ADEA weTeach

ADEA weTeach® is a user-friendly gateway providing dental, allied dental and other health educators a one-stop-shop for high-quality teaching, learning and assessment resources. Health care faculty at any stage of their career will benefit from these process-oriented resources, plus the opportunity to share and publish educational best practices within MedEdPORTAL. ADEA weTeach consists of both MedEdPORTAL publications (peer reviewed) and iCollaborative resources (non-peer reviewed). Read More

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Building an Oral Health in Medicine Model Curriculum (BOHC)

In 2010, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) was awarded grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop, peer review and disseminate curricula around Building Oral Health Training Capacity in Medical Education. The BOHC collection aims to advance physician understanding of the oral-systemic impact on overall health and support preparing clinicians to provide comprehensive coordinated care. Read More

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Faculty Affairs Collection

The Faculty Affairs Collection is intended to replace the GFA Toolkit previously published on the GFA website with an expanded, “living” compendium of current, innovative peer-reviewed methods for advancing faculty affairs. Thus, among other topics, the Faculty Affairs Collection will address issues such as the recruitment, appointment, management, promotion, and governance of faculty members, as well as related professional development programming in such areas as career advancement and new faculty orientation and onboarding programs. The Faculty Affairs Collection will provide unique, complementary resources to the existing Faculty Development section of MedEdPORTAL Publications, which provides resources targeted toward the development of faculty members’ knowledge and skills in areas such as teaching, educational scholarship, and leadership development. Read More

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Leadership & Organizational Development

The Leadership and Organizational Development collection is an extension of MedEdPORTAL Publications, which seeks to:

  • Promote scholarship and the exchange of peer reviewed leadership education materials
  • Expand the portfolio of knowledge and skills needed to address leadership challenges in health care
  • Improve leadership development training and advance organizational performance

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LGBT and DSD Patient Care Project

In 2007, the Association of American Medical Colleges Executive Council approved recommendations of the Group on Student Affairs and Organization of Student Representatives regarding “Institutional Programs and Educational Activities to Address the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT), and Differences of Sex Development (DSD) Students and Patients." Recommendations were made to facilitate better care and treatment of patients. Read More

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Lifestyle Medicine (LMed)

The Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative (LMEd) is delighted to announce a new Lifestyle Medicine collection in MedEdPORTAL Publications. Lifestyle medicine is a scientific, evidence-based approach to decreasing disease risk and illness burden by utilizing lifestyle interventions such as nutrition, physical activity, stress reduction, sleep, smoking cessation, and avoidance of alcohol abuse. LMEd’s mission is to provide an array of evidence based curricular resources to be adopted throughout medical education for the prevention and treatment of lifestyle related diseases. Read More

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Interprofessional Education (IPE)

The AAMC and MedEdPORTAL seek to expand the scope and breadth of published resources beyond the continuum of medical education by partnering with other health profession education organizations. Read More

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Opioids Education

Opioid addiction is a grave public health issue. AAMC-member medical schools and teaching hospitals are on the front lines in our communities dealing with the opioid epidemic: responding with new approaches to prevent, identify, and treat pain and substance use disorders, delivering pain management and addiction education, and leading efforts in this area to advance medical research and promote innovations in clinical care. Read more

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