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How Has COVID-19 Affected Medical Teaching?

  • Curriculum Modules

    Training to Teach in Medicine curriculum will focus on critical topics including:


    Principles of Adult Learning

    • Medical Education Pedagogy in the 21st Century 


    Application of Adult Learning and Theory to Teaching 

    • Enhancing Memory and Attention During Lectures
    • Knowing Your Learner


    Teaching Methods

    • Flipped Classroom 
    • Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning


    Teaching on Wards and in Clinics

    • Effective Teaching on the Wards and in the Clinic
    • Microskills for Teaching in Clinical Settings


    Contemporary Teaching Techniques 

    • Using Multimedia and Technology to Enhance Teaching
    • Small Group Teaching
    • Curriculum Development Steps


    Assessment, Evaluation and Feedback

    • Curriculum Development Steps- Selecting Assessment Tools
    • The Use of Quizzes/Formative Assessments in Teaching and Learning
    • How to Give and Get Effective Feedback
    • Teaching and Assessment of Critical Thinking in Medicine


    Physician Identify Formation and Life-Long Learning

    • Promoting Lifelong Learning: Developing Curious Learners
    • Reflection as a Teaching Tool in Medical Education
    • Competence Assessment in Resident Training
    • Leading Change in Academic Medicine


    Medical Education Research 

    • Overview of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
    • Study Design in Medical Education Research
    • Best Practices in Survey Design
  • Capstone Project

    Each participant will develop and produce an individual capstone project. The capstone project will require scholars to examine an area of innovation that they wish to apply to their teaching setting. Feedback from peers and Harvard Medical School faculty will support the development and assessment of this project. 

  • Workshops

    The interactive workshop curriculum focuses on hands-on skill development through active learning. The intensive workshop schedules accelerate the cultivation of high-impact teaching skills via individual and team-based workshop exercises. Scholars will be immersed in a dynamic learning environment that encourages collaboration and collegial networking with faculty and peers. 

    Two multiday workshops will occur at the beginning and end of the program. All activities will be highly interactive and will include didactic lectures, group discussions and dynamic educational scenarios. 

  • Recorded Online Lectures and Webinars

    • The online program will consist of recorded online lectures and live webinars with Harvard faculty, divided between program modules
    • Live interactive webinars will complement the recorded lecture curriculum
    • Each of the modules will incorporate knowledge-check quizzes