What lies in the year ahead for medical education? A medical student's perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Raymond-Hayling O PMID: 32544000 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - June 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Healthcare virtualization amid COVID-19 pandemic: an emerging new normal.
Authors: Kaliya-Perumal AK, Omar UF, Kharlukhi J PMID: 32529948 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - June 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Peer teaching medical students during a pandemic.
Authors: Roberts V, Malone K, Moore P, Russell-Webster T, Caulfield R Abstract Our personal views about the challenges of continuing to deliver peer teaching during a pandemic. We are a group of 4th year medical students who are part of a student society which has delivered structured, highly formulaic peer-led teaching sessions for the past three years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the reduced access to our normal clinical teaching highlighted the importance of peer-led teaching sessions. We wanted to continue with our peer-taught sessions but knew we would have to devise a new format to make our teaching accessi...
Source: Medical Education Online - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on medical postgraduate training in the United States.
Authors: Edigin E, Eseaton PO, Shaka H, Ojemolon PE, Asemota IR, Akuna E PMID: 32493181 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Using virtual reality as a replacement for hospital tours during residency interviews.
CONCLUSION: Use of VR facility tours as an alternative to in-person tours of affiliate training facilities during a residency interview day is a viable and innovative option that can save time and money and favorably impact the applicant's impression of the program. More research is necessary to assess whether VR tours can replace in-person tours at the main teaching site, however, while social distancing measures are in place, VR tours may become necessary for programs moving forward. ABBREVIATIONS: Med-Peds: Internal Medicine-Pediatrics; VR: Virtual Reality; AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges; IRB: Instit...
Source: Medical Education Online - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Stigma around mental health disclosure in medical students.
Authors: Khurram A, Abedi D, Abedi M PMID: 32497473 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

What COVID-19 outbreak in Iran teaches us about virtual medical education.
Authors: Aghakhani K, Shalbafan M PMID: 32449487 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

A letter to the editor: the impact of COVID-19 on intercalating and non-clinical medical students in the UK.
Authors: Abedi M, Abedi D PMID: 32449490 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Idle medical students review emerging COVID-19 research.
Authors: Boodman C, Lee S, Bullard J Abstract The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is causing wide-spread interruptions in medical education. With little warning, clinical rotations were cancelled and medical students were sent home. While pre-clinical students transitioned to online curricula, clinical students were left without discreet educational goals. Simultaneously, medical doctors were scrambling to maintain competence in the face of rapidly evolving COVID-19 information. Here, we describe an education program that integrates medical students into interdisciplinary teams to review emerging COVID-19 r...
Source: Medical Education Online - May 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Time use in out-of-class activities and its association with self-efficacy and perceived stress: data from second-year medical students in China.
Conclusions: Chinese medical students reported more time spent on preparing for class and studying and less time spent on volunteering and part-time jobs on/off-campus. Time spent preparing for class and studying was associated with higher self-efficacy and lower perceived stress, while perceived stress was also associated with less time spent on physical exercise and volunteering. Medical schools may need to employ measures to develop their students' self-efficacy and maintain a relatively low level of perceived stress, especially in students who also have a low level of self-efficacy. PMID: 32421462 [PubMed - as supp...
Source: Medical Education Online - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

COVID-19: time for a bold new strategy for medical education.
Authors: Watson A, McKinnon T, Prior SD, Richards L, Green CA PMID: 32400295 [PubMed] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

The impact of COVID-19 on the undergraduate medical curriculum.
Authors: Sandhu P, de Wolf M Abstract The coronavirus pandemic has impacted medical education globally. As universities seek to deliver medical education through new methods of modalities, this continuing of education ensures the learning of the future workforce of the NHS. Novel ways of online teaching should be considered in new medical curricula development, as well as methods of delivering practical skills for medical students online. PMID: 32400298 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Implementing an established musculoskeletal educational curriculum in a new context: a study of effectiveness and feasibility.
This article presents a study of a national Veterans Affairs MSK training program modified to fit an existing PC educational program.Objectives: (1) To evaluate the effectiveness and feasibility of an adapted MSK curriculum in a new context. (2) To provide a model for adaptation studies in health professions education.Design: A national MSK shoulder and knee curriculum was adapted for San Francisco VA PC trainees, which included a small-group workshop and workplace learning within a newly-created MSK clinic. Effectiveness was evaluated by assessments of trainee confidence in exam and injection skills (via 5-point Likert sc...
Source: Medical Education Online - May 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Evaluating the effectiveness of undergraduate clinical education programs.
Authors: Ragsdale JW, Berry A, Gibson JW, Herber-Valdez CR, Germain LJ, Engle DL, representing the Program Evaluation Special Interest Group of the Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) within the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Abstract Medical schools should use a variety of measures to evaluate the effectiveness of their clinical curricula. Both outcome measures and process measures should be included, and these can be organized according to the four-level training evaluation model developed by Donald Kirkpatrick. Managing evaluation data requires the institution to employ deliberate strat...
Source: Medical Education Online - May 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

