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Assessment

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

Online Modules

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

EPAs Part 1: What are they?  

These three brief YouTube videos (< 2min) describe entrustable professional activities (EPAs). These pertain specifically to General Surgery – using examples of pilot EPAs in General Surgery, however they are useful for anyone who wants a brief, digestible overview of what EPAs are and how they can potentially be used.

EPAs Part 2: How they’re used and ABS plans 

These three brief YouTube videos (< 2min) describe entrustable professional activities (EPAs). These pertain specifically to General Surgery – using examples of pilot EPAs in General Surgery, however they are useful for anyone who wants a brief, digestible overview of what EPAs are and how they can potentially be used.

EPAs Part 3: What do they mean for you? 

These three brief YouTube videos (< 2min) describe entrustable professional activities (EPAs). These pertain specifically to General Surgery – using examples of pilot EPAs in General Surgery, however they are useful for anyone who wants a brief, digestible overview of what EPAs are and how they can potentially be used.

Introduction to Entrustable Professional Activities Faculty Development Module

This resource about entrustable professional activities (EPAs) includes downloadable PDFs and a Word document explaining the module. The online module can easily be accessed directly through the link in the documents. This module is for faculty learning to evaluate EPAs for third- and fourth-year medical students. You can also translate lesson to resident and fellow assessment. The important takeaways is learning what EPAs are and seeing practical their applications.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

Archived TIME Lectures

Curriculum Design

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

Online Modules

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

Effective Instructional Strategies

This video is geared more toward developing teaching methods for young students (not in medicine), but the principles behind how to teach and provides a step by step approach to developing a curriculum that is applicable to a broad audience. You must be on a Northwestern University network to view this resource.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

How to Use Zoom Resource Archive

A list of resources created from our faculty development workshop How to Use Zoom to Run Interactive Journal Clubs, Morning Report, or Other Didactic Sessions

Archived TIME Lectures

Learning Conversations

Online Modules

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

EPAs Part 2: How they’re used and ABS plans 

These three brief YouTube videos (< 2min) describe entrustable professional activities (EPAs). These pertain specifically to General Surgery – using examples of pilot EPAs in General Surgery, however they are useful for anyone who wants a brief, digestible overview of what EPAs are and how they can potentially be used.

Giving feedback and receiving feedback | Part 1: Giving feedback

These two blog posts from the International Clinical Educators Blog are brief, high-yield, and easy to digest for the busy clinician. Part 1 briefly reviews a 6 -tep feedback formula and Part 2 reviews how to approach this same process from the trainee perspective.

Workshop on Giving, Receiving, and Soliciting Feedback

While the entire publication is focused around a faculty development session on how to give, receive, and solicit feedback, there is a PDF summary. The brochure “The Fine Art of Feedback Synopsis Brochure” reviews giving, receiving, and soliciting feedback both from the receiver and sender perspectives.

Workshop on Giving, Receiving, and Soliciting Feedback

This resource focuses on how to give, receive, and solicit feedback. The authors include a PDF summary: “The Fine Art of Feedback Synopsis Brochure” reviews giving, receiving, and soliciting feedback both from the receiver and sender perspectives.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Archived TIME Lectures

Active Learning Strategies

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

Online Modules

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Six Common Non-facilitating Teaching Behaviors

This article highlights common educator behaviors that are NOT helpful to teaching and learning in small and large groups. Awareness about these common yet unhelpful behaviors may add new and valuable insight for educators.

Small Group Facilitation

A series of articles from the Florida State University College of Medicine about small group facilitation and learning. “Lessons from Geese” and “The Developmental Facilitator: What One is and What One Does” are particularly high-yield.

Team Based Learning

This post on the popular Academic Life in Emergency Medicine blog highlights some key points from a 2016 article on Team-Based Learning published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. In addition to summarizing the article, the post includes a 32-minute video of medical educators discussing this topic.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

Archived TIME Lectures

Learning Environments

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Residents as Educators: Giving Feedback

Although this was originally created for residents/fellows to give feedback to medical students, the overall concepts of giving feedback apply for all educators. The online resource contains brief two PowerPoint presentations and bullet points on high yield aspects of effective feedback.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

Archived TIME Lectures

Simulation

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

Archived TIME Lectures

Educational Research

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

Medical Education Day

This annual event is a full-day series of presentations and discussions celebrating and examining the future of medical education

External Faculty Development Resources

Educational Theory Made Practical

This free ebook produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters. Topics include: curriculum design, writing learning objectives, reflective practice and decision-making to name a few.

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Longitudinal Educator Training Programs

KeyLIME Podcasts

The KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcasts provide brief (~ 30 minute) podcasts focusing on a variety of medical education topics. Each podcast reviews a recent medical education article and provides key take home points for clinical educators.

Augusta Webster Fellowship

A faculty fellowship in educational research that supports investigator-proposed, innovative projects in health professions education.

Searle Faculty Fellowship

Supports early-career faculty members who are expected to make significant, long-term contributions to the university.

Consultation and Resources

Archived TIME Lectures

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