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Summer Institute in Evidence-based Teaching & Course Design

2024 Dates to Come

4-half days (12:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern Time)

Hosted by the UNC Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER) and led by world-renowned educators, the Summer Institute in Evidence-based Teaching & Course Design is designed to provide health science educators with the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to improve the effectiveness of teaching, assessment, and course design aimed at enhancing student learning quality and success.

Intensive. Interactive. Virtual.

Improve your effectiveness as an educator through;

  • Powerful, evidence-based teaching and assessment techniques
  • Transferable skills and knowledge to share and disseminate
  • Evaluating and disseminating your teaching practice
  • Leading and facilitating academic innovation
  • Enriching your professional network

To learn more about the Summer Institute program details, watch this video.

$300 individual  $250 per person for 3 or more 

Registration Open in 2024


Subject:  Teaching & Course Design

Institution: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Program Type: Synchronous, virtual

Curriculum: 6 sessions presented over 4 half-days with 1 day devoted to optional roundtables

Total Hours:  16 hrs

Completion: Attend 6 required sessions

Credits: 11.25 CE credits*

Certificate: Provided electronically upon completion of requirements

Language: English

Meet our renowned faculty educators

Tina Brock, Ed.D., FAPhA, FFIP

CAssociate Dean for Education Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

As Associate Dean, Tina Brock leads her team implementing innovative, inclusive, accountable, and sustainable education and training.



Michelle Farland, Pharm.D., CDCES

Clinical Professor and Division Head, Community Based Pharmacotherapy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy 

Michelle Farland’s educational scholarship and research focuses on outcomes of team-based learning and personal and professional development.

Jacqui McLaughlin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director, Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER) at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Jacqui McLaughlin, Ph.D., has published more than 100 peer-reviewed education articles spanning a wide range of teaching and learning topics.

Kathryn Morbitzer, Pharm.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER), UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Kathryn’s current research focuses on expanding pharmacy student opportunities for impact in health care and on improving teaching and student learning.

Adam Persky, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Professional Education Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Adam Persky, Ph.D., has multiple teaching awards and was named an Atlantic Coast Conference Teaching Scholar and a Distinguished Teaching Scholar by the AACP professional development.


Michael D. Wolcott, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS, BCIDPS

Dean for Education and Associate Professor at High Point University School Workman School of Dental Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Michael Wolcott, Ph.D., manages the development and implementation of a novel curriculum to prepare tomorrow’s oral healthcare providers.

* The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-22-092-L04-P provides 11.25 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must complete all modules and the program evaluation (instructions to be emailed after completion of all modules). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

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