This elective is designed for medical students interested in biomedical education and those who view academic medicine and teaching as part of their career. Students will participate in scholarly projects in medical education with a faculty member(s) in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Examples of scholarly projects may include, but are not limited to:
-Creating and facilitating a novel case- or team-based learning activity for use in the curriculum
-Creating a glass learning board video or a narrated-animated video for use in the curriculum
-Creating and directing a peer teaching activity
-Presenting a peer-reviewed publication at the medical education journal club
-Writing a review article in medical education
-Researching and writing NBME-style examination items
-Researching and writing course and event learning objectives
-Development of study guides or other materials to help students prepare for the USMLE step 1 exam
-Creating and administering a questionnaire and analyzing the results
-Developing rubrics and other assessment tools
Students will develop specific learning objectives and outcomes for the elective, based on the project proposed and in consultation with the faculty advisor(s).
Students must obtain approval from faculty advisor(s) prior to registering for this elective.