Collections

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   8/18/2016
Contains:  2 items
This collection features articles, reports, and more that contribute to the New Conversations topic introduced by David Sklar, MD in his May 2016 editorial: What can be learned from the ongoing efforts around the world to address old and new global health problems through medical education. Some of the challenges that articles in this collection address are large-scale human migration, violence, terrorism, climate change, the emergence of new infections, a growing aging population, and increased costs of health care

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   10/29/2014
Contains:  14 items
This collection features articles, reports, and more that contribute to the New Conversations topic introduced by David Sklar, MD in his January 2015 editorial: What are the present and future impacts of current health care reform efforts on medical education, health care delivery, and research at academic health centers, and what effects might such reforms have on the overall health of communities?

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/27/2012
Contains:  44 items
This collection features the complete collection of editorials written by David P. Sklar, MD. Dr. Sklar has served as editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine since January 2013.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   7/24/2014
Contains:  32 items
This collection features articles and research reports from and about VA institutions, highlighting the VA contributions to medical education and research.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  96 items

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/22/2011
Contains:  47 items
This collection features research reports and articles about history, processes, and challenges of (as well as solutions to) conducting bench-to-bedside research. The collection includes recent items about the National Institutes of Health's new Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/16/2010
Contains:  24 items
This collection features studies and articles published in Academic Medicine that present the effects of medical education interventions on the health of patients.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   11/10/2011
Contains:  14 items
This collection features articles and research reports about the developing field of comparative effectiveness research, its integration into the education and research portfolios of academic health centers, and its potential effect on public policy.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   8/27/2009
Contains:  39 items
Physicians, researchers, and educators at academic health centers take on a variety of roles—investigator, grant recipient, board member, life-long learner, prescriber. Identifying and managing conflicting roles is essential to maintaining the trust of the public and to conducting responsible research and trusting the results. This collection offers a variety of perspectives on identifying and managing conflicts of interest.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  71 items
Every academic health center (AHC) faces challenges unique to its own organization, community, and culture. This collection features from-the-trenches articles by AHC leaders describing some of their AHCs' most daunting challenges. From governance changes to research issues, physical relocation to financial renaissance, the collection offers a window into overcoming these challenges in pursuit of excellence in the tripartite mission of education, research, and patient care.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   11/10/2011
Contains:  59 items
The United States is becoming more pluralistic, and the world is becoming flatter. This collection, an acknowledgment of these changes, features research reports and articles about teaching current and future physicians to care for diverse populations.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   9/13/2011
Contains:  207 items
This collection, developed in collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Diversity and Inclusion, features articles and reports about diversity and inclusion in U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals. The Group on Diversity and Inclusion has three national priorities: diversity and inclusion among faculty, among residents, and in professional development/institutional climate. This collection includes articles and reports that address all three of these priorities as well as diversity and includsion among medical students. Although this collection focuses primarily on new publications, selected past literature is included to provide an historical perspective.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   11/4/2014
Contains:  22 items
This collection features articles, reports, and more on entrustable professional activities or tasks that a faculty member may assign to trainees to execute, unsupervised, once they have shown adequate competence.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   7/19/2011
Contains:  145 items
This collection, developed in collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Faculty Affairs, features articles and reports published in Academic Medicine that are about issues important to faculty: development, mentoring, leadership, career tracks, and more.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/5/2010
Contains:  14 items
This collection of articles looks at the future opportunities, challenges, and directions of fields within academic medicine. Faculty who are teaching future physicians - and those future physicians themselves - should be aware of current and imminent trends in their specialties.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   4/11/2014
Contains:  12 items
This collection features articles and reports published in Academic Medicine that are focused on the differences among generations and how these differences affect the work of students, residents, and faculty in teaching hospitals and medical schools.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/5/2010
Contains:  39 items
This collection looks at global health as a discipline. For medical trainees to gain an understanding of topics in global health is an important goal of medical education. The articles in this collection provide details about innovative programs and initiatives in the United States and Canada that provide training and education for medical students and residents on such topics such as the epidemiology of disease, international health disparities, and communicable disease.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   1/11/2010
Contains:  58 items
Policymakers are debating health care and health care reform on Capitol Hill. These articles offer some perspectives from academic medicine.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/5/2010
Contains:  67 items
As our world becomes more accessible, we have many new opportunities to expand our missions of education, research, and clinical care worldwide. This collection explores international health initiatives and partnerships, which are becoming more and more prominent in our ever-smaller world.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/5/2010
Contains:  44 items
About a quarter of physicians working in the United States are international medical graduates (IMGs). This collection looks at issues related to IMGs such as brain drain, licensure, and acculturation.

