MedEd Tech Tips: AME Introduces New Educational Technology Special Interest Group

In the rapidly evolving world of medical education, educational technology has obviously emerged as a transformative force, reshaping how we teach, learn, and practice medicine.  Think about just how much the Zoom video conferencing platform has made people more comfortable with the use of educational technology.  However, the continuing use of Zoom or other such platforms has also made people much more aware of the challenges and limitations of educational technology.  Issues such as internet connectivity, digital fatigue, and the lack of in-person interactions have all emphasized that edu

The Academy of Medical Educators Inducts the Class of 2023 and Honors Faculty and Staff with Education Awards

On September 13, The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators hosted its annual Celebration of New Members which honored the incoming Academy Class of 2023 and recognized the contributions of health professions education staff and "front-line" teachers and educators who impact our learners on a regular basis to make UCSF such an outstanding healthcare institution. 

Building Your Negotiating Toolkit

The AME workshop on Building Your Negotiating Toolkit was starting, and room 1406 at Mission Hall was nearly full. Our intrepid moderators Rebecca Berman, MD, and Rebecca Shunk, MD, instructed, “Raise your hand if you have confidence in your negotiating skills.” Not a single hand went up. Impressive. It is possible confidence was higher at the Parnassus and Fresno workshop sites, capably moderated by Calvin Chou and Serena Yang.