Academic Affairs

Dean X. Parmelee, M.D., Associate Dean

Scholarship in Medical Education

Upcoming Medical Education Meetings

Medical Education Journals
Resources and Tools for Scholarship


Borges, Nicole

Nicole Borges, Ph.D.

Professor and Assistant Dean, Medical Education Research and Evaluation
290 White Hall

Bette Sydelko

Bette S. Sydelko, MS.L.S.

Clinical Medicine Librarian, and Coordinator of Assessment and Outreach
University Library



BSOM Faculty Scholarship and Publications in Medical Education

MedEd Portal Publishing --  MedEdPORTAL Publications promotes educational scholarship and collaboration by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed health education teaching and assessment resources. MedEdPORTAL Publications is a free publication service provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges in partnership with the American Dental Education Association. MedEdPORTAL Publications maintains a rigorous peer review process based on standards used in the scholarly publishing community.

Rubin A, Ten Eyck R. Gunshot Wound Simulation Case. MedEdPORTAL; 2012. Available from:

Kraszpulska B, Ritterhoff K, Gainor R. Computer-based Dissection Manual (CBDM) of the Upper Extremity. MedEdPORTAL; 2012. Available from:

Kim T, Ten Eyck R. Simulation Case: Spontaneous Rupture of Splenic Artery Aneurysm, An Uncommon Cause of Abdominal Pain and Hypotension. MedEdPORTAL; 2011. Available from:

Kohls G, Ten Eyck R. Head Injury In An Apple Picker. MedEdPORTAL; 2011. Available from:

Onady G, Reo N, Prochaska L. pH and Acid Base. MedEdPORTAL; 2011. Available from:

Miller D, Clark K, Whitecar P, Hawkins J. Office Based Coding 101: It’s a No Brainer. MedEdPORTAL; 2011. Available from:

Swedlund S. Mobility Assistive Equipment for Gait Disorders in the Elderly. MedEdPORTAL; 2011. Available from:

Reichert J, Parmelee D, Bognar S, Durgans K, Godoy M. A LION IN THE HOUSE Module for Health Care Education: Pediatric End-of-Life Case Studies. MedEdPORTAL; 2012. Available from:

BSOM Faculty Medical Education Grants (funded)

Tchorz, K. (PI), Roman, B., White, M. (Co-PI's), Borges, N.J. (project manager). (2011). The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish)-Templeton. Project Title: GWish-Templeton Reflective Rounds Project. May 2011 ($25,000).
Borges, N.J. Association for American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational Affairs (collaborative project with Creighton University School of Medicine), Co-Investigator, Project Title: Do Audition Electives Improve Competitiveness in the National Residency Matching Program? August 2008 ($4224).
Borges, N.J. Recipient of the Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship. (2009). Project Title: “Women in Medicine: Choosing a Career in Academic Medicine” ($10,000).

Medical Education Grants and Funding Sources

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education

NBME Stemmler Fund

Funding Opportunities

Medical Education Meetings

Team-Based Learning™ Collaborative (TBLC)

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) -- The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) was founded in 1997 based on the guiding principle that all who teach the sciences fundamental to medical practice should have access to the most current information and skills needed to excel as educators.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) -- Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. The AAMC and our members are dedicated to the communities we serve and steadfast in our desire to earn and keep the public's trust for the role we play in improving the nation's health.

The Generalists in Medical Education -- Investigation and Innovation in Medical Education: Toward Best Practices -- We welcome basic scientists, clinicians, and other educators interested in medical education. We are educators who teach, conduct research, and provide support services in all areas of predoctoral, postdoctoral and continuing medical education. Specific areas of interest include curriculum and faculty development, testing and evaluation, and student services.

Ottawa Conference -- Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions were set up by Professor Ian Hart (Ottawa, Canada) and Professor Ronald Harden (Dundee, UK) in 1985. Held biennially, they provide a forum for medical and other healthcare professions educators to network and share ideas on all aspects of the assessment of competence in both clinical and non-clinical domains, throughout the continuum of education.

Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) -- The Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a regional organization of thirty-seven (37) medical schools. The purpose of the CGEA is to encourage and facilitate communication among members and to provide a forum for discussion of medical education matters.

Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME) -- is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of education in medical schools. It is composed of directors of units with responsibility for educational research, evaluation, and program development. The Society promotes: (a) research in medical education, (b) collaboration among its members and with other organizations, (c) professional development for its members and (d) the development of research units in medical education. The Society is an advocate for education research and scholarship in medicine and seeks to influence national research policy.

Medical Education Journals

Annotated Bibliography of Jourrnals (PDF)

Resources and Tools for Scholarship

Creating Posters
Developing Research Questions
Writing Abstracts
Writing Manuscripts
Reviewing Papers