Encouraging Professional Identity Formation in Learners

September 29, 2021 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Stillman 115 and CarmenZoom
Professional identity formation (PIF) is the process of coming to “think, act, and feel like a professional" and it impacts career choices, ongoing education, and well being. During this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the theories guiding identify work and hear from a panel of experts including John Mahan from the College of Medicine and DiAnna Palmer from the College of Social Work about curricular strategies to encouraging professional identity formation. 

Following this session, participants will be able to

  • Define professional identity formation and its value as a curricular outcome.
  • Discuss the process of identity formation and factors that influence professional identity.
  • Develop strategies for encouraging the PIF of learners.

You may register here for in person (limit 20) and online.

If you have registered for this event, or are on the waitlist and require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate, please contact drakeinstitute@osu.eduRequests should be made at least two weeks prior to the event, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

All members of the university community are welcome in Drake Institute activities, programs, services, and employment —regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Institute for Teaching and Learning programming is offered in accordance with university guidelines associated with in-person and remote activities. The Institute will inform registrants of delivery modifications should those guidelines change.

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