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Faculty Resources during COVID-19 Curriculum Changes

The OUME has curriculum updates due to the COVID-19 outbreak (UMMS password protected). Click here to see the Faculty Resources with tips on using Zoom, teaching online, library remote resources, and exam information.

Articles and Educational Links

These Articles and Educational Links provide faculty with information designed to support their course design and delivery. The list includes topic areas (such as discussion groups and active learning) followed by resources (such as websites providing images related to medical education and a medical glossary).

Community-Based Education

Inspired by the Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Initiative in the late 1990's the Division of Community-Based Education was formally established in 2001 as an extension of the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education (OUME). Under the leadership of Director, Robert A. Baldor, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, the Division serves as the primary contact and advocate for the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) faculty who practice at affiliated community hospitals and offices across the Commonwealth. read more...

Copyright Information

Respect for the intellectual property of others is a cornerstone of academic integrity. Copyright law gives copyright owners the exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute copies, create derivative works, perform publicly, and display publicly their original works. These exclusive rights are protected for a “limited period of time” in order to encourage further progress in science and the useful arts. For more information visit the Lamar Soutter Library Copyright Resource.

OASIS Database begins as e*Value ends

E*Value is a web-based evaluation system to help manage, collate, and analyze the volume of information associated with a health sciences education program and will end March 2019 except for advanced students in Graduate Medical Education. Any faculty looking for student evaluations in e*Value should contact the Institutional Research, Evaluation & Assessment (IREA) Office . The OASIS Database is now used for managing, scheduling, and assessing the undergraduate medical education curriculum. Educators can learn helpful information and tips in the OASIS Help page.

Humanities in Medicine Annototed Bibliography

This thematically organized, annotated collection of short stories, poems and essays from the perspectives of doctors, nurses, students, and patients was created by UMass students and faculty as a medical humanities resource to be used by faculty and students who are seeing patients, teaching or studying the featured topics: Medical Humanities at your Finger Tips

Student Perspectives on Effective Teaching

The documents available on this webpage have been created to provide course directors, lecturing faculty and small group facilitators with clear, vibrant, concrete student perspectives on effective practices for conducting courses, lectures, and small groups.

UMMS Competencies for Medical Education

A Physician is first and foremost a Healer. Six attributes of the physician as healer form the organizing headings of this document: Professional, Scientist, Communicator, Clinical Problem Solver, Patient & Community Advocate, and Person. read more...

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