Monthly Archives: March 2012

Faculty Development For Clinician Educators: A Peer Mentoring Group

Junior clinician educators found that a bimonthly peer mentoring group assisted with personal and professional growth.  This looks promising (and inexpensive), but is based on the feedback of only seven faculty. — Laura Willett, MD Lord JA, Mourtzanos E, McLaren … Continue reading

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Eliminating The “July Effect”?

Researchers at the University of Minnesota offered a new voluntary course in April of the fourth year of medical school to students who had matched into surgically-related specialties.  The course included sessions on technical skills as well as the general … Continue reading

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Faculty Development: “How Are My Lectures?”

A recently developed peer assessment form was evaluated and found to have excellent inter-rater reliability, at least among a group of raters who had intensively discussed the use of the instrument with actual lecture ratings, to establish a common frame … Continue reading

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