Career development, mentoring, and teaching
The Office of Medical Education website lists a number of resources, including:
- Key Educational Skills Faculty Development Workshops: The schedule has been posted and can be found at: http://meded.ucsf.edu/radme/educational-skills-workshops
The Office of Medical Education supports the educational programs of the School of Medicine and promotes innovation and excellence across the continuum of medical education through evaluation and research, faculty development, educational innovations, and legal consultation.
- Preparing Future Faculty: http://career.ucsf.edu/grad-students-postdocs/career-planning/academic-jobs/interviewing
To aid graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in developing their teaching skills, to build an awareness of the diversity of careers in academia, and to provide them with the tools to competitively approach the academic job search.
Academic Affairs Mentoring Facilitators Toolkit
External websites: these universities and medical schools have abundant resources on topics including: assessment, general and clinical teaching skills, presentations, small groups and lectures, problem-based learning and feedback.
National Board of Medical Educators (NBME) - provides a complimentary online item-writing tutorial. This self-paced, interactive tutorial provides a foundation for writing quality multiple-choice questions. The tutorial introduces some of the main principles of item writing to individuals who write questions for examinations in the field of medicine or across the health professions. You can access the tutorial on the NBME website at: www.nbme.org/IWTutorial.
- Great presentations every time: Irby, D
- How to lead effective group discussions: Muller J, Irby D
- Time-efficient strategies for learning and performance: Irby, D
- Informal Mentoring Between Faculty and Medical Students: Rose G, Rukstalis M, Schuckit M. Acad Med, Vol. 80, April 2005, pp 344-348.
- Mentoring in Academic Medicine: Sambunjac, D, Straus, S, Marusic, A. JAMA, Vol. 296, No. 9, pp 1104-1115.
- Career development for academic medicine: Pololi, L. BMJ Careers website, published January 2006.