Video 2: Curriculum Innovation Strategies
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Video Transcription
Hi, my name is Katie Burlacher. I'm the program director at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. I'm here today to talk to you about curriculum innovation strategies.
By the end of this module, we hope that you can be able to answer why you should do curriculum innovation, when you should do it, who should do it, and how to do it.
So let's get started with the why. First, education like medicine is constantly changing and improving. Our understanding of adult learning continues to evolve.
Thus, we too must evolve how we best apply this understanding of learning to cardiology trainees. Secondly, curricular innovation can really help you.
It allows you to correct some of the learning gaps and weaknesses in your program. Next, when you innovate, oftentimes learners and leaders become engaged, which is always
Video Summary
In this video, Katie Burlacher, the program director at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses the strategies for curriculum innovation in medical education. She highlights the reasons for doing curriculum innovation, such as improving understanding of adult learning and addressing learning gaps. She also emphasizes the importance of timing, suggesting that needs assessments and opportune moments should be considered. Burlacher suggests that program directors, associate program directors, rotation directors, and fellows should be involved in curriculum innovation. Lastly, she outlines the steps for implementing curricular innovation, including identifying the need, securing buy-in, setting clear objectives and outcomes, and measuring progress.
curriculum innovation
medical education
adult learning
learning gaps
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