Office of Medical Education Faculty Development

Welcome to the BUSM Medical Education Resource Station

This site is developed by Boston University School of Medicine Office of Medical Education Faculty Development Program to assist faculty and staff with increasing their teaching effectiveness by providing a central location for medical education information, self-paced quick tutorials on teaching and educational career development strategies.

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The Office of Medical Education Faculty Development Program of workshops, seminars, and online modules is under construction for the next 6 months to prepare for an innovative and exciting new program. See you Summer 2014.

Join the OME Journal Club that meets to talk about three medical education journal articles on current topics. The next meeting will be March 12, 2014 at noon. Contact Gail March at to receive the links to the articles and the meeting details. This meeting will discuss assessments.

Community of Practice in Faculty Development will meet on March 20 at noon to discuss the topic of SoftChalk with special guest, Rob Schadt, who has created numerous SoftChalk modules for the School of Public Health. The purpose of this informal meeting with lunch is to provide the opportunity for peers who are involved in faculty development in courses, clerkships, and departments to meet, share experiences, listen to recent research in faculty development, and brainstorm new ideas. This is an ongoing activity where peers are sharing their faculty development activities. Contact Gail March at for more details.

If you missed the May 22, 2013 John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day in Hiebert, Click here for information about the whole day packed with inspiring speakers, innovative posters, and interesting workshops about healthcare education.  Now is the time to plan your poster/workshop for 2014.

Teaching Talks and Teaching Tech Talks presented by The Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching (CEIT) offers a variety of topics.  Teaching Talks will focus primarily on pedagogy, while Teaching Tech Talks will dive deeper into the use of technology to enhance teaching. CEIT will be adding Talks throughout the semester.

To locate information about Blackboard Learn click here.

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