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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.

Contact Information

Center for Education
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue, ES-200
Boston, Massachusetts 02215