Faculty Development Resources

OAED offers development opportunities for a wide variety of individuals including students/residents (future faculty), new faculty, faculty with primary teaching responsibilities in Years 1 and 2, and clinicians with a variety of teaching responsibilities across the continuum of medical education.

 OAED staff work to offer and enhance development initiatives, support constituents in innovative practices, train in the best instructional design strategies, and increase awareness and participation in programs to improve teaching and learning.


Dr. Deborah Russ can provide assistance with faculty development.  She can be contacted at 304-647-6420 or via email at druss@osteo.wvsom.edu.  Her office is located at A424.

Upcoming Events

Here is the most recent information on upcoming faculty development events.

Links to Resources

Videos from previous faculty development sessions can be found by clicking the link below:


Instructions for completing Faculty Portfolio can be found here.  

Here is a link to a frequently updated listing of resources for teaching and learning, including dealing with COVID-19.  You will need to login with your WVSOM account to access the list on Sharepoint.  Click here for the list.  

Statewide Campus Development Opportunities

The following resources are available for the WVSOM Statewide Campus:'

Session Video Handout Survey and CME Link
Prevention of Physician Suicide:  A Coach's Role Handout Click here
Communicating Effectively with Students:  How to Avoid Unnecessary Conflict Handout Click here
Communicating Effectively with Students:  Giving and Receiving Feedback Handout Click here

We have four tracks that support our efforts as outlined below.

Track 1: Faculty (Years 1 & 2)

Track 1 offers a unique opportunity for continued growth and development for established WVSOM faculty.

  • Academic Research
  • Teaching
    • Instructional Design
    • Active Learning
    • Presentation Skills
    • Turning Technologies (Clickers)
  • Advising
  • Leadership
  • Resources

Track 2: New Faculty (Years 1 & 2)

Track 2 offers new WVSOM faculty a series of workshops and professional activities.

This track offers resources, workshops, and professional activities that focus on junior faculty development at WVSOM.

  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Counseling and Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Resources

Track 3: Clinicians (Years 3, 4, and GME)

Track 3 offers a unique opportunity for continued growth and development for established WVSOM clinicians.

  • Academic Research
  • Teaching
    • One Minute Preceptor
    • SNAPPS Case Presentation
  • Advising
  • Leadership
  • Resources

Track 4: Students/Residents

Track 4 is under development but will target unique opportunities to help prepare future WVSOM faculty or those interested in academics.