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McBride, Jennifer M.; Drake, Richard L. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
The drivers for curricular change in medical education such as the addition of innovative approaches to teaching, inclusion of technology and adoption of different assessment methods are gaining momentum. In an effort to understand how these changes are impacting and being implemented in gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy,…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Schools
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McBride, Jennifer M.; Drake, Richard L. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2015
The education of future health care professionals must involve activities where interprofessional collaboration and the functioning of interdisciplinary teams are the goals and not the exceptions. This type of interprofessional education (IPE) will benefit students as they will be better able to communicate with and mobilize the skills of other…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Medical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Drake, Richard L.; McBride, Jennifer M.; Pawlina, Wojciech – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2014
Curricular changes continue at United States medical schools and directors of gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, neuroscience/neuroanatomy, and embryology courses continue to adjust and modify their offerings. Developing and supplying data related to current trends in anatomical sciences education is important if informed decisions are going to…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Higher Education, Science Education, Anatomy
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Wittich, Christopher M.; Pawlina, Wojciech; Drake, Richard L.; Szostek, Jason H.; Reed, Darcy A.; Lachman, Nirusha; McBride, Jennifer M.; Mandrekar, Jayawant N.; Beckman, Thomas J. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2013
Improving professional attitudes and behaviors requires critical self reflection. Research on reflection is necessary to understand professionalism among medical students. The aims of this prospective validation study at the Mayo Medical School and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine were: (1) to develop and validate a new instrument for…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Students, Reflection, Measures (Individuals)
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Cuddy, Monica M.; Swanson, David B.; Drake, Richard L.; Pawlina, Wojciech – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2013
Anatomy instruction has evolved over the past two decades as many medical schools have undergone various types of curricular reform. To provide empirical evidence about whether or not curricular changes impact the acquisition and retention of anatomy knowledge, this study investigated the effect of variation in gross anatomy course hours,…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Curriculum Development, Laboratories
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McBride, Jennifer M.; Drake, Richard L. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2011
Residents routinely make significant contributions to the education of medical students. However, little attention has been paid to rewarding these individuals for their involvement in these academic activities. This report describes a program that rewards resident teachers with an academic appointment as a Clinical Instructor. The residents…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Medical Education, Medical Students, Anatomy
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McBride, Jennifer M.; Drake, Richard L. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2011
Healthcare providers in all areas and levels of education depend on their knowledge of anatomy for daily practice. As educators, we are challenged with teaching the anatomical sciences in creative, integrated ways and often within a condensed time frame. This article describes the organization of a clinical anatomy course with a peer taught…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Instruction, Time Factors (Learning), Allied Health Personnel
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Drake, Richard L.; McBride, Jennifer M.; Lachman, Nirusha; Pawlina, Wojciech – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2009
At most institutions, education in the anatomical sciences has undergone several changes over the last decade. To identify the changes that have occurred in gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, neuroscience/neuroanatomy, and embryology courses, directors of these courses were asked to respond to a survey with questions pertaining to total course…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Embryology, Anatomy, Biological Sciences
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Rizzolo, Lawrence J.; Drake, Richard L. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2008
Fewer and fewer programs are training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the classical anatomical disciplines. Nonetheless, there remains a need at all levels of clinical and basic science education for skilled instructors of anatomy, histology, and embryology. Two sessions at the 2006 annual meeting of the American Association of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Lobbying, Counselor Training, Embryology