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  • Mistreatment and Harassment Incident Report | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    the learning environment is prohibited Examples of Inappropriate Behavior Physical punishment or physical threats Sexual Harassment Discrimination based on race color creed religion national origin gender age marital status disability public assistance status veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or gender expression Repeated episodes of psychological punishment of a student by a particular superior e g public humiliation threats and intimidation removal of privileges Grading used to punish a student rather than evaluate objective performance Assigning tasks for punishment rather than to evaluate objective performance Requiring the performance of personal services Taking credit for another s work Intentional neglect or intentional lack of communication Incident Review Process Information reported will be reviewed solely by the Mistreatment and Harassment Oversight team Mary Tate Director of Minority Affairs and Liaison to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Kathleen Watson MD Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education Jill Eck Director of Student Affairs An inquiry or investigation will begin for all incidents within one week of receipt of the report and follow up will be provided in a timely manner to the reporting person You will be notified by email of the status of your report The Medical School is committed to protecting a student s right to privacy and to providing an educational experience that is free from retaliation However given the Medical School s and the University s obligation to responsive action it is often not possible to guarantee confidentiality You may choose to withdraw from the process although depending on the seriousness of the situation the Medical School may continue to investigate potential violations of law or University policy Likewise you or the Medical School administration may decide to refer any matter to the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office at any time You may choose to opt

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/apps/mistreatment/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Compact for Teaching and Learning | Curriculum Development | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    compassion We will personally ensure a culture of patient and learner safety We will take personal responsibility for our actions including errors and near errors by full disclosure and analysis of need for change to prevent future similar events We will foster our students practice and discernment of professional ethics by assigning tasks that are appropriate for their phase of learning level of clinical responsibility and status as students If an assignment conflicts with the personal ethics of a student we will attempt to resolve the conflict in a manner that respects the student while placing priority on the well being of the patient When planning and conducting educational activities we will recognize our students needs for personal time and adequate rest and relaxation We will display the highest standards of professional conduct when interacting with patients colleagues faculty and staff Tenets about Learning Commitments of the Students Participating in ongoing life long learning in the continuously evolving field of medicine We are responsible for gaining the skills and knowledge needed to fulfill our current and future professional responsibilities as physicians We will respect and appreciate the teaching role of the faculty and understand that the curriculum is designed to ensure our future competence as physicians W ith continuous quality improvement in mind we accept the responsibility to provide constructive evaluation of our courses and teachers We will work effectively in teams respecting the contributions of all members assuming our fair share of responsibility and performing leadership tasks with a sense of service to others We will acknowledge and seek help when an assigned task is beyond our level of skill If an assigned task conflicts with personal ethics we will discuss this with the supervising physician course director and seek a resolution that places priority on the interests of the patient We will practice the habit of critical reflection acknowledging gaps in our understanding recognizing our limitations and striving for continuous self improvement We will provide and create a culture of patient safety We will take personal responsibility for our actions including errors and near errors by full disclosure and analysis of need for change to prevent future similar events Attaining and displaying the highest levels of professional conduct and attitudes as well as the skills and knowledge of the discipline of medicine We will dedicate the time and energy needed to accomplish our professional responsibilities We will display the highest standards of professional conduct when interacting with patients colleagues faculty and staff We respect our peers patients and faculty as unique individuals without regard to race religion age gender sexual orientation disability or national origin We acknowledge that we have responsibilities as members of a collegial community sharing knowledge and assisting peers in their quest to achieve professional and personal goals We will attend all required learning sessions and demonstrate respect for our faculty and peers by arriving on time and complying with all specific expectations defined by the faculty including wearing attire that is appropriate for the

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/curriculum/resources/compact.php (2014-11-22)
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  • Flex MD | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    may participate in Research Community based service learning Global health via the IMER program Advanced courses certificate programs or degrees All Dual degree programs excluding MD PhD Students may take up to six years to complete their medical education and pay the same price to earn their M D We believe this flexibility in the long term will improve their ability to serve the needs of patients and communities What

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/flexmd/index.php (2014-11-22)
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  • IMER | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    you See Shannon Benson Mayo B685 612 625 7933 benson umn edu 2nd year students Register for 3rd and 4th year electives in the winter What s Inside Curriculum Awards Affiliates Getting Started Links Newsletter About IMER Make a Gift IMER Home 612 625 7933 phone 612 626 4200 fax benson umn edu Office Location B 685 Mayo Building Mailing Address International Medical Education and Research Program University of Minnesota

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/imer/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Opportunities | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    is to encourage medical students considering careers in academic medicine to conduct independent mentored academic research using a protocol of their own design Alpha Omega Alpha AOA Alpha Omega Alpha is the national honor medical society Check out their website for additional funding and award information Individual Departments of the Medical School Experts Minnesota AHC research networking and expertise mining software tool Primary Care Progress UMN chapter Contains an ongoing

