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. For more information and to see the photo gallery, go to BUSM+ Medical Education Badge Program. 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/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 March 19, 2015 at noon. Contact Gail March at Gail March to receive the links to the articles and the meeting details.

Community of Practice in Faculty Development (CoPFD) is meeting in April 16th 12-1pm and is where peers are sharing their faculty development activities. Contact Gail March for more details.

John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day is every spring. Click here for information about the whole day packed with inspiring speakers, innovative posters, and interesting workshops about healthcare education. Start thinking about workshops and posters for the 2015 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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