Educator Development

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Educator Development Resources

On behalf of the NYP GME Educator Development Committee

Introduction to e-Learning in Medical Education (15 minutes)

Before beginning, please complete a brief survey. Then, click on the link to view the interactive web-module. After completion, please complete a brief follow-up survey.  Audience: Clinical/Research Faculty, Program/Clerkship Directors, Residents/Fellows with teaching roles.

Item Writing 101 (45 minutes)

Everything you need to know about writing multiple choice test questions. Don't have 45 minutes? COMING SOON - 15 minute item-writing snippit. Audience: Clinical/Research Faculty, Program/Clerkship Directors.

Interested in Education Research? (6 minutes)

We have several opportunities for interested WCMC & CUMC residents and fellows to join ongoing education research studies. One of the most exciting projects is called Alzheimer's Universe, which is a platform built to help educate the public about Alzheimer's disease, and determine which educational methods work best. Click here to learn more about Alzheimer's Universe, or contact Angie Luo at the address below with questions regarding other ongoing projects (topics include Ophthalmoscopy, The Feedback Sandwich, and more!).

Clinician Educator Interest Group (Columbia University Medical Center)

This site is intended to be a central hub for coordination of IM resident activities at CUMC related to the improvement of medical education.

Columbia75: A Guide to Teaching on the IM Wards (Columbia University Medical Center)

This site is an (under development) educational resource that contains carefully written lesson plans on topics that an IM intern should be able to discuss intelligently by the end of his or her first year.

Past Events

Annual Morris Symposium (@ Columbia P&S)

Wednesday, April 9 at 4 pm, featuring Dr. Charles Prober, the Senior Associate Dean from Stanford, talking about the way that they have transformed their curriculum using "flipped" classrooms. Location: Hammer Health Sciences Center, Room 401, 701 West 168th Street

Annual Chief Resident Retreat

Monday, May 12, 2014
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: The Heart Center

Annual New Program Directors Retreat

Monday, May 12, 2014
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: The Heart Center

Annual Program Directors Retreat

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: The Heart Center

Interested Learning More?

If you are a resident, fellow or faculty member and would like to join the NYP GME Educator Development Committee, please contact Angie Luo at anl2048@med.cornell.edu.

Interested in submitting content? Please email the following:

  • A picture, your title, and a short one paragraph bio (300 words);
  • A list of any content areas for which you can provide an e-Learning 'snippit' or faculty development topic, and the format through which it is delivered (is it a lecture, interactive workshop, video, e-learning module? etc.)
  • If you have existing learning objectives attached to any sessions, please send them as well.

All content for will undergo peer review by Center for Education Research & Evaluation (CERE) prior to sharing.

Committee Goals:

  1. Support the development of educational snippets for dissemination to all faculty and trainees
  2. Develop and continually improve strategies for online dissemination of instruction. Pilot initial modules and solicit feedback to inform future iterations
  3. Implement other mechanisms to increase learner (faculty, residents, program director) buy-in (e.g., educational incentive plan, certificate program, recognition etc.)
  4. Develop and maintain annual program director and chief resident retreat and annual program to support new program directors
  5. Improve crosstalk between UME and GME on mutually related topics, and liaison with WCMC and CU Faculty Development initiative
  6. Evaluate and improve existing educational programs (eg new resident orientation, hospital training) 
  7. Have ongoing conversations with faculty, residents and coordinators regarding their professional development needs