THE ABCS OF MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATION: FUNDAMENTALS FOR PEDIATRIC EDUCATORS (NEW CLERKSHIP DIRECTORS WORKSHOP)
Objectives: New CDs Workshop
Methods and Content: This interactive workshop is designed for educators who would benefit from an introduction to a variety of topics related to medical student education. Target audiences are new clerkship directors, site directors, sub-I directors, coordinators and anyone else wanting an exposure to the basics of leading medical student educational programs. If you have questions about getting started, curriculum development and implementation, problem solving strategies and your own career development, then this is the workshop for you! Strategies that have worked for others will be highlighted. Workshop leaders will share challenges and solutions including "lessons I wish someone had taught me when I started my job," "how do I keep my eye on the ball while managing the minutiae," and "what should I be doing that I don't even know about"? Please join us for an informative, real world, and FUN workshop designed to give you a jump-start and help you succeed in your new role. Workshop Learning Objectives: Understand requirements for a productive educational experience, objectives and competencies, regulatory requirements governing medical education, and various teaching methodologies; compare and contrast different feedback and evaluation methods and determine the feasibility of implementation; assemble a model for curriculum design; and compile resources to further enhance your academic success as an educator. Learners will work in small groups to enhance exchange of ideas during key portions of the workshop. If you are attending a COMSEP meeting for the first time, this is a perfect introduction to the organization.