Category Archives: Continuing Medical Education

How Did They Do That? Interviews Of Female Full Professors

Gender Bias: Authors interviewed 87% of the female full professors at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, asking them for their perspective on how they “made it” to their position and what their advice would be for young women … Continue reading

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Are Connectivist Massive Open Online Courses (cMOOCs) The Solution For Faculty Development In Medical Education?

 Academic Life in Emergency Medicine is an open access medical education web site aimed at emergency medicine practitioners.  The authors describe their experience with their first six monthly on-line scenarios that raise “nonclinical educational dilemmas”.  Each case, before posting, is … Continue reading

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Give Educators (a little) Money, And They Will Innovate

 The authors describe the UCSF (University of California San Francisco) experience with giving intramural grants of about $20,000 each, the bulk of which was used to provide faculty with up to 10% protected time for educational innovation and research.  In addition, … Continue reading

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Measuring (and Rewarding!) Clinical Educator Scholarship

 Clinical teaching continues to be under recognized in academic medicine. In this paper by Fisher and Rourke, a web-based annual report system created to standardize and capture all domains of clinical teaching and scholarly activity leads to an increase in … Continue reading

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