Goal & Format
The overarching goal of the journal club is to build a community of practice focused on innovative academic literature in our field in a collegial environment. Each session will have specific learning objectives relative to the focus topic.
Each month a leading-edge journal article will be selected by the hosts and sent out to the ‘members’ of the journal club. We will then meet at either UICOMP, Methodist-Unity Point, Jump or OSF for an in-depth and lively discussion of the article. Membership is open, free & inclusive of all UICOMP faculty and staff. We ask that you commit to attend at least 4 meetings in a year. The articles will be representative of innovation in the field of medical education and will span the continuum of education from medical students to residency and faculty development.
Upcoming Journal Club Articles
Topic: Simulated Patients as Teachers
Date & Time: September 11th - 12PM
Davidson R, Duerson M, Rathe R, Pauly R, Watson RT. Using standardized patients as teachers: A concurrent controlled trial. Acad Med. 2001;76(8):840-843.
Liew SC, Dutta S, Sidhu JK, et al. Assessors for communication skills: SPs or healthcare professionals? Med Teach. 2014;36(7):626-631. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.899689.