Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine August 2020: "Focus: Medical Education"
As medical knowledge grows and evolves, so do the methods by which it is taught to the next generation of doctors and nurses. New technologies, methods, and perspectives offer exciting opportunities to improve medical education, whether in the traditional classroom setting or online via remote learning. Original cover design by Peter Harris.Source: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
From Generation to Generation
“We learned about kindness by watching our coaches with patients. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts, you have made us better physicians.” Nathaniel Bachtel ’22 shared these thoughts at a December 5, 2019 gathering to recognize the 56 coaches and 104 Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students, who recently had completed their Medical Coach Experience (MCE) course prior to starting their clerkship year.
MHS-Med Ed Pathway Degree Program: Applications Are Open Through Jan. 6, 2020
This is a two-year program that features an education research project and provides a comprehensive curriculum for individuals interested in developing a career in the field of medical education.Source: Teaching and Learning Center
YSM Team Studies Advocacy Curricula in Graduate Medical Education
Research demonstrates that about 80% of variation in health outcomes is determined by socioeconomic and environmental conditions–such as access to health care, affordable housing, and clean air - rather than direct clinical care. Should doctors therefore receive advocacy training during residency, to provide them with the skill set needed to influence the laws, policies, and programs that can cause or remedy such conditions?
Yale's Medical Education Community Celebrates Its Achievements
On May 16, 2019, more than 200 people gathered for the seventh annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day): Enhancing Educator Development, the event’s largest audience to date, demonstrating that Med Ed Day has become an established tradition for Yale’s active and expanding medical education community.
Innovative Interprofessional Education for all Yale Medical, Physician Associate, and Nursing Students
For the past three years, every first-year MD, Physician Associate (PA), and Graduate Entry Pre-specialty in Nursing (GEPN) student has participated in the Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience (ILCE) course. ILCE occurs each year over 16 weeks from September through April.
Janet Hafler Receives Distinguished Educator Award
Janet Hafler, EdD, director of the Yale School of Medicine Teaching and Learning Center and associate dean for educational scholarship, received the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Distinguished Educator Award on April 4, 2019. The award was conferred during the NEGEA Annual Conference, held at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The NEGEA is one of four regional groups of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs.
At Medical Education Day, Enhancing Educator Development and Scholarship
Kelley M. Skeff, M.D., Ph.D., warned his audience in The Anlyan Center auditorium not to nod off as the lights dimmed over his PowerPoint. “I’m very good at picking up cervical dislocation,” he joked, referring to the possibility of nodding heads.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
Writers’ Workshop celebrates 10 years
Disease is the stuff of most internal medicine grand rounds. But for the 10-year anniversary of the Yale Internal Medicine Residency Writers’ Workshop, the doctors heard a folk tale. To explain her own journey into the writing life, keynote speaker Pauline Chen, M.D., HS ’98, a transplant surgeon and writer, narrated a Japanese legend her father used to tell her at bedtime.
"The Whole World In Their Hands: iPad Experiences From Three Medical Schools:" Michael Schwartz to participate in Apple seminar
Apple in Education webinar on Tuesday, December 18: UC Irvine School of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College present their lessons learned and best practices from each of their medical student 1:1 iPad programs.Source: Apple EdSeminars
Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.
Schools continue to make social, emotional wellness a priority
While the pandemic has put additional stress on people’s mental health, area school administrators say their districts have always put a focus on students’ and staff members’ social and emotional wellness, even before COVID-19.Source: Record-Journal
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden teams up with Pinterest to celebrate and support educators across the country
Pinterest and America’s First Teacher, First Lady Jill Biden, announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration to honor and support educators, and invite the Pinterest community to show teacher appreciation all year long.Source: Webwire
Women: What's in a Name?
Today, as our scientific and cultural understanding expands, we have learned that sex and gender are not binary. And, in science, as our knowledge grows so must our efforts to welcome everyone in the identities they bring, and to enhance the precision of our language in adopting terms that value everyone. Even so, we must not forget our history and the descriptive terms that serve us well.
A Deeper Look at the Emotional Inner Life of Teaching: The 16 Emotions We’ve Overlooked
The emerging emotional science is clear, we often oversimplify how we discuss the emotional experience of teaching and the emotional inner life of teachers. In this episode, we explore two models that reframe what we often simplistically label as burnout and offer a new lens for discussing what those of us who teach are experiencing right now and what we need as we look to the school year ahead.Source: Bam Radio Network