COVID-19: an FY1 on the frontline.
Authors: Jeyabaladevan P Abstract The global spread of COVID-19 has put increased pressure on the NHS. The Government has put in a number of strategies to cope with this pandemic, which includes increasing funding for the NHS. However, increased funding itself will not ease the workload. With a number of our staff isolating from work due to COVID-19, we as the workforce have to step out of comfort zones and work in unfamiliar specialties. These are unprecedented times and are placing strains on our health service. Nonetheless, we as healthcare professionals have taken oaths that we are honouring and will continue t...
Source: Medical Education Online - April 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Medical student elective during epidemics: a missed learning opportunity?
Authors: Khan S, Mian A PMID: 32326865 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - April 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Appropriate use of self-directed learning at medical school prepares students for future clinical practice.
Authors: Franchi T, Magudia A, Rasheed A PMID: 32264768 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - April 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Analysis of risk communication teaching in psychosocial and other medical departments.
Conclusions: Students are infrequently taught about communicating risks. When they are, the teaching does not include the mention of core biostatistics values nor does the teaching involve methods for demonstrating risk communication. PMID: 32249706 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Applying multiple frameworks to establish effective virtual collaborative teams in academia: a review and recommendations.
Authors: Crites GE, Berry A, Hall E, Kay D, Khalil MK, Hurtubise L Abstract Recently, academic health professionals have been increasing collaboration with peers at a distance for activities such as research, scholarship, and faculty development. Novel virtual technologies enable academic professional teams to overcome time and distance barriers to facilitate collaboration, but little research is available to guide academicians on how to effectively organize and manage virtual collaborative teams using these technologies. Based upon a literature review and six years of experience as a virtual collaborative team, th...
Source: Medical Education Online - April 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Analysing synthesis of evidence in a systematic review in health professions education: observations on struggling beyond Kirkpatrick.
Conclusions: There should be more systematic reporting of process analysis about difficulties synthesizing suboptimal evidence-bases. In this example, Maxwell dimensions were a useful framework beyond K-levels for classifying and synthesizing the evidence-base. PMID: 32228373 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - April 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Project-based learning approach to increase medical student empathy.
This study investigated the impact of empathy training on medical students using a project-based learning approach on the development of their empathic abilities. Study participants were Year 2 students in the six-year medical program, to whom a one credit-hour course on empathic communication was offered over a semester. In this course, students worked on collaborative team projects in which they were asked to interview a person and to report the empathy that they shared with the interviewee. Development in student empathy was measured using the Interpersonal Reactivity Index inventory in a pre- and post-test format over ...
Source: Medical Education Online - March 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Medical students' motivation and academic performance: the mediating roles of self-efficacy and learning engagement.
Conclusions: This study provided researchers with a holistic picture of students' types of motivation in relation to academic performance. Findings from this study can help in rethinking the role of self-efficacy in medicine, in finding more effective interventions for promoting medical students' levels of motivation, and in developing motivation-related counselling methods for different groups of medical students. PMID: 32180537 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - March 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Teaching heuristics and mnemonics to improve generation of differential diagnoses.
Authors: Leeds FS, Atwa KM, Cook AM, Conway KA, Crawford TN Abstract Background: Differential diagnosis (DDx) is one of the key cognitive skills that medical learners must develop. However, little is known regarding the best methods for teaching DDx skills. As metacognition plays a fundamental role in the diagnostic process, we hypothesized that the teaching of specific heuristics and mnemonics collectively termed metamemory techniques (MMTs) would enhance the capacity of medical students to generate differential diagnoses.Methods: In a 90-min DDx workshop, third-year medical students (N = 114) were asked...
Source: Medical Education Online - March 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

