Amy Johnson, Ed.D.
Associate Provost for Faculty
East Tennessee State University
Amy Johnson, Ed.D. has more than 20 years of experience in continuing higher education, adult degree programming, faculty development, teaching and first-year experience courses. Currently, she is the Associate Provost for Faculty & Director of East Tennessee State University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. In this role, she develops, facilitates, and assesses faculty workshops. She also facilitates interdisciplinary faculty learning communities aimed at helping faculty learn best practices for improving their teaching to facilitate lasting student learning. Dr. Johnson earned her B.A. from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and a M.A. and Ed.D. from East Tennessee State University.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In this lightning talk, presenters will describe an innovative, meta-teaching approach for training faculty to provide team-based learning experiences to interprofessional groups of health professions students. Faculty development programs have been found to positively change attitudes toward teaching and to facilitate the development of knowledge and skills in teaching methods according to medical educator participant reports (Steinert et al., 2006). However, to date, there are no established guidelines for preparing faculty to teach interprofessional groups of students. Program developers…
The Empathy, Grace and Equity 2-part curriculum emerged from feedback from medical residents who expressed a desire to learn more about how to address biased behavior among healthcare providers, students, and patients. The curriculum presented in this seminar was developed for faculty and residents who have a role in providing didactic and clinical teaching for healthcare students. During the seminar, participants will reflect on their values and how those values can/should inform work as medical educators and practitioners, build empathy for students and colleagues, and practice strategies…