Faculty Days 2021

June 7, 2021 to June 9, 2021


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The annual Jefferson Faculty Days program is a Jefferson end-of-the-year tradition of collegial sharing of best practices in teaching and learning. The key focus of this year's program will be to introduce the Jefferson Educator and associated domains for teaching. Topics will be categorized by the following specific themes: Designing for Diverse & Inclusive Environments, Taking Time to Connect & Reflect, Tried and True Techniques, Forced Innovation, and Learning Design.

Successful Completion

Physicians/Nurses/Other Healthcare Professionals
To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Saturday, July 24, 2021. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Friday, July 9, 2021. This is to allow time for uploading into CPD Monitor within 60 days.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, pharmacists, and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Following this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the four of the core elements of teaching 
  2. Describe examples of best practices that specifically link to Evidence Based Teaching, Critical Self Reflection, Learning Environment Management, and Learning Design.
  3. List theoretical frameworks that can help inform Evidence Based Teaching, Critical Self Reflection, Learning Design, and Learning Environment Management. 
  4. Discuss teaching challenges faced by faculty. 
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Jefferson College of Population Health
Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences
Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Jefferson College of Nursing
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Content Areas: 
Teaching Healthcare Professionals
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.35 ACPE
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 Attendance
  • 6.35 CNE
  • 17.00 PA
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/07/2021 - 8:50am EDT
Event ends: 
06/09/2021 - 5:00pm EDT

Commercial/In-Kind Support

Any sponsorship received for this educational activity will be published and announced prior to the start of the activity.

Recording and Photography Strictly Prohibited

Unauthorized recording or photography at a Jefferson-sponsored event is strictly prohibited. Individuals found violating this policy will be removed from the online activity or asked to leave from the live activity. No credits or refund will be issued.

This draft agenda is subject to change, which may affect the credit count.


image This CE activity is a live virtual meeting. 

Program Access

  1. Participants who register for the program will be sent an email with instructions for accessing the zoom webinar.
  2. Using the link provided in the email, participants must 'register' through zoom to access the program (via the zoom platform). Please use the same name as when registering for the activity to help with verifying participation.
  3. The zoom link will be active 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.
  4. Please click here to send an email if you encounter any problems accessing the program.



Conflict of interest

Thomas Jefferson University endorses the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and the policies that supplement the Standards.

All planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined ineligible companies within the past 24 months. Any conflicts of interests have been mitigated prior to this educational activity.

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson conflict of interest mitigation process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Exception: According to the Standards, it is not required to identify, mitigate, or disclose relevant financial relationships for any of the following activities:

  1. Accredited education that is non-clinical, such as leadership or communication skills training.
  2. Accredited education where the learner group is in control of content, such as a spontaneous case conversation among peers.
  3. Accredited self-directed education where the learner controls their educational goals and reports on changes that resulted, such as learning from teaching, remediation, or a personal development plan.

Planning Committee

Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD, MPH-Activity Director
Samantha Bruno
Juan Leon, PhD
Christopher Pastore, PhD
Julie Phillips, PhD
Karen Novielli, MD
Sean Bates, MS, MPH
David Abraham, PhD
Anthony Frisby, PhD
Mary Gozza-Cohen, PhD
Alisa LoSasso, MD
Kathryn Shaffer, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Elena Umland, PharmD
Susan Flannery Wainwright, PhD, PT


Aniekan Ukanna
Angelle Richardson, PhD
Marilisa Navarro, PhD
Charles Scott, MD
Thomas Twardowski,PhD
Kelly Pagnotta, PhD
Alok Bhushan, PhD
Ana Marie Lopez, MD
Geoffrey Hayden, MD
Rachel Brandoff, PhD
Peter Tomaselli, MD
Gregory Jaffe, MD, MSEd
John Milligan, PhD
Carol Okupniak, DNP
Mary Bouchaud, PhD, MSN
Nannette Tomicek, DPP
Jessica Tomaszewski, MD
Maria Stanczak, MRad
Manuela Tripepi, PhD
Shruti Chandra, MD
Kathryn Mickle, PhD
Anita Fennessey, DNP, MSN
Kristy Shine, MD, PhD 
Angela Nace, PharmD
Nabeel Herial, MD, MPH
Daniel Verbit, MILS
Les Sztandera, PhD
Amber King, PharmD
Anne Mitchell, PhD

Off‐label/Investigational Use

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of disease(s).

This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.

Content Disclaimer

The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals or devices or Thomas Jefferson University.

It should be noted that the recommendations made herein with regard to the use of therapeutic agents, varying disease states, and assessments of risk, are based upon a combination of clinical trials, current guidelines, and the clinical practice experience of the participating presenters. The drug selection and dosage information presented in this activity are believed to be accurate. However, participants are urged to consult all available data on products and procedures before using them in clinical practice.



https://jointaccreditation.org/sites/default/files/JointlyAccreditedProviderTM_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation

The following designation statements includes all three days plus the pre-conference workshops.

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards 6.35 nursing contact hours.

Pharmacists: This knowledge-based continuing education activity is designated for 6.35 contact hours of continuing education credit.  #JA4008236-0000-21-025-L04-P

Credits will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days following the completion of this activity.

This statement contains information provided to NABP from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) via CPE Monitor®. ACPE policy states paper and/or electronic statements of credit may no longer be distributed directly to learners as proof of ACPE credit. The official record of credit may be located in the learner’s e-profile in CPE Monitor®.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Per Jefferson policy, credit count includes .25 credit (15 minutes)  for completion of the required evaluation.

Credit count subject to change based on changes to the draft agenda.

Available Credit

  • 6.35 ACPE
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 Attendance
  • 6.35 CNE
  • 17.00 PA


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