Medical Student Pulmonary Block Begins!

Our first year medical students have begun their three week pulmonary block, and as course director (my first year), I kicked off the festivities with a course introduction and a lecture on lung development. Yes, me, an pulmonary and critical

Posted in Academic Medicine, Medical Education

Five Picture Story

No explanations here. More later.           

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Posted in Academic Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Medical Education, Tales from The Road

Fun with drawing and a play on words

This week, for INTE 6710, I learned to draw. Seriously. I’ll prove it. I was as skeptical as anyone who knows me well would have been as well. Sure, there was a time when I could have been a contender

Posted in Goals, Information and Learning Technologies Master's Program with focus in Instructional Design and Adult Learning

Get your flu shot!

My first project for “Creative Designs for Instructional Materials” asks me to put together an infographic. I like to teach. I like to inform. I like to promote health. As such, I’m proposing an educational tool directed at informing the

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Posted in Academic Medicine, Information and Learning Technologies Master's Program with focus in Instructional Design and Adult Learning, Medical Education, Uncategorized

New semester, new course, new responsibilities

I started the semester with a bang. Just as I signed up for my fourth course in the ILT master’s program, I learned that the director of the medical school course that I recently became assistant director of (due to

Posted in Academic Medicine, Information and Learning Technologies Master's Program with focus in Instructional Design and Adult Learning, Leadership, Medical Education

Times, they are a changing!

Busy summer. No great bits of wisdom to share, but a few personal updates: Accepted a job as associate fellowship program director for education and clinical training in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University

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Posted in Academic Advancement, Academic Medicine, Graduate Medical Education, Information and Learning Technologies Master's Program with focus in Instructional Design and Adult Learning, Leadership, Medical Education, Progress in the VA MICU, Uncategorized

New course, new reading.

Today, I read with great interest Christoferos Pappas’ “9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning” as the first assigned reading for INTE 5200 – The Online Educator: Crafting eLearning Experiences. This is probably my first rigorous exposure to learning theory,

Posted in Medical Education
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