Medical Science Educator Volume 19: No. 3s


USE OF A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS TEMPLATE TO PROMOTE CLINICAL DECISION-MAKING SKILLS IN BASIC SCIENCE Sarah Joslin, Kristina Colbenson, Erin Goranson, Joseph Grande*, Leslie King-Schultz, Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg & Kathryn Thompson Mayo Clinic College of MedicineRochester MN 55905USA PURPOSEAlthough many organ-based curricula promote integration of basic and clinical sciences, students frequently have difficulty in developing a differential… Read more »


MEDICAL SCHOOL LECTURE ATTENDANCE: WHO, WHY, AND WHAT IS THE EFFECT ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE?Award Nominee Robert Bloodgood, John Jackson & James Martindale University of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesville VA 22908-0732USA PURPOSEMedical student lecture attendance is consistently high for 3 semesters and declines in the 4th semester. In recent years, this decline has moved into the… Read more »


CHILD PROTECTION – RAPID MULTIDISCIPLINARY E-LEARNING DEVELOPMENT Joel Benson, Peter Donnelly & Paul Kirk Cardiff University PGMDECarddiffUnited Kingdom PURPOSEThe need for a learning package in Wales for Child Protection at Level 2 was reported to Wales Deanery’s E-learning Unit. After verifying this we created a team with the purpose of developing a package to be… Read more »


DEVELOPMENT OF A CASE-BASED CURRICULUM EXERCISE FOR A DIVERSE LEARNING COMMUNITY Seyed Massoud Hosseini, Mustafa Dastani, Hedye Akbari, Mahsa Baradaran, Bibi Maryam Hosseini & Hossein Karimi Moonaghi Mashhad University of Medical SciencesMashhadIran PURPOSEAs the teaching arm of the Boston City Hospital and Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has a strong historical… Read more »


AN INTERPROFESSIONAL STUDENT HEALTH CARE TEAM Marshall Anderson*, Patrick Bankston & Susan Rouse IUSM-NWGary, IN 46408USA PURPOSEThe purpose of this project was to form interprofessional student health care teams to educate students on the role of various health care professionals in patient care and management. METHODSInterprofessional student heath care teams consisting of a MS1 medical… Read more »


STUDENT CONCERNS ABOUT LEARNING THE SCIENCES BASIC TO MEDICINE Elizabeth Kachur Medical Education Development New York NY 10010USA PURPOSEMedical schools ponder the impact their programs have on student learning. This is especially the case during times when the curriculum is undergoing major reforms. Over the last five years The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education… Read more »


Flashcards and Clickers in TBL – Is The Nature of the Feedback Tool Related to Student Satisfaction? Jared Danielson*, Holly Bender, Roberta DiTerlizzi, Vanessa Preast & Serkan Toy Iowa State UniversityAmes IA 50011Usa PURPOSEIn Team Based Learning (TBL), learning groups simultaneously respond to identical questions. In early TBL classrooms, groups indicated answer choices by raising… Read more »


USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE SMALL GROUP LEARNINGAward Nominee Alan Biel* DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Harrogate TN 37752USA PURPOSEMany medical schools use facilitator-led small group analysis of clinical cases in the first two years of their curriculum. The major disadvantages are the large number of faculty required and the disparity of experiences between groups…. Read more »

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