Enhancing Education Team

Team Members

Enhancing Education Team Members PDF document

Team Charge

The Enhancing Education Team is charged with creating recommendations to:

  1. Identify common barriers to resident and fellow education at Upstate Medical University
  2. Develop a comprehensive strategy to ameliorate or remove identified barriers
  3. Identify and encourage innovative methods for housestaff education

Your team is encouraged to conduct research to form or support your recommendations, for example: review of best practices in other graduate medical education programs; conduct interviews and/or survey, etc.

The Team will include consider:

  • Current institutional educational efforts—how can we do it better?
  • Researching methods to optimize the balance between education and patient care for housestaff
  • Developing a simulation laboratory (could contact Mary Grace VanNortwick's re: established committee)
  • Increasing institutional support for maximizing test-taking competency and test preparation.
  • Innovative methodologies for delivery of educational content
  • Developing faculty knowledge and skills to deliver educational content
  • Identifying ways to assist the GME office in delivering educational material common to all programs.
  • Increasing scholarly activity across disciplines/enhance resident & fellow scholarship

Data sources for team consideration:

  • Outcomes from Focus Group sessions conducted with Program Directors and Coordinators and the RAC
  • ACGME Common Program Requirements effective July 1, 2011
  • ACGME Resident Survey Data 2009—2010 for Upstate Medical University
  • Annual Review of the Upstate Medical University Residency Experience Survey Results
  • Examples from existing UH department residency/fellowship educational programs
  • Alignment with GME program requirements
  • Information available from other internal sources (UH Administration, IMT, related committees, etc.)

These documents are available on Blackboard.

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