Education Scholarship

What Is Education Scholarship and What’s In It For You [PDF]

Tips For Facilitating Education Research [PDF]

Examples of Medical Education Research [PDF]

Navigating the GCO-IRB Process [PDF]


Mentoring in Academic Medicine [PDF]

ISMMS Resident Teaching Development Program (RTDP)

Handout for Residents [DOC]

Teacher’s Guide [DOC]


Teaching and Learning Reference List [PDF]

Resident as Teacher Website

The Education Clearinghouse of the Association for Surgical Education

AMEE (The Association for Medical Education in Europe) PublicationsAAIM (The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine) Publications(includes guidebook for clerkship directors)

ACP Teaching Medicine Series
A resource for medical educators interested in improving their teaching skills, learning more about educational tools and resources, and advancing their careers in medical education is now available from the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Curriculum and Assessment

Curriculum Design and Assessment:
Kern, D.E., Thomas, P.A. & Hughes, M.T. (2009). Curriculum Development for Medical Education: A Six-Step Approach. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, Maryland.

Writing Educational Goals and Objectives [PDF]

General Assessment Resources:
AAIM Publications (Toolkit Series and the Guidebook for Clerkship Directors)

Types of assessments

Online Evaluation Resource Library

Writing problem solving test items

Writing Multiple Choice Questions: NBME Online Tutorial

Analyzing qualitative data for evaluation [PDF]

Programmatic Evaluation:
A Basic Guide to Program Evaluation
Developing an evaluation plan for your program

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Educator Portfolio Development

The IME Fellow/Master Educator application is one version of an educator portfolio. The links and resources below provide more information about creating an Educator Portfolio and various examples.

Advancing Educators and Education: Defining the Components and Evidence of Educational Scholarship. American Association of Medical Colleges 2007.

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Gusic M. Educator Portfolio Template of the Academic Pediatric Association's Educational Scholars Program. MedEdPORTAL 2007.

Simpson D. The Educator’s Portfolio and Curriculum Vitae – Workshop and Resource Guide. MedEdPORTAL 2007.

From Dr. Maryellen Gusic’s MSSM Medical Education Grand Rounds, March 11, 2009:

Educator Portfolio Template [DOC]
The following tools were provided by Dr. Maryellen Gusic, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Penn State College of Medicine

Educator Portfolio Analysis Tool [DOC]
The following tools were provided by Dr. Maryellen Gusic, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Penn State College of Medicine

Powerpoint Slides from Dr. Maryellen Gusic [PPT]

References [DOC]

External Professional/Faculty Development Programs

The IME is committed to fostering continued growth for its members and the members of the medical educational community at large. Below are links to programs at other institutions which offer educators unique opportunities to broaden their formal training in medical education.

Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)
Established in 1995, ELAM offers an intensive one-year program of leadership training with extensive coaching, networking and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the national pool of qualified women candidates for leadership in academic medicine, dentistry and public health.

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
FAIMER is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education. They include an international listing of all Masters programs in the health professions. 

Harvard Macy Institute
The Institute works to inspire and promote real organizational change by training individuals, groups, and organizations across the continuum of health science education.

Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership
The Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership (MMEL) is an online program designed to prepare individuals to assume or enhance their educational leadership roles in a variety of medical and health care training programs. 

Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Program
The 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. 

Stanford Faculty Development Center
The SFDC’s goal is to disseminate teaching improvement courses to medical faculty nationally and internationally through our facilitator-training programs in Clinical Teaching and Basic Science Teaching. 

University of Illinois Master of Health Professions Education
The Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) program is designed for health professionals who want to better prepare for educational leadership roles. The program may be completed either on campus (during intensive summer sessions) or online (in a semester-long format). 

Education Organizations and Meetings

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM)AAIM is the consortium of five academically focused specialty organizations representing departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada. 

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. The AAMC Annual Meeting is the nation's largest forum for academic medicine.

The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
AMEE organizes an annual conference and delivers courses on teaching, assessment and research skills for teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions. AMEE produces the journal Medical Teacher, a series of education guides, occasional papers and Best Evidence Medical Education guides. 

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)
APGO is a non-profit, membership-based organization for women's health educators. 

Association for Surgical Education (ASE)
The mission of the Association for Surgical Education is to promote, recognize, and reward excellence, innovation and scholarship in surgical education.

Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
COMSEP provides a forum for medical educators with administrative responsibilities in pediatrics to exchange ideas and work collaboratively. 

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)
IAMSE is a nonprofit professional development society that provides opportunities to enhance excellence and innovations in teaching, student and program assessment, computer technology, human simulation, learner-centered education, and in many other areas.

The Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA)
The NEGEA is one of four regional groups of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs (GEA). Our purpose is to promote excellence in the education of medical students, residents, and physicians through the professional development of medical educators. The annual regional meeting is an excellent professional development opportunity for educators in the region.

Ottawa Conference on The Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions
The Ottawa Conferences are held biennially and provide a forum for medical and other healthcare professions educators to network and share ideas on all aspects of the assessment of competence in both clinical and non-clinical domains, throughout the continuum of education.

Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME)
The SDRME is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of education in medical schools.

Education Listservs

An electronic discussion group for medical educators

Faculty Development National Listserv
This listserv is dedicated to faculty development issues for medical educators

Tomorrows Professor

Medical Education Journals

Academic Medicine
Advances in Health Science Education
Medical Science Educator (formerly JIAMSE)
Med-Ed-Online (online journal)
Medical Education
Medical Teacher
Teaching and Learning in Medicine

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