Although most medical school faculty members are required to teach, the standard medical school curriculum doesn't tell them how to do it well. This book does. An award-winning clinician-teacher, Helen M. Shields has spent her career training future doctors, researchers, and medical school instructors. Here she shares classroom-tested methods for developing, implementing, and evaluating effective curricula for medical students. Shields's five steps emphasize ac extensive behind-the-scenes preparation, with a focus on visualizing both one's own performance and the desired student feedbackac clear and logical presentations that match the material being taughtac controlled exploration of topics through prepared questions and management of group dynamicsac reinforcement of important concepts throughout the teaching sessionac a five-minute summary of take-home points Shields's easy-to-follow guide discusses what teachers should doaand what they should not do. She provides pertinent beginning-of-chapter questions, sample teaching materials, tips for last-minute assignments, and other pearls of wisdom. Shields also describes the methods of dynamic and effective instructors, offers a step-by-step approach to preparation and presentation, and relates proven ways to address a variety of expected and unexpected situations. Innovative and practical, A Medical Teacheras Manual for Success is an essential resource for medical school faculty members who want to teach well.Start by obtaining a copy of the form that you will be expected to fill out for each student, resident, or fellow at the beginning of the rotation. ... Holmes Society, I was asked by Dr. Augustus White III, the master of the society, whether I enjoyed writing recommendation letters. I said I did, and this was true. It is fun to recommend people for positions, awards, and scholarships. ... The solution to making it easy to write these letters is to have a template in your mind for the lettera#39;s organization.
|Title||:||A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success|
|Author||:||Helen M. Shields|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2010-12-29|