February 2024 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip February 2024 Sarah Hipkens, MD Audience Response Systems Another PowerPoint?!? Whether it is a lecture on hyponatremia or handwashing we have come to rely heavily on the use of PowerPoint in medical education. With lecture after lecture delivered in a very similar format we run the risk…

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January 2024 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip January 2024 Sarah Dodwell, MD Letting the Learner Lead: Utilizing the SNAPPS method for outpatient teaching Much of patient care takes place in the outpatient setting, making it an important venue for medical education. However this setting also presents unique challenges. The pace of teaching in the…

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November 2023 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip November 2023 Laura Madigan-McCown, DBE, HEC-C How Can We Help Mitigate Implicit Bias in Healthcare? What is implicit bias? Implicit bias is a form of bias that occurs automatically and unintentionally, that nevertheless affects judgments, decisions, and behaviors. Research has shown implicit bias can pose a barrier…

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October 2023 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip October 2023 Emily Erickson, MD Addressing microaggressions in medical education Microaggression (noun): a comment or action that subtly and often unconsciously or unintentionally expresses a prejudiced attitude toward a member of a marginalized group (such as a racial minority)1 Clinical encounters are complex interpersonal interactions, full of…

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RACI Matrix

October 2023 MITE Hot Topic: RACI Matrix Author: Hilary Perrey, MHA, LSSBB, CPHQ MHPI, Improvement Specialist III Learning Objectives: Describe what the RACI Matrix is. Explain how a RACI Matrix is used in clinical performance improvement (PI). Illustrate an example. What is a RACI Matrix and how can this be…

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September 2023 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip September 2023 Kristine Pleacher, MD Surgery was my first clinical rotation. I have a clear memory of my surgical chief resident dressing down the interns: “I know it seems like I’m being hard on you, but some patients have already died this year because of mistakes made…

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August 2023 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip August 2023 Brittany Lachance, DO A Review of Debriefing after Simulation Debriefing is an intentional process of reflecting on a simulation exercise to consolidate, analyze, and improve upon future performance. This process occurs between facilitator and student, and studies have consistently demonstrated the critical importance of debriefing…

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July 2023 Faculty Development Tip

MITE Monthly Tip July 2023 Rebecca Harvey, MD Tips for Teaching Procedural Skills: The Walker Peyton Process and Beyond Acquisition of procedural skills is an important component of education across the spectrum of health care professions. Such skills range from the fundamentals of appropriate handwashing, to maintenance of sterile technique,…

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