Training Medical Professionals as Higher Education Professionals: Developing a Certification in Health Professions Education. Karen Hughes Miller, Ph.D. University of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky, USA) . Presented at:.
Karen Hughes Miller, Ph.D.
University of Louisville
(Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Collaborating Across Boarders: An American- Canadian Dialogue on Interprofessional Health Education, October 24-26, 2007
University of Minnesota
Academic Health Center
Twin Cities Campus
The objective of this presentation is to share our experience as a replicable model for other institutions.
Examples of customized content include:
Courses had to be tailored to the specific
needs of health science educators.
And the most recent positive outcome:
ELFH 606-76, Program Evaluation and Planning, won a 2007 Kentuckiana Metroversity Award for Instructional Innovation
Continuous assessment and course improvement.
Collect and analyze course and faculty evaluation data, review course content and design each time the course is offered.Ongoing program objectives:
Active recruitment of new participants and faculty.
Recognition of the Certificate as an academic credential of value.
Information sessions, email and list serve, word of mouth.
Publications and presentations.Ongoing program objectives:
Benor, D. E. (2000). Faculty development, teacher training and teacher accreditation in medical education: twenty years from now. Medical Teacher, 22(5), 503-512.
Cheetham, G. and Chivers, G. (2001). Part I, How professionals learn: the theory. Journal of European Industrial Training, 25(5), 250-269.
Cheetham G. and Chivers, G. (2001). Part 2, How professionals learn, the practice. What the empirical research found. Journal of European Industrial Training, 25(5), 270- 292.
Eitel, F., Kanz, K-G., and Tesche, A. (2000). Training and certification of teachers and trainers: The professionalization of medical education. Medical Teacher, 22(5), 517-526.
Miller, K.H. and Greenberg, R. (2007). Training Medical Professionals to be Educators: Developing a Certification in Health Professions Education. Journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (JIAMSE), special supplement, October, 2007, in press.
Muller, J.H., and Irby, D.M. Developing educational
leaders: the teaching scholars program at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Academic Medicine. 2006: 81:11, 959-964.
Robins, L, Ambrozy, D., and Pinsky, L.E. Promoting academic excellence through leadership development at the University of Washington: the teaching scholars program. Academic Medicine. 2006:81:11, 979-983.
Wilkerson, L.A., Uijtdehaaghe, S. and Relan, A. Increasing the pool of educational leaders for UCLA. Academic Medicine. 2006:81:11, 954-958.
In addition to articles on the UCLA, UC San Francisco, and University of Washington models, the November 2006 issue of Academic Medicine includes several more articles on medicaleducation fellowships.