“It is a universal feeling—realizing your students do not understand the lesson you spent hours preparing. As former middle school science teachers and current medical students, we have experienced this frustration from both
sides.” This is how fourth-year Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD student Marina Gaeta Gazzola and second-year MD student Madisen Swallow begin their perspective piece, Middle school meets MedEd: Five K-12 teaching strategies medical educators should know, recently published in the journal Medical Teacher. Thilan Wijesekera, MD, MHS, assistant professor and Teaching and Learning Center associate for clinical reasoning educator development, also contributed to the article.
- March 22, 2022
Med Ed Day and Med Ed Discussion Group spring events.
- March 18, 2022
As the recently updated TLC SP Program webpage explains, “Our new name is an accurate expression of the varied roles our SPs are trained to portray, as well as our commitment to serve the diverse needs of our clients and to advance research in education and training using human simulation pedagogy.”
- July 12, 2021
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, MHS, took on an additional role on July 1, 2021— YSM Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) faculty associate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) educator development.
- June 22, 2021
Yale Health Professional School Educators Share Medical Education Innovations and Research at Annual Med Ed Day
“How can we uphold and help the Yale System be strong and move forward into the next decade?” Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Deputy Dean for Education, Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, asked this question during her keynote remarks at the ninth annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day).
- December 04, 2020
Mollie Freedman-Weiss, MD, Wins First Place Podium Prize at the 2020 Virtual New England Surgical Society Conference
Mollie Freedman-Weiss, MD, a resident in the Department of Surgery, was the First Place Podium Prize Winner at the 2020 Virtual New England Surgical Society (NESS) conference.
- November 05, 2020
TLC invites you to read its newly-released report, which provides an overview of the Center from its founding in 2012 through 2019.
- October 05, 2020
Viji Kurup, MD, professor of anesthesiology, receives the 2020 Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology Award from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA).
- September 16, 2020Source: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
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.
- July 21, 2020
“Medical students today face the unique challenge of having to learn an unprecedented amount of medical information in an increasingly limited amount of time. Medical texts and review books for high-stakes certification examinations increase in length every year.