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Editorials of Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  16 items
This collection features the complete collection of editorials written by Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA. Dr. Roberts has served as editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine since January 2020.

Academic Medicine and the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  27 items
This collection features articles and research reports from and about VA institutions, highlighting the VA contributions to medical education and research.

Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   9/1/2020
  • Contains:  14 items
Academic Medicine is committed to assisting medical schools and teaching hospitals, their faculty and trainees, and the public in dismantling racism. This collection of articles was curated with the intent to help readers engage in necessary conversations about race and to inform strategies to eliminate structural racism in their institutions. Read more about the collection's creation at http://academicmedicineblog.org/new-collection-of-articles-on-addressing-race-and-racism-in-medical-education/.

AM Last Page

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  173 items
This collection features AM Last Pages. AM Last Pages were introduced in 2008. Note: This collection is currently incomplete; please check back for updates.

Compassion and Academic Medicine

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   4/26/2021
  • Contains:  22 items
Compassion can be defined as the awareness of others' suffering and the motivation to alleviate others' distress. Compassion is integral to the therapeutic alliance, involving the capacity to suffer alongside one's patient while remaining openhearted and motivated to provide care. The following collection was compiled to accompany the July 2021 editorial, in hopes of inspiring further discussion and scholarship on this important topic.

COVID-19 and Medical Education

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   5/13/2021
  • Contains:  128 items
This collection features articles and thought pieces on the novel coronavirus, its impact on medical education, and medical education’s response to it.

Curricular Innovations in Medical Education

  • Creator:   Journal staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  64 items
This collection features articles, reports, and opinion pieces on and related to large-scale medical education curricular innovation efforts such as health systems science, time-variable competency-based medical education, the CoreEPAs, and the EPAC Project, as well as general issues such efforts should consider and/or seek to address.

Entrustable Professional Activities

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   11/3/2020
  • Contains:  51 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.

Faculty Affairs

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   12/4/2020
  • Contains:  207 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.
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Hahnemann University Hospital Closure

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   4/3/2020
  • Contains:  7 items
This collection features thought pieces on the historic closure of Hahnemann University Hospital, which displaces more than 550 trainees, and lessons learned from it.

Interprofessional Education

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   11/3/2020
  • Contains:  85 items
This collection features articles, reports, and opinion pieces about physicians working with others, especially those in various health professional roles.

Learning Environment and Its Effect on Learner Wellness and Resilience

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   8/27/2020
  • Contains:  66 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.

Mastery Learning and Deliberate Practice in Medical Education

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   6/30/2020
  • Contains:  29 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.

Medical Education Research Ethics

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   2/12/2021
  • Contains:  19 items
This collection features articles applicable to the unique ethical challenges of conducting medical education research, from interacting with Institutional Review Boards to determining authorship. Articles on engaging residents in research, as researchers and as research participants, are included.

Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  17 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.

National Resident Matching Program (The Match)

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  28 items
This collection features articles, reports, and thought pieces on the National Resident Matching Program, or The Match, and related resources for deans, advisors, and applicants.

Philosophy of Science Series

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   5/4/2021
  • Contains:  12 items
This collections features all of the articles in a collection of Invited Commentaries exploring the Philosophy of Science. An AM Rounds blog post by one of the collection curators is available at https://academicmedicineblog.org/the-art-of-education-research-reflections-on-the-philosophy-of-science-series/. An Academic Medicine Podcast interview with the collection curators is available at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/little-bit-country-little-bit-rock-n-roll-using-different/id1112697692?i=1000469476641 and wherever else you get your podcasts.

Quality and Safety

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  151 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.

Sexual and Gender Minorities in Medicine

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   10/1/2020
  • Contains:  18 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.

Social Media and Academic Medicine

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   11/3/2020
  • Contains:  17 items
This collection features articles, reports, and more on the brave new world of social media and its implications for medical education.

Trainee-Authored Letters to the Editor: Courage, Connection, and COVID-19

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/15/2021
  • Contains:  53 items
This collection contains Trainee-Authored Letters to the Editor on the topic of courage, connection, and COVID-19.

Using USMLE Step 1 Scores in Resident Selection

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   3/4/2021
  • Contains:  68 items
This collections features reports, opinion pieces, and more that explore the topic of using United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 scores in resident selection and its consequences. A complementary collection on AM Rounds, the journal's blog, features additional content on this topic: http://academicmedicineblog.org/tag/resident-selection/.

Women in Medicine and Science

  • Creator:   Journal Staff
  • Updated:   10/1/2020
  • Contains:  112 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.