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  • [2009-03-25] Teaching and Testing, the simulated patient program at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine 

    Koinis, Cheri N.; Murnik, Mike
    The Simulated Patient Program has been in existence at the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine for close to 20 years. Simulated patients (SPs) are an integral part of the UNM's nationally recognized ...
  • [2009-03-25] Assessing Medical Students' Competence in Obtaining Informed Consent 

    Roberts, Laura Weiss; Mines, Jan; Voss, Carolyn; Koinis, Cheri; Mitchell, Steve; Obenshain, Scott; McCarty, Teresita
    BACKGROUND: Medical schools increasingly place emphasis on preparing students to perform routine, ethically important clinical activities with sensitivity and acumen. A method for evaluating students’ skills in obtaining ...
  • [2009-03-25] Reflective Verbal Feedback: Substrate for Self Reflection 

    Sinclair, Nancy; McCarty, Teresita
    Students at UNM School of Medicine report the value of feedback from both faculty and standardized patients. In fact, this is something that they crave. Jack Ende’s seminal article on Feedback in Clinical Medical Education ...
  • [2009-03-25] A Description of the Use of a Communications Skills Global Rating Scale Based on the Essential Elements of Communication Kalamazoo Consensus Statement 

    McCarty, Teresita; Wilson, Bronwyn; Sinclair, Nancy
    Introduction: Providing instructive feedback and measuring growing expertise in a task as complex as communication skills is both important and challenging. Using the Essential Elements of Communication in Medical Encounters: ...
  • [2006-10-25] Medical Muse, Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall 2004 

    Spencer, Peggy; Ledger, Gabriel; Meier, Paul; Perera, Pranith; Bittner, Paula; Adler, Eva; Mayo, Rebecca; Rosenberg, Martina; Glew, Robert; Vanderjagt, Dorothy; DeVoe, P.H.; Mulcahy, Terry; Ahuja, Arun; Grove, George; Brandt, John; Joy, Catherine; Akmajian, Paul; Proo, Victor
    A semiannual arts journal meant to provide a creative outlet for members of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center community: patients, practitioners, students, residents, faculty, staff, and families. This ...
  • [2009-03-25] Using Calibrated Peer Review™ to Assess and Improve the Quality of Student Documentation of Clinical Encounters at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (UNMSOM). 

    McCarty, Teresita; Parkes, Marie; Persinger, Kim; Timm, Craig; Martinez, M; Palley, Toby; Franchini, Greg; Hickey, Sheila; Howdieshell, Tom; Espey, Eve; Kalishman, Summers; Mines, Jan
    The UNMSOM adapted Calibrated Peer Review™, an internet based writing tool, to assist medical students in assessing the structure and content of their clinical notes. Students watch videotaped clinical encounters and write ...
  • [2009-03-25] Improved Patient Notes from Medical Students during Web-Based Teaching Using Faculty-Calibrated Peer Review and Self-Assessment 

    McCarty, Teresita; Parkes, Marie; Anderson, Teresa; Mines, Jan; Skipper, Betty; Grebosky, James
    Background: This study examines the effectiveness of Calibrated Peer Review (TM) (CPR), a Web-based writing development program, to teach and assess medical students' patient note-writing skills in a standardized ...
  • [2006-11-09] Students' role in the development of an "optional subjects-line" in a medical curriculum 

    van den Ameele, J; Van Crombrugge, L; Van Braeckel, E
    Context: In 1999, the medical curriculum of Ghent University underwent a fundamental change. The new curriculum is problem-based, emphasizing both horizontal and vertical integration. One of its remarkable qualities is the ...
  • [2006-10-19] Living with HIV in Finland: Stigma, Psychosocial Functioning and the Role of Social Support 

    Bermejo, Raoul A III
    Objectives: The present investigation looks into the levels of perceived stigma, perceived social support and psychosocial functioning of individuals with HIV consulting at an infectious diseases clinic in Helsinki, Finland. ...
  • [2006-11-20] Equity in Access to Care: How about the Socially Vulnerable groups in Northern Uganda 

    Douglas, Asiimwe Denis; Kasozi, Ramullah N.; Kiguli, Sarah
    Context: Primary Health Care in Uganda is provided through the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package. UNMHCP aims to provide essential health care for all. Northern Uganda has been at war for twenty years. Setting: ...
  • [2009-03-25] CLOSING THE LOOP: THE USE OF A CURRICULAR DATABASE TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE WITHOUT COMPROMISING EXAM SECURITY 

    Mitchell, Steven; Parkes, Marie
    At the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, there is ever-increasing recognition that the development of high-quality medical student examinations is a fundamental part of a high-quality educational experience. ...
  • [2009-03-26] The Bermuda Triangle in Education:Navigating Objectives, Content & Assessment so Students Don’t Disappear! 

