Bruce Bennard, PhD, Professor Emertius

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Dr. Bennard is the Director of Faculty Development within the Education Division. He received his graduate degree in Curriculum Development and his Ph.D. in Adult and Higher Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Bennard has served in the Peace Corps as a volunteer in the Philippines and with the International Training in Health Agency in training health care workers in Africa and the Middle East. He was previously with the Office of Education Development at UNC where he specialized in faculty and curriculum development before coming to ETSU. Dr. Bennard enjoys studying the Civil War, collecting sea shells, and has a great passion for baseball. Dr. Bennard can be reached at .

 

 

 

Scholarly Activities

2013

Florence J, Bennard B. Developing scholarly rural connections. Presented at the RME Pre-Doctoral Conclave, February 2013, Rockford, IL.

2012

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Florence J and Bennard B. Elevating community perspectives in the curriculum: The evolution of a community preceptor working group. Presented at the 45th Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). April 26, 2012; Seattle, Washington.

Bennard B, Florence J, Silver SM. Integrating occupational health into a third year medical clerkship in community medicine. Presented at the American Public Health Association annual meeting, October 2012, San Francisco, CA.

2010

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:
Regional and National

Franko J, Bennard B, Lang F, Floyd MR, Moore J, Hixson C. Implementing a skills development program for international medical graduates seeking entry into US residency programs. Presented at the 43rd Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM). April 26, 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. PDF

Invited Presentations:

Florence JE, Bennard B. A Community-based participatory research course for health professions students: An effective model for inter-professional education. Presented at the 36th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference. Jan. 28-31, 2010; Jacksonville, FL.

2009

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:
Regional and National

Floyd MR, Gorniewicz J, Woodside J, Webb J, Bennard B, Click I, Visser P, Wood A. Physicians' perceptions of training needs to address substance use disorders within primary care settings. Presented at: The Behavioral Science Forum's 30th Annual Meeting; September 24-27, 2009; Chicago, IL.

Floyd M, Gorniewicz J, Woodside J, Webb J, Bennard B, Click I, Visser P, Wood A. Physicians' perceptions of training needs to address substance use disorders within primary care settings. Submitted as a poster session to the 30th Forum for the Behavioral Sciences in Family Medicine, Chicago, September, 2008.

2008

Papers, Abstracts and/or Paper Presentations:

Regional and National

Lang F, Floyd M, Stockwell G, Bennard B. Guidelines and strategies for meeting challenging situations encountered when teaching communication skills. Presented at: 41st STFM's Annual Spring Conference as a Presentation Lecture-Discussion; April 30-May 4, 2008; Baltimore, MD.

Lang, F., Floyd, M., Stockwell, G., Bennard, B. Guidelines and Strategies for Meeting Challenging Situations Encountered When Teaching Communications Skills (ID: 8787). Accepted as lecture-discussion presentation at the 41st STFM Annual Spring Conference, April 30 - May 4, 2008, Baltimore, MD.

"Addressing Needs of Rural Communities: Participatory Research for First and Second Year Medical Students," lecture-discussion presented at 34th annual STFM Predoctoral Education Conference, Portland, Oregon, Jan 26th, 2008 (with Joe Florence).

2007

Papers, Abstracts and/or Paper Presentations:

Regional and National

Bennard B Moderator, Williams K MD, Heinzen M, CEO Hardeman County CHC, Ward C Ed.D. "An apple a day gets the doctor to stay! In Tennessee. Panel presentation at the 13th annual conference of the Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT), Nov. 28-30, 2007, Gatlinburg.

Florence J, Bennard B. "Results from a two semester Rural Track Health Professions Participatory Research Course." Presented at the 2007 Primary Care Research Day, September 8, 2007.

"Listening As Work in Primary Care" by Simon Cocksedge. Book Review by Bruce Bennard, Family Medicine-March 2007, pp 211-13.

Providing Comprehensive Faculty Development to Community-based Faculty Using Continuous Quality Improvement, Joe Florence, M.D., Jim Shine, M.D., Bruce Bennard, Ph.D., Lecture-Discussion Presentation for: 33rd Annual Predoctoral STFM Education Conference, January 27, 2007, Memphis, TN

Other Accomplishments:

Implemented 5th annual Preceptor Advisory Group Meeting: February 17, 2007.

Grant Submissions:

Funding Source: BuHPr. Title: Predoctoral Education in Primary Care. Dates of Project: July 1, 2007-June 30, 2010 as Project Director. Summary of the project: Develop CAI modules for third year clerkship and better integrate. Funded for 3 years for $396,685 total.

Submitted: 02/12/07. Funding source: HRSA. Grant Title: Title VII Predoctoral Education Grant in Primary Care. Summary of the Project: Develop didactic curriculum consistent with Healthy People 2010 objectives. Date of the project: 07/01/07-06/31/2010.

2006

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:
Regional and National

Bennard, B. and J. Florence, "Results of 5 years of student interviews on community-based health professionals," Peer Paper, 32nd Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, Feb. 2006, Charleston, SC

Also a symposium and workshop at same meeting led by Dr. Florence and Dr. Forrest Lang respectively

Invited Presentations:                     

"The Challenge of 360-Degree Evaluation" presented at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference April 25, 2006-April 30, 2006

Other Scholarly Activities:

Appointed to Editorial Board of Family Medicine

2005

Papers, Abstracts, and/or Poster Presentations: 
Regional and National

Bennard Bruce, Carter L, Crawford AL, McRay D and Wallstedt A.  "Why we precept". Paper delivered at the 57th Annual Assembly and Scientific Program of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, October 25-28, 2005, Gatlinburg, TN.

Bruce Bennard, Ph.D, Associate Professor and Director of Faculty Development "Community Health Provider Perspective on Community Health Issues in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia."