Formative Assessments Promote Procedural Learning and Engagement for Senior Pediatric Residents on Rotation in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Procedural training is a universal concern amongst pediatric residents and their teachers. These formative assessments generate direct and indirect procedural feedback and had a positive impact on resident learners.

Enter and Discuss Orders and Prescriptions (EPA 4): A Curriculum for Fourth-Year Medical Students

Order entry is a complex skill that requires deliberate instruction. This curriculum from uses an educational electronic health record to facilitate instruction on and practice of these critical skills. 

Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Course for Tube Thoracostomy
Tube thoracostomy is a relatively infrequent, high-risk procedure that is a required competency for emergency medicine residents. This simulation-based curriculum helps improve residents’ procedural skills and confidence. 

Faculty Mentor Program

The MedEdPORTAL Faculty Mentor Program consists of trained volunteers (i.e., faculty and published authors) who can provide both small-group and one-on-one guidance to prospective authors. Visit the site if you are interested in connecting with a mentor.

Faculty Mentor Site

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.