Created:   11/2/2016
Contains:  62 items
This collection features articles, reports, and opinion pieces about physicians working with others, especially those in various health professional roles.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/24/2012
Contains:  58 items
This broad collection, developed in partnership with the iCollaborative in support of the Joining Forces Initiative, features articles and reports about military medicine and military medical education; about medicine and war; and about research and faculty issues at Veterans Affairs institutions. In addition, items in this collection address—both directly and indirectly—the needs of service men and women, veterans, and their families. Finally, this collection examines the intersection of health care and disasters, including recent items on terrorism, trauma, injury, disaster preparedness, and disaster response.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/12/2011
Contains:  9 items

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   8/26/2015
Contains:  25 items
This collection features articles and reports focused on residents’ and students’ experiences during medical school and residency, especially in regard to how the learning environment affects learner wellness.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/4/2015
Contains:  23 items
This collection features articles, including foundational works, about the application of mastery learning (defined as the achievement of particular skills and knowledge at set levels or standards, independent of time for all learners) and deliberate practice (structured, intentional repetition followed by feedback with the goal of improving a specific skill) in medical education.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   4/26/2013
Contains:  23 items
Academic Medicine's May 2013 MCAT Collection.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   2/5/2010
Contains:  65 items
As the world becomes flatter, we must understand the philosophies and practices of physicians and physician educators are the world. This collection broadly explores and considers global medical education standards and training.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   10/24/2016
Contains:  12 items
This collection features articles, reports, and thought pieces on the medical school performance evaluation, formerly Dean’s Letters, and how to improve their utility for deans, residency directors, and trainees.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   9/16/2015
Contains:  13 items
This collection features articles and reports focused on the intersection of medicine, medical learning, research, and the law.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   7/29/2010
Contains:  65 items
This collection features articles and reports that take a look at the unique curriculum, pedagogy, and/or evaluation of osteopathic medical trainees, examine the current or future state of osteopathy and osteopathic medical education, assess the contributions of osteopathy, and directly compare/contrast the education of doctors of osteopathy and medical doctors.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   11/10/2011
Contains:  33 items
This collection features opinion pieces that debate whether physicians should take on or learn advocacy roles, articles describing physicians' efforts to advocate for their patients or the integration of advocacy into the curriculum, and research reports that describe how integrating advocacy into practice and education have affected physicians, trainees, patients, and communities.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/29/2009
Contains:  21 items
Experts in medical education have different views on issues affecting the field and medicine more generally, including the structure of clerkships, the confidentiality of assessments, and prospective medicine. This collection offers medical educators’ and others’ views on current topics and controversies in the field of academic medicine.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  29 items
The AAMC, the IOM, and other national organizations recommend that all medical students receive training in population health, but how does academic medicine respond to this challenge? This on population health education examines efforts to train physicians who are well equipped to address issues of population health.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   4/13/2016
Contains:  68 items
This broad collection contains research reports, Perspectives, and other articles about professionalism in medicine and medical education. Some items focus on professional behavior, especially in the realm of social media, and other items are about teaching professionalism, remediating unprofessional behavior, or how trainees perceive the behavior of others, including faculty.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/29/2010
Contains:  112 items
This collection examines quality and safety as it is taught in medical schools and practiced in teaching hospitals. It includes articles about teaching quality and safety to learners, calls for increases in curricula that focus on quality and safety, and research reports providing the results of quality and safety initiatives.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   12/16/2010
Contains:  14 items
This collection features articles published in Academic Medicine that present the reasons for examining the effects educational interventions on clinical outcomes.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   7/11/2012
Contains:  65 items
This collection, developed in collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Regional Medical Campuses, features articles and reports about distributed medical education in the United States, rural medical education in the United States, and preparing physicians to practice in rural and underserved areas of the United States.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   9/22/2009
Contains:  51 items
Confidence in the results of research coming out of academic health centers (AHCs) is absolutely essential for AHCs to maintain public trust and to apply the results confidently to patient care. This collection offers a variety of perspectives on defining, teaching, and maintaining integrity in research.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   4/28/2015
Contains:  11 items
This collection features commentaries, articles, and reports about trainees, providers, and patients at medical schools and teaching hospitals who identify as sexual or gender minorities.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   4/1/2016
Contains:  47 items
This collection features articles about the use of simulation and virtual patients in medical education. The collection includes opinion pieces, historical perspectives, studies examining the effectiveness and fidelity of simulation, and studies using simulation or virtual patients to examine another question or test a hypothesis unrelated to simulation.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   11/5/2014
Contains:  11 items
This collection features articles, reports, and more on the brave new world of social media and its implications for medical education.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   5/4/2012
Contains:  71 items
This collection, developed in collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Women in Medicine and Science, features articles and reports published in Academic Medicine that are focused on the careers, advancement, mentoring, and leadership of women at medical schools.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  56 items
This collection features the complete collection of editorials written by Steven L. Kanter, M.D. Dr. Kanter served as editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine from January 2008 through December 2012.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  71 items
This collection features the complete collection of editorials written by Michael E. Whitcomb, M.D. Dr. Whitcomb served as editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine from January 2002 until December 2007.

Creator:   Journal Staff
Created:   6/17/2011
Contains:  14 items
The 14 reports in the addendum were added online after publication of the September 2010 supplement to Academic Medicine, “A Snapshot of Medical Student Education in the United States and Canada: Reports from 128 Schools” (available in full at: http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/toc/2010/09001). These 14 reports and those in the 2010 supplement describe the educational programs, infrastructure to support them, and assessment strategies of 142 MD-granting medical schools in the United States and Canada. The reports are structured to facilitate comparison between the programs they describe and those described in reports from U.S. medical schools in a supplement to Academic Medicine published in September 2000.