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Beth Scholz

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Beth Scholz, MD (Educators ’20) is a medical educator and rheumatologist. Beth currently holds a position as Division Director for Rheumatology and curriculum director for GME Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) education at Baylor Scott and White Health. Beth’s areas of professional interest include musculoskeletal POCUS, quality improvement, and mentoring future rheumatology professionals. Beth can be followed on Twitter or LinkedIn or contacted via email.


 

How to Evaluate Teaching Effectiveness

How do I know my teaching is good? As an educator, do you grapple with this question like I do? Following a recent hands-on musculoskeletal point of care ultrasound (POCUS) session I taught to internal medicine residents, a handful of learners approached me to bestow praise. “That was awesome!” I basked in the glow of their comments but found myself reflecting afterward. Was the session (and more specifically my teaching in the session) effective? Did the residents’ abilities to perform a bedside POCUS exam actually improve? Will they retain the new knowledge? Did the teaching affect their practice patterns? Or was the session simply 2 hours away from clinical responsibilities? I knew I needed to learn how to study my own teaching.

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alignment of theory and concep...

Thank you for this important content as we all try and need to self-assess our own teaching effectiveness -theory and conceptual ... Read More
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