Getting Started

The following are broad guides for developing teaching and learning skills from various institutions.  Most are concise and will be useful for all experience levels.

Resources for Getting Started

Association of Medical Educators of Europe (AMEE)

IDesign iDEA Book

IDesign iDEA Book

Quick, well-organized guide to course design

MedEd Podcast

MedEd Podcast from AAMC

MedEd Portal

MedEd Portal

MedEd portal is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that promotes educational scholarship and dissemination of teaching and assessment resources in the health professions.

Michigan State DrEd Listserv

DrEd Listserv

This listerv is very active and discussions range across numerous MedEd topics.  Also check out this group's MedEd chat. The #mededchat chat takes place Thursday nights at 9 pm Eastern/NYC (6pm PST).

UCSF Educational Pearls

Educational Pearls

These single page guides will help acquaint you with common educational theories and strategies.

Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education Course

Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education

This course offers a high quality introduction to teaching in health professions education. Learning objectives below.

After completing this course, learners will:

1. Understand educational theory as it relates to health professions education

2. Match instructional methods with desired educational outcomes

3. Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques

4. Share successful teaching strategies

Wieman - Creating and Using Effective Learning Goals

Creating and Using Effective Learning Goals
Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) and Univ. of Colorado-CU (CU-SEI)