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  • Summary of Bridge to Quality | Curriculum Development | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    the summit incorporates all five All health professionals should be educated to deliver patient centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team emphasizing evidence based practice quality improvement approaches and informatics Among the specific recommendations to these to DHHS and to foundations the following seem appropriate charges also to medical schools Develop a common language and core set of specific competencies in above areas Develop learning centers exemplary sites to develop pilot and offer effective teaching methods for competencies these could include activities to teach practicing physicians and provide them with materials for doing CME within their own practices Learning centers should also develop and test effective methods and tools for competency based evaluation Other suggestions will offer opportunity and or motivation to medical schools and to practitioners Integrate these competencies into oversight accreditation licensing with competency based evaluation Foundations should develop partnerships between practice and education to develop and fund demonstration learning centers Medicare should fund demonstration projects Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and foundations should fund research projects interdisciplinary AHRQ should develop measures set goals and report to the public on progress Biennial interdisciplinary summit should be held to review progress toward specific goals and to modify

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  • Summary of Educating Doctors to Provide High Quality Care | Curriculum Development | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    selected points that may need special attention The system will Support the health and well being of learners Cultivate mentoring relationships for learners at each stage of their careers The system will promote A humanistic and patient centered approach Appreciation of the importance of fundamental research for the advancement of medical practice Understanding of the organization financing and delivery of health care Global perspective on contemporary health issues The system will ensure that doctors are able to Provide care in the face of uncertainty Uses resources efficiently and effectively Participate effectively in multidisciplinary and team approaches Contribute to improving quality of care and eliminating medical errors Balance individual and population needs To ensure achievement of these objectives the system will Develop and support effective teachers Employ proven educational strategies and technologies Provide developmentally appropriate opportunities for learners to acquire knowledge skills attitudes and values Promote thorough understanding of biomedical sciences and their relevance to clinical practice Provide experience in clinical settings where learners encounter the kinds of patients they are most likely to care for in practice To ensure acquisition of knowledge skills attitudes values and ability to integrate Base graduation promotion accreditation licensure on evaluation and documentation of achievement of specific learning objectives and of ability to deliver high quality medical care Strategies for Affecting Reform these are all important but several stand out as needing attention Promote patient centered approach through early clinical exposure and interdisciplinary team work Improve efficiency of education by integrating some medical school content into pre med programs some residency requirements into medical school curriculum Develop a cadre of medical school teaching faculty whose main responsibility is education of students as they progress through the educational program Require faculty and members who have regular contact with students to complete periodic programs to orient them

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  • Kathleen Watson, M.D. | Curriculum Development | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    leadership team at the University of Minnesota since July 2005 as the Associate Dean for Students and Student Learning In August 2011 she became the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education for the Medical School She is the recipient of the All University Distinguished Teaching Award and the Parker J Palmer Courage to Teach Award from Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education She loves music birds reading poetry the

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  • INMD 7565, 7566, 7569 & 7570 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    approved clinical or research experiences in another country These experiences must be approved in advance through the International Medical Education and Research IMER Program Office Clinical and research experiences must be arranged according to these guidelines All students must visit the IMER Office as the initial step in the planning process for assistance in identifying training sites as well as information about travel awards safety liability etc All students together with the IMER Office must identify a University of Minnesota IMER faculty member who will serve as their advisor as well as a resource for information regarding the specific foreign site All students must provide the IMER Office a written report of his her experience within 30 days of their return This report will be utilized by the IMER Office as information about overseas medical opportunities for use by other medical students An official written evaluation of the student s experience by the host mentor supervisor must be submitted to the IMER Office forms for these evaluations will be provided to the mentor supervisor by the IMER Office Program length for credit ordinarily is between four weeks 4 0 semester credits and six weeks 6 0 semester credits Total program length may exceed six weeks but the student must use free time for these additional weeks in the experience Students who do not seek credit for the experience must also adhere to guidelines 1 4 above The course director with advice from the Education Council will determine accreditation of a specific program Competencies and Objectives Student Assessment The content editor for this page is Abbe Holmgren clsched umn edu 612 626 4281 What s Inside About MedEd About Us Offices Programs Staff Directory For TC Students DU Students Alumni Staff Faculty Offices Programs Admissions Curriculum Devel Financial Aid Governance Structure

