Tag : faculty development

ABSTRACT: A Novel Specialty-Specific, Collaborative Faculty Development Opportunity in Education Research

PURPOSE: For the busy clinician-educator, accessing opportunities that develop the skills and knowledge necessary to perform education research can be problematic. The Medical Education Research Certification at Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (MERC at CORD) Scholars' Program is a potential alternative. The current study evaluates the program's outcomes after five

ABSTRACT: Measuring the Impact of Longitudinal Faculty Development: A Study of Academic Achievement

PURPOSE: Although faculty development programs in medical education have increased over the past two decades, there is a lack of rigorous program evaluation. The aim of this study was to determine quantifiable outcomes of Harvard Medical School's (HMS's) Fellowship in Medical Education and evaluate attainment of its goals. METHOD: In 2005 and 2009

ABSTRACT: “Teaching is like nightshifts …”: a focus group study on the teaching motivations of clinicians.

BACKGROUND:To ensure the highest quality of education, medical schools have to be aware of factors that influence the motivation of teachers to perform their educational tasks. Although several studies have investigated motivations for teaching among community-based practitioners, there is little data available for hospital-based physicians.PURPOSES:This study aimed to identify factors

ABSTRACT: Faculty development activities in family medicine: in search of innovation

OBJECTIVE: To describe the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) faculty development requirements, explore the range of faculty development activities and support currently used by family medicine residencies to meet these requirements, and describe one innovative approach to satisfy this need. METHOD: An electronic survey of faculty development activities and support offered

ABSTRACT: Developing Physicians as Catalysts for Change

Failures in care coordination are a reflection of larger systemic shortcomings in communication and in physician engagement in shared team leadership. Traditional medical care and medical education neither focus on nor inspire responses to the challenges of coordinating care across episodes and sites. The authors suggest that the absence of

ABSTRACT: Understanding the needs of department chairs in academic medicine

PURPOSE: The challenges for senior academic leadership in medicine are significant and becoming increasingly complex. Adapting to the rapidly changing environment of health care and medical education requires strong leadership and management skills. This article provides empirical evidence about the intricate needs of department chairs to provide insight into the design

ABSTRACT: Advancing faculty development in medical education: a systematic review

PURPOSE: To (1) provide a detailed account of the nature and scope of faculty development (FD) programs in medical education, (2) assess the quality of FD studies, and (3) identify in what areas and through what means future research can purposefully build on existing knowledge. METHOD: The authors searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, and ERIC

ABSTRACT: Integrating continuing medical education and faculty development into a single course: Effects on participants’ behavior.

Background: Integrating continuing medical education (CME) and faculty development (FD) into a single course can save time for physicians with teaching responsibilities. However, little is known about the effectiveness of integrated courses. Aim: To determine if there are differences in effectiveness between the CME and FD items as they were

ABSTRACT: Advancing Faculty Development in Medical Education: A Systematic Review.

PURPOSE: To (1) provide a detailed account of the nature and scope of faculty development (FD) programs in medical education, (2) assess the quality of FD studies, and (3) identify in what areas and through what means future research can purposefully build on existing knowledge. METHOD: The authors searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, and ERIC

MANUSCRIPT: Development and implementation of a mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (mini-CEX) program to assess the clinical competencies of internal medicine residents: from faculty development to curriculum evaluation

Background The mini-CEX is a valid and reliable method to assess the clinical competencies of trainees. Its data could be useful for educators to redesign curriculum as a process of quality improvement. The aim of this study was to evaluate a mini-CEX assessment program in our internal medicine residency training. We