2017 Arky Award Recipient

Peter-Densen,-MD.jpgPeter Densen, MD Honored With 2017 Arky Award

He not only led the development and implementation of a radically revised curriculum but also the development and implementation of the CCOM Learning Communities as the element that connected student affairs and curriculum for the students.        

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Our Mission

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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Medical School Factors That Prepare Students to Become Leaders in Medicine

Posted:
October 18, 2017
This new study led by Louise Arnold, PhD (LCI Arky Awardee, 2014) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (UMKC) sought to identify medical school factors perceived as contributing to the leadership development of UMKC graduates who…

A Multi-Institutional Longitudinal Faculty Development Program in Humanism Supports the Professional Development of Faculty Teachers

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October 16, 2017
Read about the first 11 academic years of a longitudinal, small-group faculty development program for strengthening humanistic teaching and role modeling at 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools.  The multi-author study includes Richard Frankel, PhD…

Peter Densen, MD Honored with 2017 Arky Award

Posted:
October 4, 2017
As the Carver College of Medicine's first Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Curriculum, he not only led the development and implementation of a radically revised curriculum but also the development and implementation of the CCOM Learning…

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…