Fall semester is a time for new starts, new students, and new faculty. As we continue to navigate what we do to help our students learn in a virtual environment, how might you apply some of the same approaches to orient new faculty? Consider incorporating some of these ideas:

What are you doing to help new faculty adjust to their roles at your institution this fall? Comment on the Harvard Macy Community Blog or share your experiences on Twitter using #MedEdPearls!


Special dedication: This MedEdPearl is dedicated to Megan Haak, MA, Program Manager II, at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc., who passed away unexpectedly. She was a valued colleague, enthusiastic collaborator, and MedEdPearls contributor. She will be missed.


Author BIO 

Jean Bailey, PhD, is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She works with a variety of medical school faculty to provide training sessions focused on teaching and learning, scholarship, leadership, career advancement, and service.  Jean can be followed on Twitter or LinkedIn.