    Richter, Deana; Sinclair, Nancy
    This interactive session focuses on recognizing and constructing meaningful learning objectives which relate content and teaching methodology to assessment. Using Fink’s taxonomy as a framework to create significant ...
  • [2006-11-09] Medical humanities at Ghent University: a student's point of view 

    Vergauwen, M; van den Ameele, J; Fraeyman, N; De Maeseneer, J
    Context: Defining and understanding the concept of “Medical Humanities” is a difficult, neverending task, in which consensus hasn’t been reached yet. Around the world, medical schools teach Medical Humanities in different ...
  • [2006-10-19] Health Education to Combat Obesity 

    Démosthène, Carole; Peñaloza, Arely; Quiroz, Rosalinda
    Abstract: Context: Mexican morbidity has drastically changed towards chronico-degenerative diseases. Currently obesity affects 30% of the population. Taking advantage of available assets a student team implemented an obesity ...
  • [2006-10-16] Planning and Implementing a Public Health Certificate (PHC) for All Medical Students at the University of New Mexico 

    Velarde, Lily; Kaufman, Arthur
    Context The University of New Mexico School of Medicine (UNM SOM) will require that all medical students graduate with a Public Health Certificate (PHC). Strategies to overcome identified barriers to implementation of ...
  • [2006-10-24] Vol. 11, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2006 

    Phillips, John; Shelley, Brian; Wilde, David; Ahuja, Arun; Matanock, Almea; Maito, Jennifer; Shafer, Keri; Berg, Marian; DeVoe, P.H.; Tallent, Bret; Borkovskaya, Marianna; Almquist, Elaine; Smith, Anthony; Yaeger, Ellen; Lovato, Christine; Mangalik, Aroop; Hurtado, Magdalena; Puglia, Michael; Coalson, Rebecca; Knotts, Christopher; Kamali, Javid; Purvis, Rebecca
    A semiannual arts journal meant to provide a creative outlet for members of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center community: patients, practitioners, students, residents, faculty, staff, and families. This ...
  • [2006-10-24] Vol. 10, No.2, Fall/Winter 2005 

    Lovato, Christine; Ahuja, Arun; McGinn, Sarah; Hartman, Steven; Becker, Veronika; Norwood, Agatha; Mayo, Rebecca; Ledger, Allison; Mangalik, Aroop; Emery-Cohen, Alexandra; Berger, Joel; Buggie, Brian; Akmajian, Paul
    A semiannual arts journal meant to provide a creative outlet for members of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center community: patients, practitioners, students, residents, faculty, staff, and families. This ...
  • [2006-10-24] Vol. 10, No.1, Spring/Summer 2005 

    Fischer, Mark; Franchini, Greg; Mayo, Rebecca; McIver, Don; Unverzagt, Mark; Buggie, Brian; Eaton, Philip; Ahuja, Arun; Salzman, Beth; Brandt, John; Bennahum, David; Romo, Paul; Mulcahy, Terry; Watson, Loisa L; Purvis, Rebecca; DeVoe, PH; Akmajian, Paul
    A semiannual arts journal meant to provide a creative outlet for members of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center community: patients, practitioners, students, residents, faculty, staff, and families. This ...
  • [2009-03-25] Utilization of SPs as Preceptors for Clinical Skills Stations 

    Persinger, Kim
     Highlight the value of utilizing SPs as preceptors for clerkship specific clinical skills stations in 3rd year OSCEs. Using a checklist, SPs observe students’ ability to perform specific tasks, procedures, and manual ...
  • [2009-03-25] Increasing return on investment for standardized patient training programs through development of cost-effective programs 

    Perea, Paul
    Higher stakes now exist for standardized patient programs to deliver student performance success in light of the required USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills exam. Identifying and increasing the educational return on the financial ...