Advocacy Training

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

The Advocacy Training SIG supports community outreach, health promotion, and health policy activity as an integral part of medical training and ongoing career advocacy for social change. The goals of the SIG are (1) to support the development of pediatricians who can identify the needs of their communities and use their skills to partner with…

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Teaching in Community Settings

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The Teaching in Community Settings SIG is an environment for all clinicians who teach outside the traditional academic setting to share common challenges, generate discussion regarding opportunities for improvement, and to network with like-minded community-based teachers. We welcome educators from inpatient, nursery, and outpatient pediatrics. Over the summer, we held an Innovations Contest where participants…

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Simulation-based Medical Education (SBME)

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The mission of the SBME SIG is to provide a forum to foster simulation-based education, collaboration, and research in pediatrics. Current SIG Goals To foster education and collaboration in medical simulation To provide networking opportunities among our members To provide personal and professional growth among our members with regard to various opportunities   Join the…

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Medical Student Education

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Medical Student Education SIG is dedicated to being a home for all people who are interested in medical student education. The SIG disseminates  information for faculty development and career development of members and partners with other SIGs or other organizations to enhance the approach to education and training. Current SIG Goals Expand our membership…

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E-Learning in Medical Education

By YokoCo | August 27, 2019

E-Learning is defined as any type of learning that is enabled or delivered to learners by Internets and Intranets or other types of computer networks. In recent years e-Learning environments have begun to incorporate web technology platforms to provide a simple and time flexible instructional delivery mode. The transition to online distance learning is creating…

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