Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education

Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills
April 7–9, 2011 • Thursday–Saturday
Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, MA


Earn up to 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

As a participant in prior Harvard Medical School CME courses, we invite you to join us for a comprehensive program designed to improve your teaching and enhance your development as a skillful clinician educator. The course, Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, will be held on April 7-9, 2011 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

New or experienced teachers, from all specialties, will benefit from this highly-regarded course that teaches the educational principles and skills needed to teach successfully in a wide range of clinical settings. Through dynamic small group sessions, insightful plenaries, and experiential activities, participants will learn how to: assess a trainee and provide effective feedback, present a lecture, lead a case-based discussion, teach at the bedside, balance the needs of students and patients, use educational technology, and challenge learners to move from "knowing" to "understanding."

Participants will network and engage with like-minded educators from across the country to discuss their educational challenges and share successful teaching strategies. Course facilitators are Harvard Medical School faculty members with advanced training in medical education and extensive experience teaching medical students, residents, and faculty.

To view the course description, program and faculty and to register online, visit: www.cme.hms.harvard.edu/courses/foundations

Please forward this e-mail to a friend or colleague who might benefit by attending.

We look forward to seeing you in April.

With best wishes,


Beth Lown, MD, Lori Newman, MEd
David Roberts, MD, Richard Schwartzstein, MD
Course Directors


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Physicians and surgeons from all specialties who are involved in teaching students, residents, practicing physicians (CME), or allied health professionals, as well as professional educators who are interested in improving their understanding of educational principles and enhancing their teaching skills.

ACCREDITATION

Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Harvard Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ [Course Only] or 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ [Course with Optional Evening Workshop]. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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