Archive for the ‘Healthcare Education’ Category

INMED’s 27th International Medicine And Public Health Course: 2016 Kirksville MO

Friday, November 11th, 2016 |

  I just enjoyed a terrific weekend with these 21 medical students at AT Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Ten weeks ago they began a structured, aggressive study of paramount global health issues, including the impact of military conflict, today's ...

Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital Hosts INMED

Friday, September 16th, 2016 |

  This week INMED graduated our first students from Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital, whose Global Disaster Response department hosted the International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Course. Seventeen participated in ten weeks of structured online study, and then gathered today in ...

Teaching Excels Your Profession

Friday, August 5th, 2016 |

  Does teaching help health-care professionals be better practitioners? Subjectively, most would agree this is true. But until now, few studies have provided a research basis for this assertion.   Research recently published in Medical Teacher set out to test this proposition using ...

INMED Graduates First Students In China

Friday, July 29th, 2016 |

  A long-term INMED vision has been to expand our Course offerings to outside of the United States. Over the years South Africa, Australia, and India were considered locales. Last October the prospects brightened when LIGHT offered to host ...

Lana Borden Teaching Nursing in Zambia

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 |

  In 2013 Lana Borden, an RN from Kansas City's Children's Mercy Hospital, we recognized with the INMED Diploma in International Public Health, which included her formative service-learning experience at Mushili Health Center in Zambia, southern Africa.   "In January I was in ...

Transformation In Healthcare Education

Friday, June 10th, 2016 |

  Paul Larson, INMED Faculty and family medicine instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, notes how in 1956 Benjamin Bloom and collaborators developed a framework for classifying educational objectives. This image describes categories of behavioral learning of increasing cognitive complexity. In ...