LCI Leader Honored

Amy Fleming, M.D.Amy Fleming, MD: Finding Joy in Work and Learning

This new series will highlight the achievements of medical school leaders in GHHS and identify key characteristics in humanism that have led to leadership, success, and innovation.       

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Through collaboration among learning communities, the LCI seeks to improve health care education across the continuum of learning by fostering scholarship, professional development and the centrality of relationships among learners and teachers as a means to promote compassionate, patient-centered care, health practitioner well-being, and lifelong learning.  Read More •••

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Amy Fleming, MD: Finding joy in work and learning

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June 17, 2017
Dr. Fleming has been a clinician-educator in the Department of Pediatrics since 2007. She is a founding Vanderbilt University School of Medicine College Mentor; she served for five years as the Pediatric Clerkship Director and as a Master Clinical…

Small group activities within academic communities improve the connectedness of students and faculty.

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June 17, 2017
Read about the impact of learning communities to enhance connectedness between students and faculty in a study published by Young Investigator Award winner Dr. Katherina Brandl (UCSD) Small group activities within academic communities improve the…

Medical Student Perceptions of the Learning Environment: Learning Communities Are Associated With a More Positive Learning Environment in a Multi-Institutional Medical School Study.

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June 17, 2017
Read about the association of learning communities with a more positive learning environment in a large multi-institutional study led by Sunny Smith (UCSD) Medical Student Perceptions of the Learning Environment: Learning Communities Are Associated…

Members' Spotlight


OSU Wexner College of Medicine Member Spotlight

Posted:
June 17, 2017
History Our program started in 2007, and now includes the entire OSU Wexner College of Medicine. We now have 78 small groups that meet across all four years, and have representatives from every department serving as small group leaders. Structure Small group Same group for 4 years Mandatory participation Social functions related to the communities Career planning, group…