Teaching Academy Newsletter

Announcements

See upcoming events in the sidebar for our busy September schedule!

Reminder: Fall Portfolio Applications Due October 1

The fall application deadline for membership into the Teaching Academy is October 1, 2018.

You can find application information and materials at: http://www.med.uvm.edu/teachingacademy/apply. Please contact the Teaching Academy with questions or to be connected with the Teaching Academy contact from your department at teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu.

 

AAMC Webinar: What Does the Literature Tell Us About Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)?

Monday, September 24; 1:00 - 2:00 PM; Med Ed 204
The Teaching Academy is hosting this webinar: The concept of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) is a hot topic in undergraduate medical education (UME), reflected in the steadily increasing numbers of articles in the literature about the role of EPAs in UME.  What can we learn from this large body of EPA literature? What are the unanswered questions about EPAs in UME? For details visit the AAMC website.

Fall 2018 Teaching Academy Events Calendar is ready!

See the final Medical Education Grand Rounds schedule, events for fall, and ongoing Teaching Academy events. Click here for a PDF: Fall 2018 Event Flyer You can also view these events online at: http://www.med.uvm.edu/teachingacademy/events

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Save the Dates:

2019 Annual Education Retreat

Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Doubletree by Hilton

A day-long education retreat featuring workshops, networking, and keynote speakers. This event is open to all faculty. Details and registration will be announced this winter!

Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Workshops

Friday, April 12, 2019

“Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies” & “Measuring Educational Outcomes with Reliability and Validity”

Details and registration will be announced this winter! Registration priority for Teaching Academy members

New Publications from Teaching Academy Members

Internal Medicine Resident Experiences With a 5-Month Ambulatory Panel Management Curriculum
Hadley Strout E, Landrey A, MacLean C, Sobel H. Internal Medicine Resident Experiences With a 5-Month Ambulatory Panel Management Curriculum. The Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Vol. 0, No. 0 http://www.jgme.org/doi/abs/10.4300/JGME-D-18-00172.1

New Publications to Note

A Survival Guide to Low-Resource Peer-Reviewed Creative Scholarship for Aspiring Clinician-Educators
Yager J, Ritvo A, Wolfe JH, et al.  A Survival Guide to Low-Resource Peer-Reviewed Creative Scholarship for Aspiring Clinician-Educators. Academic Psychiatry. 14 Aug 2018. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40596-018-0969-4

Flipped classrooms, by design
McLaughlin J. Flipped classrooms, by design. Medical Education. 21 Aug 2018. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/medu.13654?af=R 

Whose Paper Is It Anyway? Authorship Criteria According to Established Scholars in Health Professions Education
Uijtdehaage S, Mavis B, Durning S. Whose Paper Is It Anyway? Authorship Criteria According to Established Scholars in Health Professions Education. Academic Medicine. August 2018 – Volume 93-Issue 8.
doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002144

A Fine Balance: How Authors Strategize Around Journal Submission
Ginsburg S, Lynch M, Walsh. A Fine Balance: How Authors Strategize Around Journal Submission. Academic Medicine. August 2018 – Volume 93-Issue 8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002265

Learning to balance efficiency and innovation for optimal adaptive expertise
Pusic M, Santen S, Dekhtyar M, Poncelet A, Roberts N, Wilson-Delfosse A, Cutrer W. Learning to balance efficiency and innovation for optimal adaptive expertise. Medical Teacher. 9 Aug 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1485887

Crowdsourcing for assessment items to support adaptive learning
Tackett S, Raymond M, Desai R, Haist S, Morales A, Gaglani S, Clyman S. Crowdsourcing for assessment items to support adaptive learning. Medical Teacher. 10 Aug 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1490704

Assessment, feedback and the alchemy of learning
Watling C, Ginsburg S. Assessment, feedback and the alchemy of learning. Medical Education. 2 Aug 2018. https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.13645

Patterns of direct observation and their impact during residency: general practice supervisors’ views
Rietmeijer C, Huisman D, Blankenstein A, deVries H, Scheele F, Kramer A, Teunissen P. Patterns of direct observation and their impact during residency: general practice supervisors’ views. Medical Education. 24 July 2018. https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.13631

Can Words on the Screen Replace the Face in the Classroom? Using the Internet to Revolutionize Medical Education
Sklar D. Can Words on the Screen Replace the Face in the Classroom? Using the Internet to Revolutionize Medical Education. Academic Medicine. August 2018 - Volume 93 - Issue 8 - p 1095–1097. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002272

 

Questions about The Teaching Academy?
Please contact: teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu


Regional/National Call for Proposals

AMA Journal of Ethics: Call for Papers

AMA Journal of Ethics Call for Papers is now open. They invite original manuscript submissions for peer review consideration on themes that will be explored in 2019 issues.
 
