The Medical Education Scholarship Centre (MESC) is a support unit staffed with individuals who possess expertise in education scholarship. The purpose of the centre is to foster research and development in medical education. MESC supports faculty and students in developing expertise in medical education scholarship over the continuum of lifelong learning but with a focus on undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate education to complement activities of the Office of Professional Development and Conferencing Services (PDCS) of the Faculty of Medicine.
MESC and PDCS are offering faculty development workshops to faculty members on the following topics.To register, go to the PDCS page of Available Programs.
- April 9, 2013, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Small Group Learning
- April 16, 2013, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Assessing Clinical Learners
Forum Proceedings Published
The proceedings of the Fall 2012 Medical Education Scholarship Forum have been published. You can read the abstracts at http://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/MESFP/index
Faculty, staff and residents will be representing Memorial University at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in April 2013. Presentations include:
- Professionalism and Reflective Practice: Preparing and Mentoring Students to Engage in High-Quality Narrative Self-Assessment - Susan O'Leary and Diana Deacon (Workshop)
- Evaluation of a Hybrid Peer-Teaching Strategy for Undergraduate Medical Microbiology - Peter Daley, Jacinta Reddigan, Amanda Clarke and Steve Shorlin (Poster)
Medical Education Scholarship Forum 2012
On November 22, 2012, the first annual Medical Education Scholarship Forum was held at R.Gushue Hall. The forum was an opportunity for students and faculty in the Faculty of Medicine to further their medical education scholarship and professional development. Attendees had the option to provide an oral presentation and/or poster which would showcase their efforts and accomplishments with respect to medical education. In total there were 83 attendees, with 12 oral presentations and 31 posters
The forum commenced with a talk from guest speaker, Dr. Trudie Roberts of the Leeds Institute of Medical Education. Following her talk, entitled “How to Succeed in Medical Education Research”, undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff presented their research. The closing plenary consisted of a presentation by Dr. Susan O’Leary and Dr. Mary Wells.
A reception followed and prizes were awarded for oral and poster presentations Dr Sharon Peters, vice dean, awarded Dr. Peter Daley the award for best oral presentation and Dr. Alison Drover the award for best poster.
For more details please read the full news story.
||Dr. Trudie Roberts from The Leeds Institute of Medical Education gives the opening plenary.
Drs. Alan Goodridge and Noel O'Regan with presenter Dr. Michael Crozier
||The MESC staff and Dr. Trudie Roberts
Medical Education Scholarship Centre (MESC)
Faculty of Medicine
The Health Sciences Centre, Suite 1650
St. John's, Newfoundland