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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T&L-pilot-badge-competentThe BUSM+ Medical Education Badge Program provides you with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals about teaching and learning that you may have missed in your professional career or now want to review to enhance your teaching. The online, asynchronous program is conveniently offered globally 24/7 during a 12 week schedule beginning in January 2015. Registration is available September 15-December 15, 2014. Take a single session or sign up for competency badge and join the BUSM+ learning community. The program is free to all BU faculty, staff, and students teaching in the BUSM curriculum and there’s discount for other BU  faculty, staff, and students. Any institutions with 10+ registrants can contact BUSM+ for a discount registration. Do you have your badge yet?

Join the OME Journal Club that meets to talk about three medical education journal articles on current topics. The next meeting will be Sept 17, 2014 at noon. Contact Gail March at Gail March to receive the links to the articles and the meeting details. This meeting will discuss self-directed learning.

Community of Practice in Faculty Development (CoPFD) is taking a summer break. This activity will begin September 17th and is where peers are sharing their faculty development activities. Contact Gail March for more details.

John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day was May 22, 2014. Click here for information about the whole day packed with inspiring speakers, innovative posters, and interesting workshops about healthcare education. Start thinking about next year’s John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day.

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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