Course Work

Students must complete 12 total Scholarly Concentration coursework units. Students selecting only a Foundation Area complete all 12 units in that Foundation Area. Students undertaking both a Foundation Area and an Application Area complete six units in each.

Formal Coursework – 6 units total

INDE 233 Medical Education Seminar Series – total of 3 units (1 unit/quarter – Autumn, Winter, Spring)

PLUS a personalized series of courses totaling at least 3 more units depending upon the track chosen:

  1. EDUC 229 B, C, D: Learning Design and Technology Seminar

Note: the timing of EDUC 229 B, C, D will in most cases necessitate that participating students be either first year students, or second year students on a five year curriculum. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  1. EDUC 208B: Curriculum Construction

For those students interested in completing the final 6 SC units in MedEd, there are a variety of other options including:

    • EDUC 298:  Learning in a Networked World
    • EDUC 311X:  Open Access Education
    • EDUC 333A:  Understanding Learning Environments
    • EDUC 319X:  Web-based Technologies in Teaching and Learning
    • INDE 229:  Managing Difficult Conversations
    • INDE 236: Introduction to Teaching and Mentoring
    • MED 200 A, B: Practical Applications for Qualitative Data Analysis

    Experiential Component and Informal Seminars (equivalent of 6 units)

    • It is assumed that all students will serve as a Teaching Assistant (TA) in one or more required courses in the preclinical MD curriculum.
    • Participate in existing weekly Medical Education Research team meeting within the Office of Medical Education (time TBA, based on participant availability).
    • Develop resource materials for and participate in the delivery of annual TA Training program.
    • Participate in monthly Medical Education Research Group meetings.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of other faculty development activities as opportunity/need arises.

    Scholarly Project


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