Faculty members who serve on the Admissions Committee serve the following important roles:
DICE: There are many opportunities to engage with DICE’s programs and other initiatives including:
There are many ways to engage in the MD curricula. For example, there are teaching and course director opportunities across the curriculum (preclinical courses, clerkships, electives, and subinternships). Faculty are needed to work with teams of educators and students implementing new curricular content areas, to be members of committees focused on the development of new instructional pedagogies, and to be part of committees working to develop more effective paradigms for formative and summative assessment that are consistent with the Yale System of Medical Education. Opportunities are also available to participate on standing review committees addressing the continuous quality improvement (CQI) of the courses, clerkships, electives, and subinternships.
Within the curriculum, there are many opportunities for clinicians to engage in the mentoring of students focused on the development of clinical skills and professional identity formation. These include:
The Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) focuses on student education while engaging faculty in teaching around global health themes, serving as global health research mentors, and fostering a community of clinician educators engaged in global health.
There are many ways for faculty to engage with students through the Program for Biomedical Ethics (PBE):
Faculty are welcome to attend Program for Humanities in Medicine (PHM) lectures and other PHM-sponsored activities, space-permitting.
Faculty interested in serving as mentors for humanities summer research or other projects, especially those with expertise in curricular evaluation and qualitative or mixed-methods research, should contact Program Director Anna Reisman. Please also contact Dr. Reisman for more information about the PHM and to join its listserv.