Medical Education Articles of Interest

Cells to Society: A Course That Introduces New Students to Medicine's Ideals, Values, and Culture  - C Peterson, JT Saunders, 2011

AAMC/HHMI Committee Defines Scientific Competencies for Future Physicians - New Report Offers Blueprint for Designing Premedical and Medical School Curricula Press Release, AAMC, June 5, 2009.

Specialty and geographic distribution of the physician workforce: What influences medical student & resident choices?  Phillips R.L., et al,  The Robert Graham Center; Funded by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, March, 2009.

A Change to Pass/Fail Grading in the First Two Years at One Medical School Results in Improved Psychological Well-Being.  Bloodgood, R.A., Short, J.G., Jackson, J.M, Martindale, J. R.  Acad  Med 84: 655-662, 2009.

Commentary: Assessment Is an Educational Tool. Krupat, E,  Dienstag, J.L.  Med 84: 548-550, 2009.

Writing Learning Objectives.  Arreola, R.A., University of Tennessee, Memphis, A Teaching Resource Provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Academic Support

Sharpening the Eye of the OSCE with Critical Action Analysis.  Payne N.J., Bradley E.B., Health E.B., Maughan K.L., Michaelsen V.E., Wang X.Q., Corbett E.C., Acad  Med 83: 900-905, 2008.

Relevance and Rigor in Premedical Education.  Dienstag J.L., N Engl J Med 2008; 359:221-224, July 17, 2008. 

Enhancing Clinical Skills Education:  University of Virginia School of Medicine's Clerkship Clinical Skills Workshop.  Corbett, E.C., Payne, N.J., Bradley, E.B., Maughan, K.L., Heald, E.B., Wang, X.Q.; Acad Med 82:690-695, July 2007

"Continuity" as an Organizing Principle for Clinical Education Reform,  Hirsh, D. A., Ogur, B., Thibault, G.E., and Cox, M.; N Engl J Med 2007; 356:858-866, Feb 22, 2007.  Sounding Board 

The Patient as Ally - Learning the Pelvic Examination, Wolfberg A.J., N Engl J Med 2007; 356:889-890, Mar 01, 2007.  Perspective

Medical Education - Professionalism, Howland T., N Engl J Med 2007; 356:639-641, Feb 08, 2007.  Correspondence

Assessment in Medical Education, Epstein R.M., N Engl J Med 2007; 356:387-396, Jan 25, 2007.  Review Articles

Teaching Surgical Skills - Changes in the Wind, Reznick R.K., MacRae H.;  N Engl J Med 2007;355:2664-2669, Dec 21, 2006.  Review Articles

Medical Education: American Medical Education 100 Years after the Flexner Report, Cooke M., Irby D. M., Sullivan W., Ludmerer K. M. 
N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1339-1344, Sep 28, 2006. Review Articles

Medical Education: The Developing Physician - Becoming a Professional,
Stern D. T., Papadakis M. 
N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1794-1799, Oct 26, 2006. Review Articles

Medical Education: Educational Strategies to Promote Clinical Diagnostic Reasoning. Bowen J. L.
N Engl J Med 2006; 355:2217-2225, Nov 23, 2006. Review Articles

Teaching Surgical Skills - Changes in the Wind.  Reznick R.K., MacRae H.
N Engl J Med 2006; 355:2664-2669, Dec 21, 2006. Review Articles

Medical School Objectives at the University of Virginia, Commentary Article, Corbett, E.C.;  Acad Med, 75: 151-152, February, 2000