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Journal Club 2013-2014

Welcome to Health Sciences Education Journal Club!

The Office of Health Sciences Education is pleased to present Faculty of Health Sciences Education Journal Club. The Journal Club will meet once a month, on the second Wednesday of every month in the Glaxo Wellcome Centre, CEC, conference room 121 (31 George Street) from 8am - 9am.

Objectives of the Health Sciences Education Journal Club:

1)    To learn and practise critical appraisal skills with respect to health science education literature

2)    To use evidence based literature to guide our educational practice

3)    To keep up to date on current and relevant literature in health sciences education

4)    To stimulate an educational discussion for those engaged in health sciences education

5)    To provide an enriched social and learning environment for faculty engaged in health sciences education

2013-2014 Schedule:

Date Facilitator Topic Articles
September 11 Eleni Katsoulas Competency-based medical education (CBME): starting with the end in mind Frank, J.R., Snell, L.S., Ten Cate, O., Holmboe, E.S., Carraccio, C., Swing, S.R., Harris, P., Glasgow, N.J., Campbell, C., Dath, D., Harden, R.M., Iobst, W., Long, D.M., Mungroo, R., Richardson, D.L., Sherbino, J., Silver, I., Taber, S., Talbot, M., & Harris, K.A., (2010). Competency-based medical education: theory to practice. Medical Teacher. 32: 638-645.


Title: Milestones 101-using markers of progression of competency for your residency program. Speaker: Dr. J. Frank


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October 9 Ted Ashbury Engaging the Faculty in Role Modeling Professionalism at Queen's University: A Cultural Shift Steinert, Y., Cruess, R.L., Cruess, S. R., Boudereau, J.D., Fuks, A (2007). Faculty Development as an Instrument of Change: A Case Study on Teaching Professionalism. Academic Medicine. 82(11):1057-1064


Byszewski, A., Hendelman, W., McGuinty, C., Moineau, G. (2012). Wanted: role models - medical students' perceptions of professionalism. BMC Medical Education. 12:115

Bryden, P., Ginsburg, S., Kurabi, B., Ahmed, N. (2010). Professing professionalism: Are we our own worst enemy? Faculty members' experiences of teaching and evaluating professionalism in medical education at one school. Academic Medicine. 85(6):1025-1034

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November 13 Rosemary Brander Interprofessional Education and Safety

Brock, D. et al (2013). Interprofessional education in team communication: working together to improve patient safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 22:414-423

Webster, W.G. (2013). Cultivating grassroots IPE: The Dalhousie University experience. Journal on Interprofessional Care. 27(1):96-97

Frechette, D., et al. (2013). What’s really behind Canada’s unemployed specialists? Too many, too few doctors? Findings from the Royal College’s employment study. Ottawa, Ontario: The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. Executive Summary pg 4 and 34-40.

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December 11 Andrea Winthrop Our Dynamic "Living" Curriculum: Is it Healthy? Abrahamson, S. (December, 1978). Diseases of the Curriculum. Journal of Med Ed 53:951-57

Harden, R.M. (July, 1986). Ten questions to ask when planning a course or curriculum. 20(4):356-65

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January 8 David Taylor The wretched humanity of assessment Yeates, P., O'Neill, P. Mann, K., Eva, K. (December 5, 2012). Effect of Exposure to Good Vs. Poor Medical Trainee Performance on Attending Physician Ratings of Subsequent Performances. JAMA, 308(21):2226-32

Gingerich, A., Regehr, G., Eva, K.W. (2011). Rater-based assessments as social judgments: Rethinking the etiology of rater errors. Academic Medicine, 86(10 Suppl), S1-S7.

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February 12 Beverly Blaney Mindfulness in Medical Education

Krasner, M.S. et al., (2009). Association of an Educational Program in Mindful Communication With Burnout, Empathy, and Attitudes Among Primary Care Physicians.  JAMA, 302(12), 1284-1293

Bond, A.R., et al., (2013). Embodied health: the effects of a mind-body course for medical Students. Med Educ Online. 2013; 18: 10.3402/meo.v18i0.20699

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March 19
12noon - 1pm in Bracken 121*

**Please note the date, time and venue change for this Journal Club only
Theresa Suart Service Learning: Finding Space in our Curricula

Hunt J., Bonham C. et al. (Feb 2011). Understanding the Goals of Service Learning and Community-Based Medical Education: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine 86(2):246–251

Bassi S. (May 2011). Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perceptions of Service-Learning through a School-Based Community Project. Nursing Education Perspectives. 32(3):162-7

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April 9 Sheila Pinchin and Libby Alexander The Role of Reflection in Health Sciences Education Scanlan, J., Care, W. & Udod, S. (2002). Unravelling the unknowns of reflection in a classroom teaching. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 38(2), 136-43.

Van Horn, R. & Freed, S. (2008). Journaling and Dialogue Pairs to Promote Reflection in Clinical Nursing Education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 29(4), 220-225


Pololi, L., Frankel, R., Clay, M. & Jobe, A. (2001). One year’s experience with a program to facilitate personal and professional development in medical students using reflection groups. Education for Health, 14(1), 36-49.


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May 14 Jennifer Carpenter What is the role of Global Health Electives in the education of healthcare professionals? Murdoch-Eaton D., Green A. (2011). The contribution and challenges of electives in the development of social accountability in medical students. Medical Teacher 33(8):643-8 


Anderson K.C., Slatnik M.A., Pereira I., Cheung E., Xu K., Brewer T.F., Timothy, F. (February 2012).  Are we there yet? Preparing Canadian medical students for global health electives. Academic Medicine87(2):206-9 

Stys D. Hopman W. Carpenter J. (2013). What is the value of global health electives during medical school? Medical Teacher35(3):209-18 

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