Michelle Farland, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Farland has been recognized by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy with the 2012 New Educator Award, by the Team Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC) in 2016 as a team-based learning consultant-trainer, and by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) in 2017 as an Emerging Teaching Scholar. Dr. Farland has been using TBL since 2008 and has experience implementing it in small and large classes, with large classes of up to 250 students taught using synchronous video conferencing. She has provided faculty development for a variety of colleges and schools of pharmacy interested in implementing and refining TBL use in the classroom. She has presented numerous workshops at national conferences and has published multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts related to TBL, including an article titled: Best practices for implementing team-based learning in pharmacy education, published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education in 2013.
Wayne McCormack, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He serves as the Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Doctoral Programs and the UF Health Office of Biomedical Research Career Development. Dr. McCormack is a consultant and Past-President of the Team-Based Learning Collaborative. He has been using TBL to teach biomedical science graduate students since 2006 on topics including immunology, genetics, cell biology, responsible conduct of research (RCR). More recently, he has also been involved in developing TBL resources for medical education, such as patient safety, clinical ethics, health systems & disparities, medical genetics, and medical physiology. He has an ongoing educational research project to determine the impact of a TBL curriculum for RCR training on ethical decision-making. Dr. McCormack has conducted numerous TBL workshops locally at the University of Florida, at other educational institutions, and at national and international meetings.