Selected Seminar Topics
Historical Issues in Medical Education
To discuss the history and major movements within American medical education over the past century and to consider current challenges facing us today
Adult Learning Theory and Its Application to Clinical Teaching
To discuss the major assumptions underlying adult learning theories
To reflect on how each of us learns best
Fundamentals of Medical Education Research I & II
To provide an overview of education research principles and concepts, and explore quantitative and qualitative research methods that may be used to evaluate outcomes in medical education.
Best Clinical Teaching Practices
To delineate best practices of clinical teaching
Curriculum Development in Medical Education
To use a case-based discussion to review the six steps of curriculum development
Effective Questionnaire/Survey Design
Introduction to the IRB process for Medical Education Research
Frameworks for Trainee Assessment
To become familiar with and apply common frameworks used to assess trainees’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Providing Effective Feedback
To distinguish between formative and summative assessment; to identify sources of evaluative information; and to recognize elements of effective feedback.