Medical Education Journal Club

The UA College of Medicine Academy of Medical Educators cordially invites you to join us for a series of monthly discussions on current articles in the medical education literature.

Come learn about why we do what we do in medical education, what innovative approaches other schools are using, and how we can improve our teaching/learning methods!

The Journal club meets from noon to 1 pm,  Room TBA. Light refreshments will be served.

If you are interested in participating, RSVP in order to receive additional details and reminders: Helen Amerongen. Ph.D.: (Tucson), or Paul Standley, Ph.D.: (Phoenix).

The format for each session will be as follows:Preparation: Participants pre-read the article.Analysis: Presenter summarizes and leads a discussion of the article for approx. 30 minutes.Application: Participants discuss how lessons from the article can be applied to the University of Arizona curriculum in Tucson and Phoenix.

The schedule for Fall 2011 is:

October 26th, noon to 1 pm, Presenter: Helen Amerongen, Ph.D.

November 16th, noon to 1 pm, Presenter: TBA

December 14th, noon to 1 pm, Presenter: Paul St. John, Ph.D. 


Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:00

Location: AHSC 3230 (Tucson) Teleconference Room (Phoenix)

Presenter: Norman G, Teaching basic science to optimize transfer. Med Teach 2009; 31: 807-811.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:00

Koens F, Mann KV, Custers EJFM, Ten Cate OTJ, Analysing the concept of context in medical education. Medical Education 2005; 39: 1243–1249.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:00
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:00
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:00
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 12:00 - 13:00

Supporting the problem-based learning process in the clinical years: evaluation of an online Clinical Reasoning Guide, Ryan et al., MEDICAL EDUCATION 2004;38:638-645.

The use of reflection in medical educaiton: AMEE Guide No. 44, Sandars, J., MEDICAL TEACHER 2009;31:685-695.

Presented by Dr. Karen Spear Ellingwood.

Location: Room 2206 (Phoenix) and AHSC Room 3230 (Tucson)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:00 - 13:00

Wednesday, April 18th, noon - 1:00pm, AHSC room 3230 (Tucson); Room 2206 (Phoenix)

Dr. Howard Silverman will present the article: The Evolution of a Novel Biomedical Informatics Curriculum for Medical Students, Silverman et al., ACADEMIC MEDICINE 2012; 87: 84–90.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:00 - 13:00

Medical Education Journal Club

Wednesday, May 16th, noon - 1:00pm, AHSC room 3230 (Tucson); Room 2206 (Phoenix)

James Rinehart, Manager, Simulation Center COM Phoenix, will present the article:The Utility of Simulation in Medical Education: What Is the Evidence? Okuda et al, MOUNT SINAI JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 76:330-343, 2009.See below for link to the article.Questions? Contact Helen Amerongen, PhD, or Susan Ellis, MA, EdS, sellis@email.arizona.edu

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:00 - 13:00

Medical Education Journal Club

Wednesday, June 20th, noon - 1:00pm, AHSC room 3230 (Tucson); Room 2206 (Phoenix)

Christine Savi, Evaluation and Assessment Specialist at COM Phoenix, will present this article: Remediation of the Deficiencies of Physicians Across the Curriculum from Medical School to Practice: A Thematic Review of the Literature, Hauer, et al Academic Medicine 84(12) 2009, pp 1822-1832.A link to the article is below.Questions? Contact Helen Amerongen, PhD, or Susan Ellis, MA, EdS, sellis@email.arizona.edu 

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 16:00 - 17:00

October 10: Using Logic Models: presenters are P. St. John and H. Amerongen

Room: AHSC 3115