Professional development

The Office of Graduate Medical Education seeks to support the development of our residents and faculty in order to help them achieve success throughout their professional careers. WSUGME focuses on fostering clinical excellence, creating a culture of inclusion, and supporting pioneering research, as these are fundamental in accomplishing the mission of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. WSUGME provides bootcamps, seminars, and links to numerous internal and external resources. 

2023-24 events:

  • The 2024 PDS will be held on Tuesday, April 16, from 7:30-8:30 pm (EST) as a Zoom event. The topic is "Accommodating Physicians with Disabilities to Serve a Diverse Patient Population," with guest speaker Zoie Sheets, MD, MPH, currently a resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at University of Chicago Medicine. The PDS will be hosted by Tripti Nagar, MD, the President of the 2023-24 Resident Council. To register for this event and receive the Zoom link, click here For more information, contact GME Research Coordinator Heidi Kenaga.
  • GME will hold three Academic Boot Camps as part of its DEFT (Developing Effective Faculty Teachers) and DART (Developing Active Resident Teachers) program, conducted via Microsoft Teams:  In the fall of 2023, the topic will be "Effective Healthcare Teaming," on Tuesday Oct. 17, 2023, from noon - 2 pm; in the winter of 2024, "The Moral Determinants of Health," on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, from noon - 2 pm; and in the spring of 2024, topic TBA, on Wed.  March 13, 2024, 9-11 am.
  • Dr. Stansfield will also hold Data Analysis Office Hours on the last Friday of the month at 4 pm, from August 2023 through May 2024, excepting reschedules for holidays. He will work with any residents or faculty who require consultation about research design, planning, data organization, analysis, graph-making, and interpretation. Participants may submit de-identified datasets prior to sessions. For more information, contact GME Director of Education Brent Stansfield.