The "difficult" cadaver: weight bias in the gross anatomy lab.
The "difficult" cadaver: weight bias in the gross anatomy lab. Med Educ Online. 2020 Dec;25(1):1742966 Authors: Goss AL, Rethy L, Pearl RL, DeLisser HM Abstract Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity continues to rise and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Weight bias is common among physicians and medical students and limits the therapeutic alliance between providers and patients with overweight and obesity.Objective: The authors sought to explore the relationship between the gross anatomy course and medical student attitudes towards weight and obesity.Design...
Source: Medical Education Online - March 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Student experiences and satisfaction with a novel clerkship patient scheduling.
Authors: Oberhelman S, Boswell C, Jensen T, Swartz D, Bruhl E, O'Brien M, Angstman K Abstract Background: Outpatient primary care clerkships are an important part of medical students' education.Traditional clerkships usually partner a student with a single preceptor in that physician's clinic. However, it can be quite difficult for the preceptor to balance the educational needs of the students, the expectations of the patients and the organizational demands of the clinic practice.Objective: An innovative scheduling model (named "Patients as Teachers" [PAT] clinic) was developed as part of our third-year F...
Source: Medical Education Online - March 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

The 'July Effect' in supervisory residents: assessing the emotions of rising internal medicine PGY2 residents and the impact of an orientation retreat.
This study assesses the impact of a half-day orientation retreat on rising internal medicine post-graduate year (PGY) 2 residents' emotions toward PGY2 year and their self-confidence in fulfilling the supervisory resident role.Design: A survey was administered to a class of rising supervisory residents immediately before and after an orientation retreat in May 2017. The survey provided participants an open-ended prompt to describe their emotions toward PGY2 year and a 5-point Likert scale to rate their confidence in fulfilling supervisory resident roles. Differences were assessed using McNemar's exact and Wilcoxon signed-r...
Source: Medical Education Online - March 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Evaluation of the effectiveness of student learning and teacher instruction on team-based learning during quality control of diagnostic imaging.
Conclusions: TBL can be an effective instructional approach to improve students' understanding of radiologic technology content. The results of this research can help instructors decide what action plan to implement to increase the effectiveness of TBL when further employing it for radiologic technology courses. PMID: 32090711 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - February 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

An exploration of medical student attitudes towards disclosure of mental illness.
Conclusion: Students who perceive themselves to have mental health diagnoses are unlikely to disclose their mental health status on state medical board licensing applications when asked to do so. Addressing barriers to disclosure of mental health diagnoses is necessary for building a healthier physician workforce. PMID: 32054420 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - February 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Implementation and evaluation of a self-directed learning activity for first-year medical students.
Conclusions: Study results demonstrated that we successfully implemented a case-based SDL activity in a first-year medical school course and that students perceived the activity as a valuable learning experience. PMID: 32009583 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - February 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

