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Curriculum/Instruction Development and Evaluation

The Office of Medical Education provides consultation and support for faculty members in activities related to medical education. Our services include:

  • Conduct statistical analysis to support evaluation and assessment
  • Conduct and publishing medical education research
  • Design methods and tools to assess educational effectiveness
  • Develop learning goals and objectives
  • Evaluate instruction
  • Evaluate specific courses
  • Identify the linkages of evaluation results to performance improvement
  • Provide resources to assist faculty to improve instruction, use evaluation tools, and improve evaluation literacy
  • Provide technical assistance to evaluation and assessment
  • Write assessment questions

Effective Teacher Series

The Effective Teacher Series is a faculty development program for all faculty, fellows, and residents, both pre-clinical and clinical, that’s designed to enhance and improve teaching skills.

The program consists of 14 seminars on practical teaching skills, taught by faculty members who have a track record of success in the classroom or clinical setting. Each seminar combines didactic instruction with discussion. Seminars are held twice a month throughout the academic year.