MedEdPORTAL ® is a free, cross-indexed suite of services provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Through Publications, iCollaborative, and the CE Directory, MedEdPORTAL aims to equip healthcare professionals across the continuum with effective and efficient educational tools to improve patient care.
The National League for Nursing (NLN) was founded in 1893 as the American
Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses. It was the first
nursing organization in the United States, and its commitment to the
profession includes crafting quality educational resources for those who
teach in nursing schools. In the Faculty Toolkits area of this website,
visitors can look over nine different resources, including the Diversity
Toolkit and The Mentoring of Nursing Faculty Tool Kit. Each of these
resources is designed to focus on a specific area of nursing, such as
teaching diversity, crafting innovative curricula, or creating a meaningful
work environment. The resources all containing helpful materials, including
worksheets, discussion questions, and teacher guides.
The site includes Book Excerpts, Pharmacy in History, and Apothecary's Cabinet. In Book Excerpts, interested parties can read thoughtful documents such as Foundations of Ethical Pharmacy Practice and Historical Hobbies for the Pharmacist. The Apothecary's Cabinet section of the site features wonderful articles from the Institute's in-house publication from 2000 to 2006. The articles here include A Note on Historical Plague Prevention and Pharmacy over the Moon.
The Academy of Medical Educators is the professional organisation for all those involved in medical education – the education and training of students and practitioners in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a private professional organization responsible for the accreditation of about 9,200 residency education programs. Residency education is the period of clinical education in a medical specialty that follows graduation from medical school, and prepares physicians for the independent practice of medicine. The ACGME's volume of accredited programs makes it one of the largest private accrediting agencies in the country, if not the world.
The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents. Members include educators, researchers, administrators, curriculum developers, assessors and students in medicine and the healthcare professions.
MedEdWorld is an international health professions community of individuals and educational organisations whose purpose is the sharing of information, ideas, experience and expertise.
ASME is a membership organisation. Doctors, healthcare workers and medical educators from any specialty and level are invited to join.
The Association seeks to improve the quality of medical education by bringing together individuals and organisations with interests and responsibilities in medical and healthcare education.
As a component of its next accreditation system, the ACGME has established the CLER program to assess the graduate medical education (GME) learning environment of each sponsoring institution and its participating sites. CLER emphasizes the responsibility of the sponsoring institution for the quality and safety of the environment for learning and patient care, a key dimension of the 2011 ACGME Common Program Requirements. The intent of CLER is “to generate national data on program and institutional attributes that have a salutary effect on quality and safety in settings where residents learn and on the quality of care rendered after graduation
Finding the right job in higher education, whether as an educator, a researcher, or an administrator, can be a challenge. The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a non-profit consortium of "over 600 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations." The website offers a database of higher education jobs, as well as tips on job hunting, webinars, and the ability to search the site by state and by keyword. Readers may create an account in order to post their CVs, receive job alerts, and design their own attractive profile. The site also works for administrators and faculty who are looking for well matched candidates for available positions.
Perhaps most notably, this is a wonderful resource for dual-career couples providing dual-career search options to help both sides of the academic couple find job placement.
Through IAMSE, medical science educators have a trustworthy source of information and mutual support, and can belong to an organization dedicated to their professional development. The ultimate beneficiaries of our combined efforts are the subsequent generations of health care providers around the globe - our students - who are trained in both the art and science of modern medicine.
Through IAMSE, medical science educators have a trustworthy source of information and mutual support, and can belong to an organization dedicated to their professional development. The ultimate beneficiaries of our combined efforts are the subsequent generations of health care providers around the globe who are trained in both the art and science of modern medicine.
The Society was founded in 1967 to respond to the needs of family medicine educators. These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors and all involved in family medicine education.