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The medical education committee focuses on classroom and curricular issues. Within this arena, there are many opportunities for student involvement: discussion of model curricula for particular topics, professionalism in both pre-clinical and clinical settings, and policy for major, compulsory exams.


MedEd Research Primer

Research in Medical Education: A Primer for Medical Students”. The document provides insights and advice for current medical students to learn more about scholarly project on topics in academic medicine. Some of your institutions may have well-established programs or tracks for medical educators, and others may not. Students at both types of schools may find helpful information in this publication. It provides essential background and links to a wide variety of resources to enable students to design, fund, and present their projects. Please take a look at the document and share it with students at your schools.


Committee Projects and Resources


AAMC Resources


OSR Medical Education Contacts

National Delegate

Jacob Altholz
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine

Regional Delegates

Zoetta Hildreth, Central
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Mackenzie Roof, Northeast
New York University School of Medicine

Michael Trainer, Southern
Mercer University School of Medicine

Katherine Van Deventer, Western
University of Colorado School of Medicine

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