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Calendar of Events for 2009

The Medical Education Journal Club meets to learn and discuss recently published articles relating to medical education.

Meetings are monthly and, starting on the 2nd semester of 2009, will alternate dates: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 12:00 p.m., and 3rd Monday of the month at 11 a.m., in room 260 White Hall.

(Bring your own lunch!)

Registration and Questions:

Dr. Borges

Nicole Borges, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Medical Education Research and Evaluation
290 White Hall

2009 Calendar



January 14

No Meeting

February 11

Introduction to Faculty Learning Communities

Milton D. Cox

March 11

Live Lecture Versus Video-Recorded Lecture: Are Students Voting With Their Feet?

Scott Cardall, Edward Krupat, and Michael Ulrich

April 8

Peer Assessment of Professional Competence

Elaine F. Dannefer, Lindsey C. Henson, S. Beth Bierer, Tana A. Grady-Weliky,
Sean Meldrum, Anne C. Nofziger, Craig Barclay, and Ronald M. Epstein

May 13

Cultural Competence: A Conceptual Framework for Teaching and Learning

Seeleman, Suurmond, & Stronks

June 10

Quixotic Medicine: Physical and Economic Laws Perilously Disregarded in Health Care and Medical Education

David R. Haburchak, M.D., Bradford C. Mitchell, M.D., and Craig J. Boomer

July 8

Impact of the Transition from a Conventional to an Integrated Contextual Medical Curriculum on Students' Learning Patterns: A Longitudinal Study

Van der Veken, Valcke, De Maeseneer, and Derese

Also: Dr. Mujtaba Quadri, Associate Dean, Shifa College of Medicine in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, as well as a Wright State University Alumnus (Resident IM 1987-90) will be joining us for our July journal club.

Part of our time for journal club will be used for Dr. Quadri to share his experience with transformation to a spiral modular integrated curriculum at his medical school.

August 12

Who Talks in Class? Impact of Gender and Ethnicity on Medical Student Participation

Ralph A. Gillies, Ph.D., Andria M. Thomas, Ph.D., and Amy S. House, Ph.D.

September 9

Developing a Peer Assessment of Lecturing Instrument: Lessons Learned

Lori R. Newman, M.Ed., Beth A. Lown, M.D., Richard N. Jones, Sc.D., Anna Johansson, Ph.D., and Richard M.Schwartzstein, M.D.

October 19

11:00 am-Noon (Before the B1 Meeting)
Generational Changes and Their Impact in the Classroom:
Teaching Generation Me

Jean M. Twenge

November 16

11:00 am-Noon (Before the B1 Meeting)

"No Content Without Context: Integrating Basic, Clinical and Social Sciences in a Pre-Clerkship Curriculum," by Wilkerson et al.

December 9

12:00-1:00 p.m.

"Training of Physicians for the Twenty-First Century: Role of Basic Science." by Grande, Joseph P. (2009)


Future dates:

* There will be no Medical Education Journal Club in January
February 10, Wednesday 12-1
March 15, Monday 11-12
April 14, Wednesday 12-1
May 17, Monday 11-12

* Note: changed because of the Martin Luther King Holiday

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