5th Annual Faculty Development Conference

Friday, September 30, 2016


Dana Center at Maine Medical Center

7:30- 8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration Dana Lobby
8:00- 9:00 AM


Plenary Lecture

Cognitive Errors in Healthcare

Marjorie Stiegler, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

University of North Carolina

Dana Auditorium
9:00- 9:15 AM Break – Transition to Workshops
9:15- 11:15 AM Setting Goals and Expectations*

Bob Bing-You, MD


Dana Room #2

9:15- 10:15 AM Mindfulness in Teaching

Joe Dreher, MD

Dana Room #3
10:30- 11:30 AM Program Directors Workshop

Kalli Varaklis, MD

Dana Room #4
10:30- 11:30 AM Mentors and Mentoring

Jo Linder, MD; Vicki Hayes, MD;

Denham Ward, MD, PhD

Dana Room #3
11:30- 1:00 PM Lunch and Posters


Dana Lobby
1:00- 2:00 PM Workshops  
  New Stuff in Teaching

Three “MED TED” Talks

Dina McKelvy – Medical Humanities

E. Sue Rose – What You Need to Know About Social Media

Jordan Peck – Operational Excellence

Dana #4
  Mindfulness in Teaching

Joe Dreher, MD

Dana #3
2:00 – 3:00 Workshop
  Resilience after Adverse Events

Marjorie Stiegler, MD



Keynote Speaker

Dr. Marjorie Stiegler received her medical degree from Emory University and her residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  She completed several months of simulation training at the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) in Boston, is a graduate of the Institute of Medical Simulation Instructor Training course, and has ongoing collaborations with CMS leaders on educational and research endeavors.  Before joining UNC, she was a faculty member at UCLA, where she also completed a fellowship in medical education.  At UNC, she is the director and co-founder of CAPSEL, and is a member of the Resident Education Committee and Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Committee.  Dr. Stiegler serves nationally on the American Society of Anesthesiologists Patient Safety and Education Committee, and the Anesthesiology Quality Institute Committee for the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System.  Dr. Stiegler is a Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Grant recipient, has been a plenary session and highlighted speaker at top meetings including the PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesia and the ASA Annual Meeting. She speaks widely on topics of patient safety, simulation, and medical decision-making.

Contact information:

Majorie Podraza Stiegler, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of North Caroling, Chapel Hill
N2198 Unc Hospitals Cb# 7010
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 966-8596

Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Co-Director, the Academy at MITE
Vice Chair for Education and Professional Development, Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine, Public Health & Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Fairfield is an internist, medical educator, physician coach, and scientist studying approaches to improve health equity. She completed an M.D. at Boston University School of Medicine, followed by internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. She then completed the Harvard Medical School fellowship in General Medicine, earning her Master’s in Public Health, followed by a Doctorate in Public Health focused on Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. After serving on the faculty at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Fairfield joined MMC in 2002.

Dr. Fairfield serves as Co-Director of the Academy. Her education work has included leading development and implementation of the Introduction to Research course for residents and fellows, completed by more than 500 trainees at Maine Medical Center. She also lead the development of, and directed the Certificate in Healthcare Improvement, training interprofessional teams across MaineHealth. Dr. Fairfield serves as Vice Chair for Education and Professional Development in the Department of Medicine at MMC.

Dr. Fairfield sees patients and supervises residents in the International and Travel Clinics at MMC. She served as Medical Director for the Portland Community Free Clinic for 16 years where she has volunteered since 2002. Her professional focus is improving the health of the people of her home state of Maine through excellent clinical care, medical education, and community-engaged research.

Email: Kathleen.Fairfield@mainehealth.org

Robert Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBA

Robert Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBA

Director of Continuing Interprofessional Development, Department of Medical Education at Maine Medical Center
Co-Director of The Academy

Dr. Bing-You is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training here at Maine Medical Center, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology. He then went on to obtain a Masters in Adult Education at the University of Southern Maine. He completed his MBA degree through the University of Massachusetts. For eight years, Dr. Bing-You served as Residency Program Director and Clerkship Director for the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Bing-You served as MMC Vice President for Medical Education for 29 years. He helped establish MITE in 2015 and has served as Co-Director of the Academy since its initiation. He has been active at the leadership level of several educational committees, such as MMC Graduate Medical Education Committee, CME Advisory Committee, and Maine Track Admissions Subcommittee, to name a few. Dr. Bing-You has a small endocrinology practice at PenBay Medical Center.

Contact Information:

Email: Robert.bing-You@mainehealth.org

Office: 207-662-7060