A qualitative examination of barriers against effective medical education and practices related to breastfeeding promotion and support in Lebanon.
Conclusions: Our work using breastfeeding as an exemplary case highlights how undergraduate medical education and its learning outcomes and how medical practices and patient behavior are highly intertwined with psychosocial, institutional, and social drivers and constraints. Re-evaluating the success of undergraduate medical curricula in light of overcoming these constraints and not only based on meeting national accreditation and certification guidelines might prove helpful in improving medical education and ultimately clinical practice. PMID: 32013806 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - February 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Characteristics and quality of rotation-specific resident learning goals: a prospective study.
Authors: Sawatsky AP, Halvorsen AJ, Daniels PR, Bonnes SL, Issa M, Ratelle JT, Stephenson CR, Beckman TJ Abstract Background: Residents are expected to develop the skills to set learning goals. Setting learning goals is part of self-regulated learning, setting the foundation for creating a learning plan, deploying learning strategies, and assessing their progress to those goals. While effective goal setting is essential to resident self-regulated learning, residents struggle with setting learning goals and desire faculty assistance with goal setting.Objective: We aimed to characterize the topics and quality of resi...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Prevalence and curriculum of sexual and gender minority education in Japanese medical school and future direction.
Conclusions: Students can best experience the humanity of SGM patients and employ more appropriate diagnostic practices and modes of treatment with targeted curriculum to address SGM health disparities and inclusion of SGM patients in clinical practice training. To disseminate SGM education in Japanese medical schools, development of qualified instructors and policies is essential, employing currently active experts. The Van Melle reforms framework can guide in the development of recommended tailored learning experiences and lectures for improved and expanded SGM education, integrating appropriate coursework within current...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Comment on: creating assessments as an active learning strategy: what are students' perceptions? A mixed methods study.
Authors: Belshaw A, Mackie A, Phillips HK, Rodrigues H, Russell A PMID: 31931682 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Knowledge, application and how about competence? Qualitative assessment of multiple-choice questions for dental students.
Conclusion: The enhanced cognitive levels of UCD MCQs written 2010-2018 coincides with the implementation of a faculty training program for writing high-ordered MCQs. In addition, this study shows that the use of Moore's expanded framework is on par with other known taxonomies in supporting educators in writing items and reviewing the process.Abbreviations: MCQs: Multiple Choice Questions; UCD: University Clinic of Dentistry; NBDE: National Board of Dental Examinations. PMID: 31931687 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Student perceptions of online and in-person microbiology laboratory experiences in undergraduate medical education.
Conclusions: Our findings suggest that, while students are strongly supportive of digital online lab activities, the overwhelming majority of students still report a desire for a blend of online and in-person, hands-on laboratory activities. These findings will further research directed towards student perception of the lab experience and aid in the adaptation of microbiology curriculums to accommodate both student and university needs. PMID: 31928152 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Evolving roles of clerkship directors: have expectations changed?
CONCLUSIONS: Participant responses indicated the need for a strong partnership between department chairs and the dean's office so that clerkship directors can fulfill their responsibilities. Our results indicate a need to ensure clerkship directors have the time and resources necessary to manage clinical medical student education in an increasingly complex health care environment. Further studies need to be conducted to obtain more precise data on the true amount of time they are given to do that role. PMID: 31928206 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Evaluation of surgical educational videos available for third year medical students.
Conclusions: We identified a lack of quality and thorough educational surgical videos appropriate for third year medical students and a need for improved online video based instruction. Our checklist can be utilized as a guide for anyone creating surgical videos for medical student education in the future. PMID: 31920174 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Trends in medical students' stress, physical, and emotional health throughout training.
Conclusions: In a competency-based curriculum, physical, emotional and overall health significantly worsened during Year 1 but improved thereafter, while perceived stress remained unchanged. Early in training, stress and poor overall health may be related to concerns about self-efficacy and workload. Although advanced students show improved wellness, concerns remained about emotional difficulties, such as anxiety and irritability, and feeling a lack of control. PMID: 31902315 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Commitment towards a better future for medical education in Saudi Arabia: the efforts of the college of medicine at Qassim University to become socially accountable.
Conclusion: The COMQU is based on community-oriented medical education (COME) with strong commitment towards social accountability (socially responsible going towards social responsiveness). More research is needed in order to pave the way to achieve social accountability status.Abbreviations: COMQU: College of Medicine at Qassim University; COME: Community-oriented medical education; WHO: The World Health Organization; MOH: Ministry of Health; SCFHS: Saudi Commission of Health Specialties; PHC: Primary Health Care; HYMS: Hull York Medical School; WFME: World Federation for Medical Education; NCAAA: National Commission for...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

An observational study of an approach to accommodate a fourth-year to third-year neurology clerkship curricular transition.
Conclusion: While undertaking the neurology clerkship would have been the desired approach, students appear not to have been harmed by the opt-out approach regarding performance on the US-NBME clinical neurology subject exam. Choices regarding opting-out versus taking the neurology clerkship appear to be associated with career choice. PMID: 31902346 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Medical Students' Experience in a Trauma Chaplain Shadowing Program: A Mixed Method Analysis.
This study therefore analyzed an elective, first-year medical student, eight-hour, trauma chaplain shadowing experience, the objectives of which are to increase students' knowledge and understanding of (i) the role of chaplains/pastoral care in patient care; (ii) strategies for engaging patients and/or families in difficult situations; and (iii) approaches for discussing issues of spirituality with patients and families. Aquestionnaire was sent to participants after the experience assessing the value of the experience. Two focus groups provided additional qualitative data. Of the 148 participants over 6 years, 100 complete...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

