Instruction in Scholarly Communication may include settings such as Grand Rounds, presentations such as lectures, seminars, conferences, writing abstracts, presenting a poster, and scholarly articles when aspects of these types of communications can be more easily addressed.
Here are a number of other resources that may also be useful to you in the development and implementation of program's approach to competency and outcomes assessment and improvement. The information contained in these approaches reflects those undertaken by your UMMC's colleagues, as well as others in your profession to develop and implement the Interpersonal Skills and Communication competency within their program or institution.
The Bayer Institute seeks to improve the communication between clinician and patient through three major activities: education, research and advocacy. An annotated bibliography on Clinician Patient Communication is found by clicking here. Other information about their mission and work is found at http://www.healthcarecomm.org/.
The End of Life/Palliative Care Research Center (EPERC) is a centralized comprehensive resource for hospice and palliative physician educators. To access the EPERC website visit http://www.eperc.mcw.edu.
The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center supports and advances compassionate health care. More information about the Schwartz Center at its resources can be found at http://www.theschwartzcenter.org.
Macy Initiative in Health Care Communication is an initiate to develop a state of the art , innovative, comprehensive communication skills curriculum grounded in a set of core competencies that should be mastered by every graduated physician. More information about the faculty development and other activities is found at http://nyumacy.med.nyu.edu.
Resources from the American Board of Internal Medicine are found at http://www.abim.org/resoruces/publications/index.shtm.
ACGME has provided a Facilitator's Guide, "An Introduction to Competency-based Residency Education,"©ACGME (April, 2006; B. Joyce, Ph.D), and a Virtual Program Director's Handbook. You may click on the document name to access these resources, or may visit the ACGME website at www.acgme.org.
Common Program Requirements and Common Program Requirements for One Year Fellowships, both effective 7/1/11, are available at the ACGME website. ACGME also has provided a Program Director's Guide to the Common Program Requirements that became effective 7/1/11.
UMMC has provided a Program Director Guide with examples of program, rotation, and level specific goals and objectives as well as sample evaluation tools for evaluating resident/fellow performance, faculty performance, and program effectiveness.