WEB RESOURCES


Links to a number of useful web resources to help improve quality of Medical Education in your Institution

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

  • WFME Trilogy : World Federation for Medical Education's documents for improving the quality of Under Graduate, Post Graduate as well as Continuing Professional Development education.
  • NIACE Learning Skills, Quality Improvement : A "Support for Success" Quality Improvement Programme website for the user-friendly guide to improving quality in adult learning

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT:

CLINICAL SKILLS:

STUDENT TRAINING:

  • Learning Styles Models-  Felder: Assessment of Learning Style preferences ; Kolbs Experiential Learning
  • Student Learning Center - Uni of Auckland: Resources for Students for learning, writing & research . . . .
  • Competencies (ACGME) a series of five PowerPoint presentations with a Facilitator’s Manual, is a new educational resource from the Research and Education Department. The Facilitator’s Manual contains speaker notes and discussion questions to help Program Directors give these presentations during faculty meetings or educational retreats
  • Problem Based Learning- Faculty & Student Guide: University of New Mexico

EDUCATION RESEARCH: Resources to help you carry out educational research or show you how others have done it .....

PROGRAM EVALUATION:Resources to help you plan and evaluate your interventions

Free online survey software t

  • SurveyMonkey to enable anyone to create professional online surveys quickly and easily
  • QuestionProa web based service for conducting online surveys , ideal for simple projects
  • FreeOnlineSurveys.com : Create your own free survey in 10 minutes...
  • StatPac Survey : to conduct online surveys, telephone interviewing (CATI), or traditional paper questionnaires.

WHO Resources:

  • The WHO Librarary Documents & Publications: Useful WHO documents, Bulletins, TRS, Monographs

  • WHOLIS : WHO e-library search of WHO Publications .It indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards

  • The SEARO WHO Information Source: resources available from WHO SEARO

  • WHO & Medical Education: Links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events & WHO Directory of Medical Schools

BMJ  Resources:

ERIC There are now more than 100,000 documents in ERIC® that can be downloaded for free by anyone, on demand.

The International Handbook of Research in Medical Education: a book in 2 volumes containing review of current research findings and contemporary issues in health sciences education

Free Medical Journals : 

SCHOLARSHIP DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

RESEARCH ETHICS

  • WMA International Code Adopted by the 3rd General Assembly of the World Medical Association, London, England, October 1949 covering duties of Physicians in general, thse towards patients and colleagues etc.
  • WMA Ethics Manual  it helps prepare medical students and physicians to better navigate through the many ethical challenges we face in our daily practice 
  • Helsinki Declaration Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects
  • Journal of Medical Ethics From the BMJ stable , this journal seeks to promote ethical reflection and conduct in scientific research and medical practice

MEDICAL EDUCATION JOURNALS Links to Medical Educations that are freely available on-line and those that require a subscription.

EDUCATION TOOLS Links that are a wealth of resources to tools used in improving student learning:

  • AAMC MedEdPORTAL  is a resource designed to help faculty publish and share educational resources. It is designed to promote collaboration and educational scholarship by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed teaching resources such as tutorials, virtual patients, cases, lab manuals, assessment instruments, faculty development materials, etc
  • Bloom's Taxonomy   useful for understanding and framing learning objectives & planning student assessment
  • Writing Learning Objectives 
  • PBL Tutorial Cases Workbook for constructing - UNM downloadable Pdf Doc; Tutorial Support links
  • The Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (San DiegoState Uni) : a collection of short multimedia articles on a variety of topics related to the fields of instructional design and education and training. The primary audiences for the EET are students and novice to intermediate practitioners in these fields, who need a brief overview as a starting point to further research on specific topics