MODULES WITH FACULTY IN MIND 

- Coming about from recent research projects, these modules address issues frequently encountered in both student and resident education -

Developing a global/bundled payment system for Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

The evolving role of social media in medical school education 

Reviewing patient encounter videos to improve COMLEX Level 2 Performance Examination humanistic domain scores

RMOPTI RESEARCH AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT E-BULLETIN 

The E-Bulletin delivers regular research and faculty development tips. Brief and to the point, each issue provides useful information and practical wisdom regarding research, assignment strategies, student engagement, classroom management, grading and feedback, instructional vitality, and more.

The E-Bulletin lets you:

  1. Be informed of upcoming research conferences, meetings, and requests for papers
  2. Read and evaluate the latest strategies for both student and resident learning
  3. Be aware of funding opportunities for student, resident, and faculty research

MEDICAL EDUCATION SERVICES AVAILABLE BY ARRANGEMENT THROUGH RMOPTI 

 -          Demystifying Community-Based Research – 2-hr workshop covering questions and perceived obstacles in doing research in the community hospital or clinic setting – Suitable for both resident and faculty development

 -          Beginning a Practice-Based Research Program from Scratch: Coaching Residents in Research – 2-hr workshop in getting resident and faculty research off the ground – Faculty Development 

-          Selecting a Resident Research Project and Formulating a Research Question – 1-hr presentation - Resident

-          Organizing, Displaying, and Explaining Research Data: Communicating Your Message – 1-hr presentation - Resident 

-          Effectively Teaching a Competencies-Based Curriculum – 3-4hr workshop (contains introductory material on Instructional System Development (ISD) and its application to competencies – Faculty Development

-          Program Assessment in Competencies-Based Curriculum – 2-hr workshop – Faculty Development

-          IRBs – Historical Background of the IRB and Preparing a Project for Review – 1-2hr interactive workshop with walkthrough of DHHS Checklist – Resident and/or Faculty Development

-          Clinician-Patient Communication Workshop (Certified by the Institute for Healthcare Communication) – 3-hr interactive workshop with video scenarios, critiques and evaluation; for residents, faculty, and practicing physicians – Resident and/or Faculty Development

-          Qualitative Research – 1-hr presentation – Resident and/or Faculty Development

-          Teaching Medical Students and Residents the Fundamentals of Survey Research – 1-hr presentation – Faculty Development

-          Critical Evaluation of Medical Literature:Organizing an Effective Journal Club – 1-2hr interactive workshop – Resident and/or Faculty Development

-          Western States Medical Monographs:A Publication Alternative – 30-min presentation – Resident and/or Faculty Development

OTHER SERVICES 

Research Mentorship: Identifying a research question and conducting a practice-based research project start to finish

RMOPTI is an active member of FRIN http://frontierrural.org

The residents and faculty can access the following Medical Education Journals via RVU Library. 

  • Advances in Health Sciences Education
  • The Clinical Teacher
  • Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Science Educator
  • Medical Teacher
  • Teaching & Learning in Medicine