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Best Practices for Remote Learning at UCSFPDF with tips and links to other resources from UCSF's TEE (Technology Enhanced Education)
Alternative Teaching Strategies for Remote LearningBox note summarizing alternative learning strategies collated by TEE
Zoom guides for educationUCSF website with guides for basic and advanced use of zoom, including how to use breakout rooms and use zoom for small groups

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Equity in Assessment Guidelines and Checklist Website with tools and assessment strategies to avoid harmful bias in assessments.
Multiple choice exams: guidelines and tips Guidelines for writing multiple choice exams, geared towards Bridges Foundation 1 but with general principles (pdf)
Open-ended exams: guidelines and tips Guidelines for writing open-ended exam questions (constructive reposes items), geared towards Bridges Foundation 1 but with general principles (pdf)
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Guidelines for Faculty - Students with DisabilitiesVideo (20 minutes) - A video assisting faculty and staff in understanding their role with students with disabilities.
Communication 101: Best practice for communicating with students around disability related needsVideo (20 minutes) - A video assisting faculty and staff in understanding appropriate and effective communication with students with disabilities.
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Career Advising ResourcesPDF - Career Advising Resources for UCSF Medical Students
Mentoring ResourcesUCSF website with resources for mentoring, including a toolkit, tips and mentoring meeting checklists
Bias-free letters of recommendationOn-line tip sheet with strategies to avoid bias in letters of recommendation for students, residents and fellows
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Put your Best Teaching Forward: The Holistic Evaluation of Teaching The holistic evaluation of teaching (HET), a framework that recognizes the many factors that contribute to excellence in teaching, is recommended by Educational Evaluations, the Center for Faculty Educators, Academy of Medical Educators, and SOM Academic Affairs for faculty educators when presenting their teaching practice and improvement. (pdf)
Large Group TeachingVideo Playlist - A 5-part video lecture series on how to deliver an effective lecture/large group teaching session. 
Small Group Facilitation

Video (9 minutes) - A video describing characteristics of effective learning in small groups and how to recognize and tackle common group problems. Also available as PDF

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Differences Matter UCSF website with lots of resources, some highlighted below
DEI Teaching activities databaseSpreadsheet - searchable database of social justice-related engaged learning activities that instructors can implement into their courses in order deepen students’ knowledge about social justice-related issues such as privilege, diversity, and prejudice.
Bias-free letters of recommendation

On-line tip sheet with strategies to avoid bias in letters of recommendation for students, residents and fellows

Heath Care Equity InitiativesVideo/Podcast (16 minutes) - Both interviews give context to how the School of Medicine is building the most equitable, inclusive medical school nationally.
Diversity & Inclusion at UCSF

Video - UCSF community members talk about challenges they face on campus and how they are affected by the university's efforts to build and nurture a broadly diverse community that is welcoming and supportive.

Microaggressions in the Learning Environment Video (5 minutes) - UCSF faculty member shares a set of 5 tips for recognizing and responding to microaggressions in the learning environment.
Responding to microaggressionsFlow diagram with approaches based on learners' preferences 
Twelve tips for responding to microaggressions and overt discrimination: When the patient offends the learner12 tips published in Medical Teacher (Oct 2, 2018 -online) by UCSF Faculty. The authors present a three-phase approach to responding to microaggressions and discrimination toward trainees from patients, and offer a communication toolkit that frontline medical educators can use in their daily practice. (Please note: To access full article, you must be on the UCSF Network)

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