Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Through a Comprehensive Resident Vaccine Curriculum

Vaccine hesitancy can lead to distrust and conflict between physicians and patients, making it an uncomfortable topic to address. This module increases vaccine knowledge and communication skills in pediatric residents.

An Introductory Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum for an Anesthesiology Residency Program

With the growing trend towards the use of point-of-care ultrasound for patient care and recent accreditation body requirements for these skills, this module for first-year anesthesiology residents fills a pressing need.

An Advanced, Risk-Driven Sexual Health Curriculum for First-Year Internal Medicine Residents
This case-based interactive didactic session for residents focuses on advanced topics like comprehensive sexual history taking, secondary site testing for sexually transmitted illnesses, and patient counseling.

Register Now! Scholarly Publishing Webinar Series

This free, monthly webinar series, co-sponsored by Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL, will cover the importance of publishing your education scholarship and practical suggestions for how to do so successfully, including how to improve your writing and navigate the peer-review and publication processes. Sessions will include interactive exercises to practice what you have learned and time for Q&A with the featured panelists. While this series primarily features the editorial teams of the AAMC’s journals, the topics and recommendations presented will also apply to other types of medical education scholarship, to scholarly publishing in other fields, and to submissions to other journals and publications. All faculty, administrative staff, medical students, and residents are welcome to attend.

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Active Calls for Submission

Structural and interpersonal expressions of racism afflict health care, whether manifesting as social determinants of health, policies that create health disparities, or diagnostic algorithms that bias treatment decisions. Racism also underlies discriminatory mistreatment of students, trainees, and physicians and the underrepresentation of non-white identities in medicine. MedEdPORTAL invites submissions that work toward dismantling racism within our profession through training and education.
The adverse effects of climate change are already apparent, pervasive, and growing. Health care professionals must play a key role in identifying, treating, and preventing climate-related adverse health outcomes while ensuring equity for all patients and communities. MedEdPORTAL invites submissions of generalizable teaching and learning climate and health curricula for integration into health professional training.
Language is the principal tool that clinicians use in providing healthcare. Populations with non-English language preferences are more likely to experience health inequities outcomes compared to English-speaking patients. Additionally, the standard use of language in healthcare communication may be ineffective for patients with sensory or cognitive impairments. MedEdPORTAL invites submissions with a focus on equitable language-appropriate healthcare and medical language education.