Medical Education Track

Purpose: To allow up to three residents from the PGY-3 and 4 class to expand their knowledge and skills in the art of medical education and teaching. Residents in this track l learn/take part in activities related to all components of education:

  • Resident Education and Flipped Classroom/Case-based Learning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Learner Assessment
  • Medical Student Education
  • Simulation
  • Research
  • Administration and Leadership
  • Digital Scholarship

Residents participate in all teaching disciplines in a longitudinal model over the course of two years.  Learning is  combined with the creation of educational content. Senior residents in the track select an area of concentration in which to hone their skills to become a “content expert” in a discipline which prepares them for fellowship and/or a career in academic medicine.


  • Meet with faculty and have continuous online communication throughout the course of the track.
  • Complete 1 additional scholarly activity each year that is educational related (to be submitted for publication) to be presented at a regional/state/national conference
  • Plan and execute 1-2 hours of educational activities monthly that can include but is not limited to:
    • Case Discussions
    • Journal Club
    • Jeopardy
    • Simulation
    • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    • Medical student ECG sessions and medical student Ultrasound sessions
  • Serve on the planning committee/faculty for the department’s annual CME offerings
  • Attend the Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Academic Assembly each spring