Development and Implementation of Video-Recorded Simulation Scenarios to Facilitate Case-Based Learning Discussions for Medical Students' Virtual Anesthesiology Clerkship

A virtual anesthesiology clerkship curriculum created in response to constraints presented by the COVID-19 pandemic provides trainees with a simulated clinical experience that can be utilized in modern training curricula.

Workshop, Assessment, and Validity Evidence for Tools Measuring Performance of Knee and Shoulder Arthrocentesis

In this workshop, residents learn how to perform knee and shoulder arthrocentesis by participating in simulated assessment scenarios and using assessment tools with strong reliability and validity evidence.

Female Sexual Dysfunction: A Primer for Primary Care Health Professionals

This workshop improves primary health care professionals’ ability to diagnose and treat female sexual dysfunction, as well as skills in patient-centered, effective communication.
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.