Leadership Careers in Medical Education

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Offering knowledge and insight from medical leaders and prominent educators, Leadership Careers in Medical Education serves as a guide for current faculty and future leaders on how to launch, sustain, and further develop one's career in medical education.

Table of Contents

About the Teaching Medicine Seriesp. xv
Introduction: Views of Educational Leadership in Internal Medicinep. xvii
The Leadership Challenge in Internal Medicinep. 1
Defining Leadershipp. 1
Leadership Stylesp. 3
Qualities and Values of Leadershipp. 4
Developing Leadership Skillsp. 6
Personnel Developmentp. 8
Are Leaders Always Scholars?p. 9
Developing New Leaders: Succession Planningp. 9
The Risks of Leadershipp. 10
Concluding Thoughtsp. 11
The Changing Structure of Medical Education: A Historical Perspectivep. 15
From Apprenticeship to a Revolution in Medical Educationp. 16
Medicine and Sciencep. 18
How to Tell a Specialistp. 19
How to Train a Specialistp. 21
National Organizations, National Challengesp. 22
Libby Zion and House Staff Work Hoursp. 24
New Challenges for a New Centuryp. 26
The Organization of Medical Education: A Brief Guidep. 31
Interacting Dimensions and Componentsp. 32
Medical Education: A Broader Definitionp. 33
Selecting the Right Studentsp. 33
The Terms We Use: UME, GME, and CMEp. 34
Key Positions in the Medical Schoolp. 35
Divisions of Medical Educationp. 36
Key Positions in the Departmentsp. 43
Key Positions With the Hospitalp. 43
Leadership, Governance, and Accreditationp. 44
Conclusionp. 49
Understanding Systems of Education: What to Expect of, and for, Each Faculty Memberp. 51
The Pyramid of Educatorsp. 52
All Teachersp. 57
Core Teachersp. 62
Academic Directorsp. 65
Institutional Leaders: Chairs, Deans, and CEOsp. 68
Conclusionp. 71
Developing a Career in Academic Medicinep. 73
Two Scenariosp. 73
Understanding Promotion: The Sooner the Betterp. 75
Choosing the Appropriate Career "Track"p. 77
Documenting Progress: The Curriculum Vitae and Educator's Portfoliop. 78
Developing a "Reputation"p. 84
Accepting Opportunities as an Educatorp. 85
Faculty Attrition and Why It Is Undesirablep. 86
Leadership Opportunities in Academic Medicinep. 93
If It All Goes Wrong: Rescuing and Restarting a Careerp. 97
Conclusionp. 98
What Do Leaders Need to Know About Curriculum Planning?p. 101
Planning a Curriculump. 102
Curriculum Cycles: Maintenance, Enhancement, and Transitionsp. 121
Developing the Skill Set for Curriculum Developmentp. 123
Curriculum Development as Scholarship: Making It Count Twicep. 124
Evaluating Educational Programsp. 129
Why Perform Program Evaluation?p. 130
Key Definitions and Distinctionsp. 131
Essential Versus Desirablep. 131
Reliability and Validityp. 132
Stakeholdersp. 133
Unit of Analysisp. 134
Existing Versus New Programsp. 135
Frameworks for Program Evaluationp. 135
Types of Outcome Measuresp. 140
Monitoring Programsp. 146
Additional Practicalities and Getting Startedp. 147
Conclusionp. 147
Developing a System for Evaluation of Learnersp. 151
Linking the Culture of Evaluation and Quality Improvementp. 153
The Initial Questionsp. 153
Getting Helpp. 154
Traditional Approaches to Evaluation of Clinical Competencep. 155
The Rise of Psychometricsp. 156
Do You Evaluate Performance or Competence?p. 157
Contemporary Approaches to Clinical Evaluationp. 157
Tool Selection and Usep. 163
Models and Blueprints in the Assessment of Traineesp. 168
Choosing Toolsp. 170
Direct Observation by Trained Cliniciansp. 171
Additional Frontiers and Challengesp. 175
Getting Started in Educational Researchp. 179
Moving to an Outcomes-based Systemp. 181
Deciding What to Studyp. 182
Educational Research Methodsp. 185
Research Strategyp. 186
Contextp. 187
Using Both Quantitative and Qualitative Methodsp. 189
Other Forms of Scholarshipp. 190
Single-Institution Studiesp. 191
Disseminating Your Findingsp. 191
Resources and Fundingp. 192
Resources to Get Startedp. 194
Learning About Educational Researchp. 194
Concluding Thoughtsp. 195
Profiles of Leaders in Medical Educationp. 199
Contentsp. 199
The Methodp. 200
"Results"p. 201
Themes and Discussionp. 202
Conclusionp. 202
Daniel Federmanp. 203
Kelley Skeffp. 208
Arthur Rubensteinp. 214
Jordan J. Cohenp. 219
Holly Humphreyp. 224
Jack Endep. 229
Lawrence Smithp. 235
James Woolliscroftp. 241
Faith Fitzgeraldp. 247
W. Dale Dauphineep. 252
Thomas Nascap. 257
Charles Griffithp. 263
Ruth-Marie E. Fincherp. 268
Marshall Wolfp. 273
Steven Weinbergerp. 278
Indexp. 285
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