Journal Review

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Louis B. Justement

Each month the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from Medical Science Educator. This month’s review, written by Dr. Louis B. Justement is taken from the article titled Medical Biochemistry Without Rote Memorization: Multi-Institutional Implementation and Student Perceptions of a Nationally Standardized Metabolic Map for Learning and Assessment (doi:10.1007/s40670-018-00631-y) published in Medical Science Educator, Volume 29, (pages 87-92),… Read more »

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Elizabeth McClain

Each month the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from Medical Science Educator. This month’s review, written by Dr. Elizabeth McClain is taken from the article titled Student Interaction in Small Private Online Courses (doi:10.1007/s40670-017-0380-x) published in Medical Science Educator, Volume 27, (pages 237–242), 2017 by Sabine Uijl, Renée Filius and Olle Ten Cate. As a medical educator,… Read more »

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Dani McBeth

Each month the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from Medical Science Educator. This month’s review, written by Dr. Dani McBeth, is taken from the article titled Factors Predictive of Performance on USMLE Step 1: Do Commercial Study Aids Improve Scores? (doi:10.1007/s40670-019-00722-4) published in Medical Science Educator, Volume 29, (pages 667–672), 2019 by Parry, S., Pachunka, J. &… Read more »

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Kelly Quesnelle

This month the IAMSE Publications Committee review is taken from the article titled Difficulty and Discriminative Ability of Various Categories of Multiple Choice Questions in Medical School Preclerkship Examinations published in the Medical Science Educator, Volume 24, (pp 387-393), by Stanley J. Nazian and Frazier T. Stevenson. Experienced writers of medical science examination items can easily agree that not all… Read more »

Medical Science Educator March Article Review from Dr. Louis Justement

Each month the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from the archives of Medical Science Educator or of its predecessor JIAMSE. This month’s review, written by Dr. Louis B. Justement, is taken from the article titled Analysis of Strategies for the Teaching of Difficult Threshold Concepts in Large Undergraduate Medicine and Science Classes, published in… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

The Publications Committee provides another review of an article in Medical Science Educator (MSE).  This month’s publication by Roman, B., Hayden, C. & Parmelee, D. (Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine), entitled “The Effectiveness of Engaged Learning: 8 Years of TBL in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Clerkships”, used the paired t-test to compare two TBL… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

The Publications Committee wants to call your attention to interesting articles in Medical Science Educator, our society’s journal. I have briefly reviewed “How Do Medical Students Prepare for Flipped Classrooms?” Bouwmeester et al (Medical Science Educator 26:297-305:2016). The flipped classroom concept has students study the lecture and some supplementary material online before class. In class students… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

Every month, the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from the archives of Medical Science Educator or of its predecessor JIAMSE. This month’s review is taken from the article titled, “A Scoping Review of Ultrasound Teaching in Undergraduate Medical Education.” This article was published as an open-access article in 2017 in Medical Science Educator. It is certainly an important… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

Every month, the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from the archives of Medical Science Educator or of its predecessor JIAMSE. This month’s review is taken from MSE, volume 27. Physicians are faced with the fast pace of medical innovation and also need to understand the importance of evidence-based medicine in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Additionally, there is… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

As many of you are aware, Publications Committee members agree to provide a monthly review of an article in Medical Science Educator (MSE). We hope to alert you to something you may have missed, or just spur you to revisit an issue you may have already looked at. We want IAMSE members to get the… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

This month the IAMSE Publications Committee is delighted to provide a short review of an article published in the archives of Medical Science Educator (MSE). The review recognizes The Impact of Integration of Self-Tests into a Pre-Clerkship Medical Curriculum, which was published in MSE Volume 27, issue 1, pp 21-27, in March, 2017 [https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-016-0351-7]. In this study Baatar… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

Medical Science Educator

Every month, the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from the archives of Medical Science Educator or of its predecessor JIAMSE. This month’s review is taken from MSE volume 26. The importance of training students to integrate concepts of ethics into medical conversations is becoming increasingly important in an era of personalized medicine. Conversations regarding… Read more »