Curricular Development and Teaching Materials

Preparing students to ultimately develop expertise requires graduating them from medical school with foundational knowledge and skills and the habits of effective self-directed learning. These goals require that we as faculty pay as much attention to how we teach (and assess) as we pay to what we teach.

Here we offer you some videos, webpages, and recommended books and other readings, to help you to decide what to teach, how to teach, and how to assess.

Expertise is not an end state that, once attained, requires no upkeep…The dynamic view of expertise, derived from recognition that the nature of physicians’ knowledge and ways of knowing is continuously evolving and changing…

Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency (2010)