Faculty Development: Educational Skills

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 Faculty Development: Educational Skills


  1.  ACEP Teaching Fellowship: Learn the skills to be an effective clinical teacher, design efficient curriculum, and learn the ropes 
     of academic medicine in this 1 year course which meets for two 1 week sessions.  
  2.  ACEP/EMF EMBRS Workshop: This course is designed to help the physician with an interest in emergency medicine research
    get started. The course is 11 days long, which takes place over 2 sessions.
  3. CORD Academic Assembly - Navigating the Academic Waters- 3 day meeting with concurrent sessions dedicated to teaching,
    administration and research.


  1. Webinar on Risk Management: Video presentation of Dr. Greg Henry and Dr. Gillian Schmitz discussing the top ten
    documentation mistakes.
  2.  Risk Management Outline and Resources for Educators: A  resource document developed by ACEP’s Academic
    Affairs Committees
     and Medical Legal Committee


Suggested readings: 

     1.  Miller D, Crandall C, Washington  C, McLaughlin S. Improving Teamwork and Communication in Trauma
     Care Through In Situ Simulations. Acad Emer Med 2012: 5: 608-612
     2. Wang EE, Vozenilek JA. Addressing the systems-based practice core competency: a simulation-based curricula.
     Acad Emer Med 2005;12:1191-4.
     3. McLaughlin SA, Dozema D, Sklar DP. Human simulation in emergency medicine training: a model curriculum.
     Acad Emer Med 2002;9:1310-8. 


 Bedside teaching: Courses & seminars

  1. ACEP Teaching Fellowship:
  2. CORD Academic Assembly - Navigating the Academic Waters - Council of Residency Directors hosts its
     annual 3 day meeting with concurrent sessions dedicated to teaching, administration and research.

 Bedside teaching: individual lectures from courses

  1. ACEP Scientific Assembly:  Every Physician is a Teacher: Bedside Teaching in the Emergency Department 

Bedside Teaching: Web based resources :

  1. Univ of Kansas School of Medicine: Strategies in Clinical Teaching
  2. UMDNJ Center for Teaching Excellence 

 Bedside Teaching: Suggested readings

  1. Williams KN, Ramani S, Fraser B, Orlander JD. Improving bedside teaching: findings from a focus group study of learners.
    Acad Med. 2008 Mar;83(3):257-64.
  2. Kelly SP, Shapiro N, Woodruff M, Corrigan K, Sanchez LD, Wolfe RE. The effects of clinical workload on teaching in the
    emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Jun;14(6):526-31
  3. Aldeen AZ, Gisondi MA. Bedside teaching in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Aug;13(8):860-6
  4. Cydulka RK, Emerman CL, Jouriles NJ. Evaluation of resident performance and intensive bedside teaching during direct
    observation. Acad Emerg Med. 
1996 Apr;3(4):345-51
  5. John Spencer. ABC of learning and teaching in medicine: Learning and teaching in the clinical environment 
    Mar 2003; 326: 591 – 5
  6. LaCombe MA. Ann Intern Med. 1997 Feb 1;126(3):217-20. 


 Lecturing: Courses

ACEP Teaching Fellowship : In this course you will learn the tips to giving a great lecture, and will have opportunities
to give and receive feedback on lecturing.

 Lecturing: Web based resources

  1. Effective Lectures
  2. Amal Mattu, on lecturing like a pro: EMRAP

 Evidence-based medicine (EBM)

  1.  ACEP/EMF EMBRS Workshop
  2. How to Teach Evidence Based Medicine :course through McMaster University in teaching Evidence Based Medicine. 

 EBM: Web based resources

  1.  Best BETS
  2. Trip Database
  3. Centre for Reviews and Dissemination  
  4. Centre for Evidence Based Medicine – Toronto
  5. Center for Evidence Based Medicine – Oxford
  6. Evidence Based Emergency Medicine
  7. Annals of Emergency Medicine Online EBEM Overview

EBM: Suggested readings

     1. Guyatt G, Rennie D et. al. "Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice."
     Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2008.
     2. Rowe B, Lang E, et. Al. "Evidence Based Emergency Medicine." BMJ Books, 2009. 
     3. Straus S, Richardson W, et. al. "Evidence-based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM." Third Edition. Elsevier, 2005. 
     4. Weingart S and Wyer P. "Emergency Medicine Decision Making: Critical Choices in Chaotic Environments." McGraw-Hill, 2006. 


