Medical Education Fellowship

MED FG 2016

 

The goal of this Fellowship is to develop clinician educators who will provide educational leadership in our departments and at the Yale School of Medicine.  In this interactive course, participants will have the opportunity to read educational literature, discuss principles of learning, and design an educational project.  Participation requires protected time to participate in 18 sessions including Medical Education Day.

Course Goals: 

  • Develop the skills to design and implement an educational project.
  • Explore principles of learning as they apply to a variety of teaching strategies.
  • Apply the educational literature to the project you design.
  • Develop effective teaching skills.
  • Enhance skills in giving feedback.

Frequently Asked Questions

All full-time faculty holding a rank of assistant professor or higher are eligible to participate.
In the spring of each academic year, department chairs nominate their faculty to participate in the MEF for the coming year. This nomination includes a brief description of the faculty member’s proposed medical education project, which is a priority for the medical school and/or the department.  Faculty interested in participating should meet with their chair to express interest in the Fellowship and request that their nomination be considered.
The TLC faculty reviews the nominees and their proposed medical education project.   Consideration is given to having equal representation of fellows from participating departments as well as the priority of the project to the medical school/department. The Fellowship accepts up to 14 Fellows each academic year.
Commit to attend all 16, two-hour sessions between September and May. All MEF sessions are eligible for CME credit.
Design an educational project, which will be implemented in their department, and attending all MEF sessions.
Present their project at the poster presentation during Medical Education Day at Yale.
Department chairs must release their participating faculty from other responsibilities for:
  • Sessions held twice monthly, each session is two hours, from September through May
  • Participation in Medical Education Day at Yale, a half-day conference held in May of each year.

Coffee/tea served at 3:45pm - Sessions begin promptly at 4:00pm and end at 6:00pm unless otherwise noted

Session Dates and Tentative Topics


Session No Date Location Topic (Tentative)
1 Mon, Sep 12, 2016 TLC 205 Welcome, Overview/Educational Scholarship Introduction
2 Mon, Sep 26, 2016 TLC 205 Foundations of Teaching/A Case Discussion
3 Mon, Oct 17, 2016 TLC 205 Curriculum Development w/ John Encandela
4 Mon, Oct 24, 2016 SHM L 103 Effectively Searching the Medical Education Literature w/Judy Spak
5 Mon, Nov 7, 2016 TLC 205 Project Idea Presentation
Special Event Mon, Nov 7, 2016
6:00 - 7:30pm
Historical Library MEF Alumni Reception
6 Mon, Nov 28, 2016 TLC 205 Project Idea Presentation
7 Mon, Dec 12, 2017 TLC 205 Observation and Feedback: 5 minute Teaching Exercise
8 Mon, Jan 9, 2017 TLC 205 Observation and Feedback: 5 minute Teaching Exercise
9 Mon, Jan 23, 2017 TLC 205 Observation and Feedback: 5 minute Teaching Exercise
10 Mon, Jan 30, 2017 Medical Library;
Simbonis Conf Rm,
Cushing Center Conf Rm
C-103

Option A:Creating an Instructional Video w/ Lei Wang
Option B: Survey Design w/ Janet Hafler
Option C: Qualtrics w/Gary Leydon

11 Mon, Feb 6, 2017 TLC 205 Program Evaulation w/ John Encandela
12 Mon, Feb 20, 2017 TLC 205 4-5 pm: Poster Design w/ Janet Hafler and John Encandela
5-6 pm: Project Presentation
13 Mon, Mar 6, 2017 TLC 205 Project Presentation
14 Mon, Mar 20, 2017 TLC 205 Project Presentation
15 Mon, Apr 3, 2017 TLC 205 Project Presentation
16 Mon, Apr 17, 2017 TLC 205 Poster Presentation
17 Week of Apr 17, 2017,
Individual Meetings
throughout the week
TLC 205 Individual Assistance with Poster Design
Hold Mon, May 1, 2017 TLC 205 Hold: Extra or Make-up Session (snow cancellations, etc.)
18 Thu, May 18, 2017
4:30 - 6:30 pm 
Medical Education Day
TAC Lobby Poster Presentation, Awards Ceremony, Graduation Certificates
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Jessica H. Chow, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Residency Director

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Julia Cron, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Ob/Gyn Residency Program

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Adeniyi A. Fisayo, MD, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

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Brian Fuehrlein, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Psychiatric Emergency Room, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

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Brendon Lewis Graeber, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Roa Harb, MD

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine

Director, Clinical Chemistry

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Jonathan Killam, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

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Daniel Kinney, MD

Assistant Professor

Fellow

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Pinar Oray-Schrom, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

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Kevin Pei, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

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Sarita Soares, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Site Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship, SRC

Assistant Program Director of Ambulatory Education

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Stacey M Stein, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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Pamela Ventola, PhD

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