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.
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 May 31, 2015. For more information and to see the photo gallery, go to BUSM+ Medical Education Badge Program. Registration is available April 19-May 30, 2015. Take a single session or sign up for competency digital badge and join the BUSM+ learning community. The program is free to all BU/BUMC 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 May 21, 2015 at noon. Contact Gail March to receive the links to the articles and the meeting details.
John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day is May 20, 2015. Click here for information about the whole day packed with inspiring speakers, innovative posters, and interesting workshops about healthcare education. The 2015 theme is Teaching Professional Competencies : Interpersonal Skills, Teamwork, Communication, Mentoring, Management and Adaptive Skills for a Changing Workforce with special guest speaker, Jo Shapiro, MS, FACS, Director of the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support, Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School.
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.