Category Archives: Medical Education

Kindness Beyond Curriculum

By Robert Folberg, MD It was the last event of my intensive two-day interview for the position of founding dean of the new Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) in Southeast Michigan. The questions at dinner about curriculum, … Continue reading

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Innovative App Automates Resident Evaluations for ERAS

By Sara Menso I was hired by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in April of 2011. My manager, Kevin Brown, asked me to make things run more efficiently. I asked for a year to see how everything worked … Continue reading

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Transmitting Temporal Understanding in Residency Training

By Eran Bellin, MD Time Time Time See what’s become of me — Paul Simon, “A Hazy Shade of Winter” Medical residents are survivors, spending more than a decade running a punishing mind gauntlet. SATs, MCATs, Boards Part 1 & … Continue reading

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Innovative High and Middle School Programs Can Increase Pipeline Diversity

By Marc Nivet, EdD, MBA, and Jennifer J. Salopek As educational institutions seek to address the looming doctor shortage in the United States and to create a physician workforce that more closely resembles the patient population, programs that help to … Continue reading

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Responding to the Need for Innovation in GME

By Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd & Ayres Heller, MEd One of the most exciting developments in medical education happened last summer when the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a new report, “Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation’s Health Needs.” … Continue reading

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Medical Education: Toy Airplane or Stone Flywheel?

By James T. McDeavitt, MD Originally posted December 14, 2014 Jack Nicklaus, during his first full year as a professional golfer, defeated the heavily favored Arnold Palmer to win the 1962 US Open, launching one of the greatest careers in … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hotspotters: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Originally posted November 18, 2014 By Eliza Hutchinson“There was one time when I wasn’t here for seven months in a row,” “Pam” told me. I sat with Pam in her third floor hospital room – the floor on which she always … Continue reading

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Scholarship in Medical School: Skating to Where the Puck Will Be

By Rachel K. Wolfson, MD, and Vineet M. Arora, MD, MAPP When we were in medical school, medical students could opt to participate in traditional research at some point, generally the summer between the first two years of medical school, … Continue reading

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