The Medical Education Scholars Program (MESP) is accepting applications now through May 5, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MHPE student, Dr. Jennifer Stojan, publishes research on the integration of shared humanity into medical education curricula
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.
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 performance. Of note, the study found that the structured observations and feedback resulted in greater convergence of student and faculty ratings of observed performance.