Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the course for which they would like to do a MedEd project. Students can also participate in projects developing novel elective courses.
Catalog description: Academic credit (1 credit per week ""non-hands-on"") will be awarded for satisfactory completion of a medical education project at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
The student must have an education mentor prearranged and submit a short description of the project through the application. No retroactive credit will be approved.
See consent requirement below for the application and scheduling details.
Sites: UMN: Site varies by education project
Required session attendance: Determined by mentor
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery mode: Varies depending on education project
Direct patient care: No
Consent requirement: Arranged, contact course director/coordinator
Course objectives: Students will develop their own learning objectives for their experience in the education project. In general, by the end of the project experience, students should be able to:
- apply evidence-based educational techniques and strategies in development of the education product
- develop skills in teaching and learning
Grading scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Yes, totalling up to 8 credits
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience: N/A
Course evaluation: MedHub