Harvard Medical School

  • K. Meredith Atkins, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
  • Huma Farid, MD, Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
  • Laurie Fishman, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Charles Hatem, MD, Harold Amos Distinguished Academy Professor
  • Margaret Hayes, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Grace Huang, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Carol Hughes, Operations Director, BIDMC, Shapiro Institute
  • Ted James, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Sara Neves, MD, Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • David H. Roberts, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Richard Schwartzstein, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • C. Christopher Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Carrie Tibbles, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Guest Faculty

  • Quinn Capers IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Rody P. Cox Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology) and Associate Dean of Faculty Diversity, UT Southwestern School of Medicine
  • Morgan Soffler, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College; Associate Program Director, Sleep Fellowship, Westchester Medical Center


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify principles of adult learning in order to:

  • Assess their learners’ needs
  • Design an educational intervention
  • Establish student-centered learning environments

2. Employ venue-specific teaching skills for:

  • Ambulatory teaching
  • Bedside teaching
  • Large-group presentations
  • Small group/case-based teaching

3. Recognize effective learner assessment strategies and provide effective feedback in order to set educational expectations

4. Foster critical thinking skills so learners may effectively use questions to promote clinical decision making

5. Engage in reflective practice in order to identify effective teaching techniques