Scholarly Concentrations

Scholarly Concentrations


Medical Education

This concentration looks to provide and help develop skills needed by medical educators. Students will become equipped to fulfill their roles as educators during their residency and acquire a foundation of practical and theoretical pedagogical knowledge and skills to embark on careers as medical educators. The 4 themes are history and philosophy of medical education; characteristics of medical student learners; mechanics of teaching; and medical course administration.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Seminars on good teaching, teach at local high schools and junior high schools with preparation and debriefing, tutoring
  • Optional summer teaching or scholarly project in education

Year 2

  • Seminars on good teaching, teach at local high schools and junior high schools with preparation and debriefing, tutoring
  • Optional scholarly project in education

Year 3

  • Seminars on good teaching. Reflective paper on a year 3 educational event.
  • Prepare ideas for optional scholarly paper or abstract on education

Year 4

  • Required Course “Doctoring IV: Theory and Practice of Teaching”: 90 hours of teaching of junior peers in Doctoring I or II small groups or basic science courses: 10 hours teaching seminars
  • Seminars on good teaching
  • Scholarly abstract or paper on education

Faculty Leadership

Directors

Frazier Stevenson, MD
fstevens@health.usf.edu

Stanley J. Nazian, PhD
snazian@health.usf.edu

William Johnson, PhD
wjohnso3@health.usf.edu

Coordinator(s)

Jamie Cooper, MA
jcooper8@health.usf.edu