The mediating role of psychological capital on the relation between distress and empathy of medical residents: a cross-sectional survey.
This study explored the potential mediating effect of PsyCap on the relationship between distress and empathy, which may help healthcare professionals in their defense of empathy erosion due to distress.Design: A total of 620 first-year residents were recruited for this cross-sectional survey. Empathy and PsyCap of residents were assessed by the Chinese version of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy and the Psychological Capital Questionnaire, respectively. In this study, both personal and professional aspects contributing to resident distress were investigated by the Satisfaction with Life Scale and an occupational d...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Impact of continuing medical education for primary healthcare providers in Malaysia on diabetes knowledge, attitudes, skills and clinical practices.
Conclusion: SRCC participants had significant improvements in knowledge, skills and clinical practice that meet the current needs of general physicians and nurses working in primary care in Malaysia. Thus, SRCC is an effective CME approach to improving clinical diabetes care that can be scaled up to the rest of the country and, with some modification, beyond Malaysia. PMID: 31891330 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - January 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Professional development for clerkship administrators: a 16-year overview of the clerkship administrator certificate program.
This article provides an overview of the program, how it has been evaluated, and how it continues to evolve. RESULTS: The program had two guiding principles: to offer professional development opportunities for clerkship administrators through interactive workshops and to ensure the program was feasible both in terms of completion and in cost. Over the past 16 years, the Clerkship Administrator Certificate Program workshops have been delivered to over 300 clerkship administrators. Of those, 206 have completed a project in order to receive their certificate. Projects have related to innovations in medical education (n = ...
Source: Medical Education Online - January 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Using the jigsaw technique to teach patient safety.
Conclusion: Our study demonstrates that a jigsaw cooperative learning approach can be used as an effective method to promote collaborative learning and engagement. PMID: 31884898 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - December 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Development of an entrustable professional activities (EPAs) framework for small group facilitators through a participatory design approach.
Conclusions: The proposed EPAs framework can serve as a road map for longitudinal training and entrustment of small group facilitators. It can also guide small group facilitators in their continuous professional development and in building their teaching portfolios. PMID: 31876251 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - December 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Ending student mistreatment: early successes and continuing challenges.
Authors: Lind KT, Osborne CM, Badesch B, Blood A, Lowenstein SR Abstract Problem: Student mistreatment represents an ongoing challenge for US medical schools. Students experiencing mistreatment may become marginalized and cynical, and they have higher rates of burnout, depression and substance use disorders. Although numerous attempts to eliminate mistreatment have been proposed, best practices remain elusive. We formed a unique student-faculty collaboration (the Ending Mistreatment Task Force) that allowed all voices to be heard and enabled identification of five interventions to reduce mistreatment.Intervention: ...
Source: Medical Education Online - December 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Coaching in undergraduate medical education: a national survey.
Conclusion: These results demonstrate that coaching is being used to improve performance, professionalism, and professional identity formation in UME. This sample of coaching programs informs the discussion of coaching in medical education as educators strive to implement effective coaching programs. PMID: 31793843 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Medical Education Online)
Source: Medical Education Online - December 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Chinese physician perceptions regarding industry support of continuing medical education programs: a cross-sectional survey.
Authors: Stephenson CR, Qian Q, Mueller PS, Schleck CD, Mandrekar JN, Beckman TJ, Wittich CM Abstract Background: Industry funding in continuing medical education has been extensively studied in the USA. Although continuing medical education is also a requirement for Chinese physicians, little is known about Chinese physician perceptions of industry support in continuing medical education.Objective: We aim to determine perceptions regarding industry support for CME among Chinese physicians at a large CME course, examine potential associations between Chinese physicians' perceptions and their demographic characteris...
Source: Medical Education Online - November 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

Design and implementation of an academic enrichment program to improve performance on the internal medicine in-training exam.
We examined a total of 164 residents enrolled in our program under the categorical training track. The mean (± SEM) ITE percentile for the 12 content areas increased significantly from calendar years 2011-2014 to 2015-2018, reflecting implementation of the AEP (p
Source: Medical Education Online - November 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research