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Medical Education Grand Rounds
The Application of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in UME and GME
EPAs support learner education across the medical education continuum. In this session, participants will learn how to write an EPA for any skill and for any level of learner, and how to map the EPA to competencies/milestones.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Bronwyn Bryant, MD and Elise Everett, PhD
Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine, University of Vermont
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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Workshops
The Teaching Academy is hosting two AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Workshops on Friday, May 7 and Friday, May 14, 2021.
The Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators in medical education research.
The program is open to all who are interested in improving their educational research skills and is targeted for those with a background in medical education but relatively less experience in conducting educational research. There is no charge to participate, however you must pre-register.
Introduction to Qualitative Data Collection Methods
Friday, May 7, 2021
Facilitator: Britta Thompson, PhD, Co-Director, Office for Scholarship in Learning and Education Research, Penn State College of Medicine
Register here for this session.
This workshop is intended for physicians and generalists in medical education, as well as faculty and staff involved in student affairs, who wish to develop perspectives and skills for collecting qualitative data, such as data from focus group discussions, interviews, observation field notes, and responses to open-ended questions—used in admissions processes, program development, curriculum evaluation, needs assessments, performance evaluation, and various scholarship and research applications.
After participating in this workshop, learners will be able to:
- Demonstrate applied knowledge of the appropriate selection, use, and standards for rigor of some common methods for collection of qualitative data;
- Generate research questions appropriate for qualitative studies and choose appropriate data collection methods;
- Demonstrate applied knowledge of approaches to achieve rigor in the design of qualitative studies and collection of qualitative data;
- Demonstrate essential skills required for conducting focus groups.
Hypothesis Driven Research
Friday, May 14, 2021
Facilitator: Cayla Teal, PhD, MA, Assistant Dean for Assessment & Evaluation, University of Kansas Medical Center
Click here to register for this session.
Following completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to discuss:
- How to translate a research question into a hypothesis, and how to develop the null hypothesis;
- The steps in hypothesis testing;
- Type 1 and Type 2 errors;
- Power, sample size, confidence interval, and statistical significance.
There is no charge to participate, however you must pre-register. You must register for each session individually at the links above. A minimum of 8 participants is required, the maximum enrollment is 25. For more information about the MERC Program, visit: https://www.aamc.org/members/gea/merc/ Questions? Please contact Teaching Academy Coordinator, Amanda Broder
Peer Leadership Mentoring Series, led by Lewis First, MD, and Bridget Marroquin, MD
New Leadership Mentoring cohort forming! Join colleagues for the kickoff session of the next Leadership Mentoring Series on April 12, 2021 at 3:30- 5:00pm.
All LCOM faculty are welcome to participate (membership in the Teaching Academy not required). Please RSVP to email@example.com by March 26 to receive a pre-read assignment. Drop-ins are welcome, but only for the first meeting.
Why join the new Leadership Mentoring Group?
If you would like to…
• Focus on learning more about skills and principles of leadership development
• Share challenges and successes in leadership roles
• Collectively brainstorm strategies for high performance leadership
• Develop your personal plan for improving your leadership skills and finding leadership opportunities
• Network and collaborate with colleagues from College of Medicine
We will be utilizing a remote platform. Those who register with the Teaching Academy will receive a ZOOM invite. All participants are expected to join at least four of the five upcoming meetings, Mondays at 3:30- 5:00 pm. Future dates: May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16.
NEW RESOURCE! Survey Question Development
This resource developed by the Teaching Academy discusses how to craft the ideal survey questions: http://med.uvm.edu/teachingacademy/datacollection/medical-education-resource-list
Faculty Development Series for Clinical Teachers 101
This 3-part faculty development series will cover all the major topics for Medical Education during the Clerkship. This program is available to all teachers, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff (i.e., clerkship coordinators). Each part (101, 201, and 301) consists of 6, one-hour sessions with the curriculum to repeat every 3 years. The curriculum is available at all teaching sites.
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded after completing at least 4/6 of the yearly sessions and a total of 12/18 (70%) of the sessions. Recordings are available on the Teaching Academy website.
|Date ||Time ||Session ||Instructor |
|September 24, 2020 ||7:30-8:30 am ||Grading/Assessment ||Garth Garrison, MD |
|December 10, 2020 ||7:30-8:30 am ||Anatomy of a Clerkship ||Elise Everett, MD |
|January 14, 2021 ||7:30-8:30 am ||Teaching in the Clinical Setting ||Karin Gray, MD |
|March 11, 2021 ||7:30-8:30 am ||Feedback (Formative/Summative) ||Cate Nicholas, EdD |
|May 13, 2021 ||7:30-8:30 am ||Competencies, Goals, Objectives ||William Raszka, MD |
|July 8, 2021 ||7:30-8:30 am ||UME Framework ||Kathryn Huggett, PhD |
CMIE credit is given for attendance.
In support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Vermont designates each session a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Each physician should claim only those credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NEGEA Health Humanities Special Interest Group (SIG) Online Conference 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021; 12:45pm - 5:00pm (via Zoom)
There is no fee to attend; all regions are welcome. Pre-registration is required; click HERE to register.
*Call for Proposals*
Submissions are due April 12, 2021 to NEGEAHealthHumanities@gmail.com
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