Medical Educator Journal Club

About the Journal Club
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Upcoming Journal Club Meetings:  

7:30-8:30 am
Twin Cities: B646 Mayo
Duluth: 112 Med

Date 2017



January 09 Jackie Gauer

Gauer JL, Wolff JM, Jackson JB. Do MCAT scores predict USMLE scores? An analysis on 5 years of medical student data. Med Educ Online. 2016 Sep 30;21:31795. PubMed PMID: 27702431; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5045966

February 13 John Andrews  
March 13 TBD  
April 10 Suzanne van den Hoogenhof  
May 8 Anne Pereira  
June 12 Bob Englander  
July 10 Michael Cullen  
August 14 TBD  
September 12 TBD  
October 09 Austin Stair Calhoun  
November 14 Michael Kim  
December 12 Matthew Belinski  

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About the Journal Club

  • Second Monday of the month
  • 7:30-8:30 am

Journal Club Goals:

  • provide an incubator for innovative educational ideas
  • promote an environment of educational scholarship
  • critically evaluate current medical education literature
  • promote team building and collaboration

Target population:

  • Faculty and staff who are experienced with medical education


  • Monthly one hour meetings
  • Moderator assigned who chooses the article and leads the discussion
  • Open invitation to all medical educators and staff
  • Discussion of article includes how article is related to or can be applied to U of Minnesota Medical School
  • Article distributed at least one week prior to journal club

Criteria for article selection includes any of the following:

  • Innovative educational idea that has potential application for our learners
  • Applicable to continuum (Admissions, UME, GME, CME)
  • Novel finding with high impact in the field


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