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March 2, 2017

Call for Applications: Medical Education Scholars Program

The Medical Education Scholars Program (MESP) is accepting applications now through May 5, 2017.

June 15, 2016

U of M partnership with Maharashtra University in India helps to launch first MHPE program overseas

Thanks to a University of Michigan partnership, a first-of-its kind master’s program in India stands poised to introduce that country’s first-ever entirely domestically-trained scholar-teachers in Health Professions Education.

June 9, 2016

MHPE learner Dr. Louito Edje featured in Medicine at Michigan article

Dr. Edje, who was recently elected president of the Medical Center Alumni Society, is committed to improving medical education and is curerntly pursuing her Master of Health Professions Education degree. 

May 11, 2016

Dr. Larry Gruppen publishes research on better understanding the assessment of clinical reasoning

Larry Gruppen's, PhD research was recently published in Assessing Competence in Professional Performance across Disciplines and Professions.  The article discusses how this essential component in determining a health professional's competence must be done using a variety of assessments due to the complex nature of clinical reasoning.

February 25, 2016

Kathleen O'Connor and Larry Gruppen to attend ACGME Annual Educational Conference

Kathy O'Connor, MA and Larry Gruppen, PhD will be promoting the Masters in Health Professions Education program at the conference in National Harbor, MD February 25-27. 

January 26, 2016

University of Michigan launches first-in-the-world degree programs in Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems

The University of Michigan announces two new advanced degrees in Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems (HILS). Led by the Department of Learning Health Sciences in the medical school, the HILS MS and PhD programs aim to develop researchers and practitioners who can conceptualize and deliver innovative solutions, enabled by information technology, for behavior change and continuous improvement of health of individuals and populations. 

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January 25, 2016

MHPE student, Dr. Jennifer Stojan, publishes research on the integration of shared humanity into medical education curricula

Dr. Stojan co-authored the article that was recently published in the AMA Journal of Ethics. The article discusses the increasing emphasis medical education curricula are placing on patient- and family-centered care.
January 11, 2016

Dr. Larry Gruppen interviewed on competency-based education by The EvoLLLution

Dr. Gruppen was featured in an interview, "Challenges and Opportunities: Innovative Credentials in the Medical Education Space", with The EvoLLLution where he discusses competency-based education programming in the context of medical education. 

December 24, 2015

MHPE program featured in US News article on Competency-Based Education

The Master of Health Professions Education at Michigan was one of six competency-based degree programs with blended or online delivery models featured in the US News article. Earlier in 2015, the U-M MPHE was also mentioned in the Atlantic and the Chronicle

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December 22, 2015

MHPE learner and DLHS faculty publish research on patient-care handover practices

MHPE learner Dr. Jennifer Stojan and department faculty Drs. Patricia Mullan, James Fitzgerald, Monica Lypson and Hilary Haftel co-authored the article that was recently published in The Clinical Teacher. The article describes the effects of a patient care handover curriculum on medical students’ confidence and performanceOf note, the study found that the structured observations and feedback resulted in greater convergence of student and faculty ratings of observed performance.