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June 24, 2016

Construction of the new Independent Simulation (or iSim) space has begun

This significant expansion of the Clinical Simulation Center in the Towsley Continuing Education Building will be a state of the art addition dedicated to independent learning combining computer based instruction and assessment with simulation based learning for medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, nurses and all UMHS staff. 

June 24, 2016

Dr. Joel Purkiss publishes research on teaching effectiveness on different trainees

"Teaching Effectiveness Differs by Type of Trainee: Variations in Faculty Rankings Between Surgery Residents and Medical Students" was recently published in The American Journal of Surgery. The article aims to identify teaching components valued by these different sets of learners. 

June 22, 2016

Dr. Helen Morgan publishes research on women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics learning communities

Helen Morgan, MD co-authored the article that was recently Learning Communities Research and Practice. The article examines the effectiveness of a living-learning community (LLC) for underrepresented minorities and first-generation first-year women interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

June 21, 2016

Dr. Sally Santen collaborates on article discussing the essentials of pediatric emergency medicine

Dr. Santen collaborated on the article "Essentials of PEM Fellowship Part 2: The Profession in Entrustable Professional Activities" which is the second article in a series of seven that aim to comprehensively describe the current state and future directions of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) fellowship training. 

June 20, 2016

Dr. Jody Platt publishes case example for public health communication

Jody Platt, MPH, PhD, co-authored the research article that was recently published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance. The article examines a Facebook advertising campaign to stimulate public engagement on the complex and sensitive issue of Michigan’s newborn screening and biobank programs.

June 17, 2016

Dr. Michael Hortsch releases his SecondLook neuroanatomy apps on iTunes and Google Play stores

The Neuroanatomy SecondLook™ application is a study aid that provides a series of neuroanatomical images for users to self-test their level of knowledge and ability to recognize structures within the human central nervous system.

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.