Marcus Law

 

 


 

Dr. Marcus Law is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, where he received his undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. He obtained a Master of Business Administration degree with the W. P. Carey School of Business at the Arizona State University, and a Master of Education (Higher Education) degree at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He is a graduate of the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Leading Innovation in Healthcare Education, and the Rotman School of Management Advanced Health Leadership Program.

Apart from being the Director of Technology Enabled Learning at the Centre for Faculty Development, he is also the Director of Medical Education at Toronto East General Hospital and its past site program director of family medicine residency. At the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, he was the inaugural Academic Lead in Educational Technology from 2011-2013, and currently has a significant leadership role in undergraduate medical education as the Director of Academic Innovation and Deputy Director of Pre-clerkship.

His field of work is in the area of curriculum design along the continuum of medical education. He is passionate about improving the learner-centered educational experience with collaborative efforts amongst faculty, learners, and researchers across departments, health professional disciplines, and universities. His research is in the field of virtual patients as a learning and assessment tool.

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Jun 20th 2016

This education and teacher training course discusses professionalism in the health professions teaching contexts and practices. This course focuses on professionalism for health professions teachers. It addresses the issues clinical teachers face in a digital world by looking at implications of social media accounts and online profiles. Professionalism will also be discussed in the context of role-modeling along with looking at the value of role-modeling in clinical education.

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Apr 4th 2016

This MOOC brings faculty development to the teaching practice by providing teaching strategies that can be immediately applied in health professions teaching contexts and practices. This education and teacher training course provides teaching strategies for health professional teachers that can be applied directly and immediately to their teaching context and practice. Clinical teaching tools will be discussed through videos and helpful resources will be provided. Participants will also learn about asking effective questions in order to help promote active learning.

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Learn the basics of faculty development by focusing on foundational skills that can be applied in health professional teaching contexts and practices. Faculty Development is a broad range of activities that institutions use to renew or assist faculty, supervisors, preceptors, field instructors, clinical educators, and status appointees in their roles. These activities are designed to improve an individual's knowledge and skills in teaching, education, administration, leadership and research.

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