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Webinar – Transforming Academic Activities into Scholarship

August 18, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday, August 18, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST for the first virtual faculty exchange webinar “Transforming Academic Activities into Scholarship” with Jeannine Nonaillada, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA from the New York University Long Island School of Medicine.

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Meeting link will be emailed to you prior to the event AND available here: 


In the busy clinical setting, many physicians find it difficult to engage in scholarly activity, especially related to academic activities. Increased institutional productivity demands and the pressures of the ticking clock place hardships on many physicians whose primary responsibility is to provide clinical care. Balancing other life roles can also make it challenging to commit to ongoing professional development activities.

In order to be perceived as leaders in medical education among our students as well as colleagues, it is essential that physicians produce scholarly activities demonstrating lifelong learning and contributing to our clinical knowledge base.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

1. Identify the essential components of scholarship in academic education

2. Give examples of known or perceived barriers to your own scholarly activities

3. Apply components of scholarship to your own work (planned or in progress) as a physician educator

About the Speaker

Dr. Nonaillada has been an occupational therapist since 2001, and is 1 of 24 occupational therapists nationally to hold Board Certification in Gerontology from the American Occupational Therapy Association.

She has provided clinical care along the continuum in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient rehabilitation, as well as acute care and oncology settings. She has been an invited speaker and writer on the topic of falls prevention, and has held previous leadership roles in patient safety and quality.

Dr. Nonaillada also has an earned research doctorate in social work with a concentration in gerontology, where she studied the efficacy of geriatrics education for healthcare providers and hospital staff on knowledge, attitudes and communication with older adults, and shared decision-making with older adults with cancer. She is active in many national organizations, serving as a volunteer leader, manuscript and abstract reviewer, and advocate. Dr. Nonaillada joined NYU Winthrop in 2016, where she combined her passion for teaching effective clinical education and promoting scholarly advancement of healthcare providers in the hospital setting.


August 18, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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