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/INMD_7565-70.php (2014-11-22)
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  • FMCH 7511 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    Medicine Clinic UCAM expands the Family Medicine Clerkship exposure to patient diversity low income multicultural urban medicine and community health Students are required to attend the Family Medicine Clerkship Primary Care Selective seminars as well as 4 UCAM seminars From a scheduling point of view UCAM combines the 8 weeks of Family Medicine Clerkship Primary Care Selective with 4 extra weeks of elective credit The principles of urban medicine will be blended throughout the 12 weeks as will the project Each student will participate in a community health project and complete a journal about his her experience The community health project ideally combines the EBM focus of the Family Medicine clerkship project with a longitudinal project See the UCAM fact sheet pdf Application Process To apply for UCAM as a University of Minnesota Medical School Student please contact Peter Cao for instructions Competencies and Objectives Students will be able to identify diagnose and initiate management of common presenting medical problems and conditions for patients of all ages provide anticipatory preventive health care by using patient education risk reduction and health enhancement strategies perform a periodic health history and examination describe several cultures philosophies toward health healing and allopathic medicine Targeted populations are Southeast Asian Native American African American Traditional African and Hispanic American describe the principles underlying community oriented primary care identify the strengths and worldview of the student s own culture describe how to do a community project Student Assessment Preceptors will evaluate students and course directors will assign the final grade Students will prepare a log of their experiences submit a self evaluation and a summary letter based on their journal Students will complete the quiz and EBM project at the end of the Family Medicine Clerkship Primary Care Selective segment and receive a separate Family Medicine Clerkship

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/FMCH_7511.php (2014-11-22)
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  • FMCH 7531 | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    with the unique health needs of a population and the resources and methods used to address those needs Issues such as communication education and traditional healing beliefs and systems will be addressed Typically 2 5 days per week will be spent in direct patient care 1 day is reserved for students to perform independent learning around the population to be studied while the remaining 1 5 days may be spent in a variety of non direct patient care or community based activities depending on the clinic site Competencies and Objectives The student will provide clinical care to the population served by a Family Medicine clinic demonstrate knowledge of the most significant health problems of a specific underserved population become familiar with community health resources available to address the challenges and demonstrate an awareness of the various cultural educational or language barriers that may impact upon the effectiveness of health care delivery to the population understand the family physician s role in the community health care team setting and develop and complete a brief project in an area of personal interest relevant to the underserved population studied using the medical literature and other locally available resources Student Assessment The student will be assessed on the basis of their participation in a combination of clinic experiences non direct patient care experiences and completion of a project or presentation agreed upon at the outset with the faculty preceptor Depending on the length of the elective the student may be asked to present their findings at a clinic meeting Sites Several urban community sites are available Some Spanish speaking only sites are available Special Instructions At least three months in advance students must contact the course coordinator to arrange a suitable clinic site If the student wishes to work with any specific patient groups

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/clerkships/FMCH_7531.php (2014-11-22)
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  • Curtis L. Carlson Award (Karolinska Institute) | IMER | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    post doctoral students and faculty members may apply for Carlson Awards however these applications are handled separately please inquire via the IMER Office Eligiblity U of M medical students taking clinical or research electives at the KI will be in their 4th or late 3rd year of medical school KI medical students will be at an equivalent level of training as 4th year U of M medical students i e they will have completed core clinical courses such as Internal Medicine Pediatrics General Surgery prior to matriculating at the U of M Number and amout of awards Up to six U of M medical students and six KI medical students will be accepted into this exchange program per year Stipends generally are 2 000 for U of M medical students Financial support for KI students is available through the Edward Stenberg Endowment Procedure basis for selection of awardees Requirements for credit Students are expected to keep a journal and to prepare a two to three page report which will be filed with the IMER Office within 30 days of the student s return from abroad This report and assessment by the KI faculty member overseeing the clinical or research experience form provided by the IMER Office will are requirements for academic credit Application procedure basis for selection of awardees Applications are to be obtained through the IMER Office Shannon Benson Once you are accepted to the KI you will be eligible for funding You are able to get reimbursed for your airfare expenses prior to your departure and a 500 stipend Your other expenses housing etc will be reimbursed upon your return not to exceed 2 000 More information available in the IMER office What s Inside Curriculum Awards Affiliates Getting Started Links Newsletter About IMER Make a Gift IMER

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/imer/awards/carlson.php (2014-11-22)
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  • Neal L. and Sarah Gault Award | IMER | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    supervisor s and proposed activities The application will include a description of how the experience may enhance the student s perspective on medical care Applications will be judged on the quality of the medical experience itself and the student s statement The awards are intended to support a wide variety of medical student electives with priority given to projects in developing countries The time frame of the international elective should be no less then 4 weeks with higher priority given to those electives lasting 6 8 weeks Requirements for credit Students are expected to prepare a two to three page report which will be filed with the International Medical Education and Research IMER Office within 30 days of the student s return from abroad This report and assessment by the site mentor overseeing the clinical or research experience form provide by the IMER office are requirements for academic credit Details for application Applications generally from 3rd and 4th year medical students are reviewed each year and are due in the IMER program office by June 30th The IMER Awards Committee will review applications by July15th after consultation with UMF notification of awards will be sent to medical students and to

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/imer/awards/gault.php (2014-11-22)
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