis
Dr. Karl Golnik

Small Group Facilitators:
Dr. Karl Golnik
Dr. Helena Prior Filipe
Dr. Prashant Garg
Dr. Eduardo Mayorga
Dr. Matthew Gearinger

Workshop Schedule:

1:30 Welcome and introductions [Dr. Gabriela Palis]

1:35 Kern’s 6 steps of curriculum development: the first 3 steps (lecture) [Dr. Gabriela Palis]

1:50 Small group discussion: first steps on defining a surgical curriculum (Participants will pick a surgical topic they need to teach and answer the first 5 of Harden’s Ten Questions (Harden RM. Ten questions to ask when planning a course or curriculum. Med Educ. 1986; 20:356-65):

1) What are the needs of teaching this topic (in relation to the product of the training program)?

2) What are the aims and objectives?

3) What content should be included?

4) How should the content be organized?

5) What educational strategies should be adopted?

2:20 Feedback 

2:50 Break

3:05 Kern’s 6 steps of curriculum development: last 3 steps (lecture) [Dr. Laura Wayman]

3:20 Small group discussion: last steps on defining a surgical curriculum (Participants will answer the final 5 of Harden’s Ten Questions (Harden RM. Ten questions to ask when planning a course or curriculum. Med Educ. 1986; 20:356-65):

6) What teaching methods should be used?

7) How should assessment be carried out?

8) How should details of the curriculum be communicated?

9) What educational environment or climate should be fostered?

10) How should the process be managed?)

3:50 Feedback 

4:20 Wrap-up

4:30 Adjourn