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/students/opportunities/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Competency-Based Education | Curriculum Development | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    cultural and traumatic and recognize the ways in which they affect the body pathogenesis Express how the evolving concepts in the sciences bound to medicine inform the clinical practice of medicine Interpret diagnostic tests as related to common clinical laboratory radiologic and pathologic findings in common disease states Determine the value of scientific findings in advancing medical knowledge and patient care Describe the epidemiology of common maladies within a defined population and the systematic approaches useful in reducing the incidence and prevalence of those maladies Clinical Skills and Patient Care Demonstrate effective use of motor and cognitive skills in diagnosis management and prevention of common health problems encountered in patient care Competencies Demonstrate the ability to elicit synthesize and interpret both a thorough and appropriately focused history and list of a patient s concerns in a respectful logical and organized manner Demonstrate the ability to perform complete and appropriately focused physical exams in a respectful logical and organized manner Perform routine technical procedures used in both medicine and surgery Create appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic management strategies for patients with common issues arising for both acute and chronic care needs Develop intervention plans based on an understanding of current scientific knowledge as applied to health problems Effectively work in partnership with colleagues patients families and friends from a variety of cultural backgrounds in order to achieve the best possible health care outcomes Utilize technology to enhance the practice of medicine and the delivery of health care services Scientific and Clinical Inquiry Demonstrate understanding of scientific theory and methodology and the critical thinking skills needed to interpret and apply research to improving patient care Competencies Demonstrate understanding of the ethical legal professional and social issues implicit in the responsible design and conduct of research Demonstrate the critical thinking skills needed for applying basic and clinical research to improving patient care Professionalism Demonstrate through knowledge and behavior a commitment to the highest standards of competence ethics integrity and accountability to the patient and the profession Competencies Apply ethical decision making in all aspects of professional practice pertaining to the provision or withholding of clinical care confidentiality of patient information informed consent and medical practice Demonstrate the principle of the primacy of patient welfare Demonstrate respect compassion altruism and integrity in all interactions with patients families faculty residents and peers Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to culture age gender and disabilities of patients faculty residents and peers Seek internal assessment and apply external scrutiny of professional performance Apply and practice scientific standards for quality patient care Interpersonal and Communication Skills Demonstrate effective listening verbal and written communication skills with a wide range of individuals and groups in order to provide patient centered care Competencies Demonstrate effective and appropriate listening verbal non verbal and written communication skills with and about patients Demonstrate a commitment to working in collaborative groups in all aspects of health care Demonstrate leadership skills that can be used in a variety of health care settings Demonstrate the ability to adapt communications to

    Original URL path: http://www.meded.umn.edu/curriculum/competencies/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Welcome | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    four medical schools nationally ranked in the top 25th percentile for NIH funded research by our faculty and for graduating primary care physicians With campuses in Duluth and the Twin Cities and clinical sites throughout metropolitan and rural Minnesota and the world the diversity and depth of medical training at this Medical School is outstanding During the past two years we have moved vision and planning into curricular practice with the rollout of new courses assessments and early authentic clinical experiences for first and second year students on both campuses Integral to the academic program is the new Faculty Advisors program small communities for long term relationships reflection and professional formation with talented faculty and peers In its debut year 98 6 of students were satisfied with the Faculty Advisors program Our learning environment is suffused with students ideals and ideas for shaping education and the practice of medicine Students and the highest quality of care for their future patients are our highest priority Welcome to our community Kathleen Watson MD Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education October 2011 What s Inside About MedEd About Us Offices Programs Staff Directory For TC Students DU Students Alumni Staff Faculty Offices

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/about/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Programs | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    their communities to deliver culturally sensitive health care to their own people Continuing Medical Education CME Educational programs for physicians and other health care providers designed to promote a lifetime of outstanding professional practice Curriculum Development Financial Aid Flexible M D Program The Flexible M D gives our medical students the opportunity to construct educational experiences under the close guidance of a faculty mentor to meet their individual needs and allow them to better serve communities and patients Students may take up to one year to complete their projects experiences or opportunities within the Flexible M D program Governance Structure for UME Education Council Education Steering Comittee and course committees Graduate Medical Education GME International Medical Education Research IMER Learner Development Academic support services are available to all medical students through the Office of Learner Development Assistance is offered to help students increase study effectiveness and efficiency and to achieve their learning and academic goals Medical students are given assistance adapting their learning strategies to the unique challenges of medical education and in developing skills for lifelong learning in medicine Medical Educator Development and Scholarship MEDS Medical educators may be experts in their subject but may not have received special training in educating others Our unit exists to enable them to acquire the necessary professional knowledge skills attitudes and tools to be effective teachers and scholars Medical Scientist Training Program MD PhD Training for careers directed at the interface of basic scientific research and medicine Medical Student Well Being Information and resources for medical students to assist in promoting personal well being in the context of being a professional Minnesota s Future Doctors The Minnesota s Future Doctors program seeks diverse urban and rural Minnesotans with passion and with promise Minority Affairs Diversity Policies Program Evaluation Rural Physician Associate Program

    Original URL path: https://www.meded.umn.edu/about/programs.php (2014-11-22)
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