Medical Education Scholarship

Clinical educators are often in a position to develop novel teaching techniques, tools, and curricula. Given the effort this development takes, they understandably, particularly in an academic setting, are interested in how to do this work in a way that allows for scholarly products. This journal club and the article included review the key components of conducting strong medical education research and scholarship, including clear goals, knowledge of prior scholarship, methods that match the goals of the project, and mentorship. Further, all of this must be situated within the context of the interest of the clinical educator and the needs of the training program.

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Target Audience

Health Sciences Clinical Educators including faculty, preceptors and instructors.

Learning Objectives

Participants of the online journal club will:

  1. Examine a research article relevant to clinical teaching and context.
  2. Apply an evidence based approach to a scenario.
  3. Discuss the article and case in relation to clinical teaching.
Course summary
Course opens: 
11/08/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

The discussion facilitator will be available to respond to your questions and comments beginning December 10, 2018 until December 16, 2018.

To participate in the course follow the directions below:

  1. After you login, access and read the journal article and scenario information by clicking the Begin tab and then the Begin button. Click the Journal Article tab, open and read the article pdf then click the Scenario tab to read the scenario.
  2. Click the Discussion Question 1 tab to read and post responses to the question and comments.
  3. Repeat for Discussion Question 2.
  4. You should read and respond to the comments and questions from the discussion facilitator and other participants beginning December 10, 2018 until December 16, 2018 or beyond this time as appropriate.
  5. To see newly posted comments and questions click the Review button on either discussion question tabs or refresh the page in the web browser. 
  6. As this is not a live presentation your engagement by posting timely comments and responses helps keep the conversation fresh.
  7. The discussion facilitator may continue to, monitor, review and reply to comments periodically as appropriate.
  8. Remember to see new comments in real time: refresh the page or click the Review button in Discussion Question tabs.
  9. Next, complete the evaluation.

Continuing education credit is not available for this course. There are no fees for participating in this online educational activity. This activity is available for you to review prior comments and questions through December 2019.

Email stahr2@wisc.edu if you have issues accessing the featured journal article.

online
United States

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Sarah Sullivan, PhD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Surgical Education Research and Development

Department of Surgery

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/08/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

The discussion facilitator will be available to respond to your questions and comments beginning December 10, 2018 until December 16, 2018.

To participate in the course follow the directions below:

  1. After you login, access and read the journal article and scenario information by clicking the Begin tab and then the Begin button. Click the Journal Article tab, open and read the article pdf then click the Scenario tab to read the scenario.
  2. Click the Discussion Question 1 tab to read and post responses to the question and comments.
  3. Repeat for Discussion Question 2.
  4. You should read and respond to the comments and questions from the discussion facilitator and other participants beginning December 10, 2018 until December 16, 2018 or beyond this time as appropriate.
  5. To see newly posted comments and questions click the Review button on either discussion question tabs or refresh the page in the web browser. 
  6. As this is not a live presentation your engagement by posting timely comments and responses helps keep the conversation fresh.
  7. The discussion facilitator may continue to, monitor, review and reply to comments periodically as appropriate.
  8. Remember to see new comments in real time: refresh the page or click the Review button in Discussion Question tabs.
  9. Next, complete the evaluation.

Continuing education credit is not available for this course. There are no fees for participating in this online educational activity. This activity is available for you to review prior comments and questions through December 2019.

Email stahr2@wisc.edu if you have issues accessing the featured journal article.

Required Hardware/software

Free, current version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome. Some older browsers and Microsoft Edge could produce error messages or not display the content correctly.