Technology: Courses & seminars

  1.  CORD Academic Assembly -Council of Residency Directors hosts its annual 3 day meeting with concurrent sessions
    dedicated to teaching, administration and research.
  2.  Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills Workshop (EMBRS)

Technology: Web based resources

  1. Telemedicine in EM info paper
  2.  ECU TeleEducation :East Carolina University provides tip on tele-conferencing
  3.  UCHSC TeleEducation: CNATT provides tools to help educators develop websites, and digital storytelling, and webinars

Technology: Suggested readings

     1. Friedman CP, Parvati D: Education and Informatics: It's Time to join Forces. JAMIA. 1996;3:184-185 
     2. Barnet GO: Information Technology and Medical Education. JAMIA 1995;2:285-291 
     3. Telemedicine: A Guide to Assessing Telecommunications for Health Care. Field MJ, Ed. 1996 
     4. Lloyd G, Kendall J, et al.: High-level simulators in emergency department education: thoughts from the trainers' perspective.
EMJ 2007;24:288-291
     5. Morgan PJ, Cleave-Hogg D: Simulation technology in training students, residents and faculty.
     Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2005;18:199-203 
     6. Haile-Mariam T, Koffenberger W, et al. Using distance-based technologies for emergency medicine training and
     education. Emerg Med Clin North Am.
     7. Vozenilek J, Huff JS, et al. See one, do one, teach one: advanced technology in medical education.
     Acad Emerg Med. 2004;11:1149-1154 


Student evaluation: Website

  1. CDEM : Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine

Student Evaluations: Courses & seminars

     1.  ACEP/EMF Teaching Fellowship 
     2. CORD Academic Assembly.

Student Evaluation: Suggested readings

     1. Duffy FD, Holmboe ES. Self-assessment in lifelong learning and improving Instruments for evaluating education in
     evidence-based practice: a systematic review. JAMA 2006;296:1116-1127
     2. Davis DA, Mazmanian PE, et al. Accuracy of physician self-assement. JAMA 2006;296:1094-1102 
     3. Cydulka RK, Emerman CL, Jouriles NJ. Evaluation of resident performance and intensive bedside teaching during
     direct observation. Acad Emerg Med. 1996;3:345
     4. Tintinalli JE. Evaluation of emergency medicine residents by nurses. Acad Med. 1989;64:49-50 
     5. Vantini I, Benini L. Models of learning, training and progress evaluation of medical students. Clin Chim Acta. 2008

Notable Practices

     1. All RC Notable Practices: ACGME notable practices
     2. EM Milestones

Practice Management

  1. The Nuts and Bolts of RVUs and Reimbursement : Michael Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP, explains Relative Value Units, how they pertain to reimbursement, and how emergency physicians generate revenue.
  2. Incentive Based Compensation: Show me the Money: Thom Mayer, MD, FACEP, FAAP reviews the various incentive based compensation structures used in emergency medicine.


  1. ACEP Wellness Section and Resources   
  2. ACEP Wellness Book For Emergency Physicians  
  3. Wellness MP3 Presentations: Presentations by Dr. Jay A. Kaplan and Dr. Pamela A. Ross on avoiding burnout and managing conflict

Litigation Stress

  1. Medical Malpractice Stress Syndrome   
  2. Resources for Professional Liability Litigation Process and Physician Coping Mechanisms 
  3. Research on Cost of Medical Liability for Emergency Medicine 
  4. Tort Reform and Medical Liability in Emergency Medicine

Faculty Awards

  1. Faculty Teaching Award  
  2. Junior Faculty Teaching Award

Residency Leadership Curriculum

 Asynchronous Learning

  1. Asynchronous References

 Additional Blogs:

 Academic  Emergency Medicine:

  1. http://iteachem.net/ : " a blog and podcast on the art, science and fun of how to teach and how to learn emergency medicine and critical care."
  2. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine : A website dedicated to academic emergency medicine, with many tips, and up to date information.
  3. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/:
  4. http://www.smartem.org/
  5. http://www.thennt.com/

 EKGs in Emergency Medicine:

  1.  http://ekgumem.tumblr.com/ : EKG cases from Amal Mattu
  2.  http://hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com/: Dr Smith's EKG blog
  3.  http://kchemekg.wordpress.com/

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