Scholarship of Teaching and Research in Medical Education

LogoThe STReME series is designed to encourage and promote scholarly activity related to teaching and research in medical education.


Evolution and Adaptation in Education: Surviving the Impact of the Comet Headed Our Way

Monday, March 16, 2015

Evolution and Adaptation in Education: Surviving the Impact of the Comet Headed Our Way

Objectives: “At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to…”

  • a.  Describe the profound challenges that academic medical centers are facing with regards to medical education across the continuum.

  • b.  Understand the critical role of technology as a cause of disruptive innovation in medical education.

  • c.  Describe potential solutions, including competency-based medical education, that medical schools, residency programs and teaching hospitals can implement in order to meet the identified challenges in medical education.



George C. Mejicano, M.D.








George C. Mejicano, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Education, School of Medicine Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR


Mastery Learning and Deliberate Practice

Monday, August 4, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Continental Breakfast Served)
New Location
: 260 White Hall Conference Room

How to develop integrative learning skills through mastery learning and deliberate practice

Dr. Pelley will illustrate how personality type learning theory and brain based strategies can lead to increased achievement in medical school. This lecture and workshop will illustrate the application of Deliberate Practice, a cutting edge approach to expert skill training, in the development of expert problem solving skills.

The theory of functional specialization of the brain and its relevance to personality type will demonstrate how to develop integrative learning skills that that improve test scores and clinical reasoning skills. This activity will be a structured, interactive discussion that will encourage informal dialog between faculty and students.


Mastery Learning and Deliberate Practice-- Workshop.ppt

Workshop Decription

Understanding Personality Type

Neurobiology of Learning.ppt

Expert Skills Website








John W. Pelley, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Education
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,
School of Medicine
Lubbock, TX

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