Call for Theme Issue Editors is now open through 1 October 2018. We invite medical students, residents, and fellows (MDs or DOs) in United States-based programs to apply to serve as theme issue editors for monthly issues to be published from December 2019 through November 2020.
 
They also invite original submissions in any visual medium that explores ethical dimensions of health or healthcare.

Teaching Academy in the News

  • Shukla's Study on Exosomes role in the development of Mesothelioma Featured by the Department of Defense
    August 22, 2018 by Madi Wood
    The United States Department of Defense published an online article about Arti Shukla's, Ph.D., UVM associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, research study regarding the role of exosomes in the development of mesothelioma.
  • LaMantia Invested as Inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Memory and Aging
    August 21, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    More than 150 people gathered for a formal investiture ceremony honoring the University of Vermont’s newest endowed faculty members and recognizing the donors who made the positions possible on August 21, 2018 at the UVM Alumni House. Michael LaMantia, M.D., M.P.H., was invested as the inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Memory and Aging and Rosemary Dale, Ed.D., A.P.R.N., was invested as the first Holly and Bob Miller Professor in Nursing Leadership.

September 2018

2018 Teaching Academy Staff

Teaching Academy Staff

(From left to right) Alison Howe, MS; Nancy Lemieux, MSN, RN, CHSE; Leigh Anne Holterman, PhD; Amanda Broder; Kathryn Huggett, PhD

Upcoming Events

Writer's Workshop

Thursday, September 13; 8:00 - 9:00 AM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130F
Bring scholarly work on education topics in any stage of development – manuscripts, conference proposals, research proposals, etc.

IAMSE Webinar Series

Thursday, September 13; 12:00 - 1:00 PM; Med Ed 201
"The Role of Instructional Design in Health Science Course Development"
For details, visit the IAMSE Webinar Series page.

Teaching Academy Book Club

Thursday, September 13
The Teaching Academy Book Club will be reading The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer. Join us for a discussions and dinner. RSVP to Amanda.Broder@med.uvm.edu. Participation limited to Teaching Academy Members.

Essentials of Teaching and Assessment

Friday, September 14; 7:30 AM -5:00 PM; UVM David Center
A one-day, intensive course to introduce participants to the pedagogy, strategies, and resources for effective teaching and assessment. This event is open to all UVM College of Medicine faculty. This course is designed especially for faculty, residents, fellows, graduate students, and postdocs who are new to teaching. Registration is closed.

Research Consultation Drop-In Hours

Friday, September 14, 9:00 – 11:00 AM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130F
The Teaching Academy hosts drop-in hours for research consultation, with Alison Howe, MS, Director of Education Program Outcome Analysis, and Leigh Ann Holterman, PhD, Director of Curricular Evaluation and Assessment. Drop in hours occur the second Friday of the month from 9 – 11 am, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served.

IAMSE Webinar Series

Thursday, September 20; 12:00 - 1:00 PM; Med Ed 201
"Using Social Media as am Educational Tool"
For details, visit the IAMSE Webinar Series page.

AAMC Webinar: What Does the Literature Tell Us About Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)?
 

Monday, September 24; 1:00 - 2:00 PM; Med Ed 204
The Teaching Academy is hosting this webinar: The concept of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) is a hot topic in undergraduate medical education (UME), reflected in the steadily increasing numbers of articles in the literature about the role of EPAs
in UME.  What can we learn from this large body of EPA literature? What are the unanswered questions about EPAs in UME? For details visit the AAMC website.

"Convert Your Teaching into Scholarship: Publishing Educational Innovation in MedEdPORTAL and Other Venues" with Grace Huang, MD
 

Tuesday, September 25; 12:00 - 1:00 PM; HSRF 200
The Teaching Academy is hosting a special workshop with Grace Huang, MD, Editor-in-Chief of MedEdPORTAL and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Participants will be able to:
• Identify current teaching activities that can be transformed into works of educational scholarship
• List approaches for evaluating teaching activities in a scholarly manner
• Describe
the steps necessary to prepare an educational project as a submission
to MedEdPORTAL or other medical education journals

RSVP to Amanda.Broder@med.uvm.edu

Research Consultation Drop-In Hours

Tuesday, September 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130F
The Teaching Academy hosts drop-in hours for research consultation, with Alison Howe, MS, Director of Education Program Outcome Analysis, and Leigh Ann Holterman, PhD, Director of Curricular Evaluation and Assessment. Drop in hours occur the second Friday of the month from 9 – 11 am, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served.

IAMSE Webinar Series

Thursday, September 27; 12:00 - 1:00 PM; Med Ed 201
"Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Medical Education"
For details, visit the IAMSE Webinar Series page.

Medical Education Grand Rounds

Friday, September 28; 12:00 - 1:00 PM; Med Ed 300 
"Developing and Implementing the Critical Competencies at Southern Illinois University"
Debra Klamen, MD, MHPE, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Curriculum, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine