Accompanying research to support the “Mistake of the Week”

Accompanying research to support the “Mistake of the Week”

Since Spring 2018, we have been supporting the project “Mistake of the Week” of the Medical Clinics of the Klinikum Konstanz (Chief Physician Prof. H.-J. Kabitz and Prof. M. Schuchmann) through accompanying research.

Fostering communication skills in health profession students

Fostering communication skills in health profession students

PhD Thesis about the effectiveness of worked examples and written reflections.

Self-guided, lifelong learning in specialist domains

Self-guided, lifelong learning in specialist domains

How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?

Measurement precision of written exams

Measurement precision of written exams

PhD work: The work examines the measurement precision at the cut-score of multiple choice exams and scoring algorithms for multiple true-false (MTF) questions.

Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

PhD work: Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?

 Presentation format with the greatest learning effect

Presentation format with the greatest learning effect

A randomized field study shows which presentation format of patient-centered communication examples has the greatest learning effect for medical students.

Importance of sample sizes in multiple choice exams

Importance of sample sizes in multiple choice exams

The project examines the extent to which the psychometric properties and candidate performances in multiple choice exams depend on the sample sizes “items/candidates”.

Interprofessional Workplace-based Assessment in Diabetology

Interprofessional Workplace-based Assessment in Diabetology

A qualitative research study in medical education at the University Hospital of Bern.

Study trajectory analysis Human Medicine Bern

Study trajectory analysis Human Medicine Bern

Typical study trajectories are analyzed for the year groups 2010-2013, from the Matura [university-entrance level qualifications], via Numerus Clausus, to professional training examinations and the Federal Licensing Examinations.

Workplace-based assessment

Workplace-based assessment

PhD work: Mini-CEX and DOPS are two forms of workplace-based assessment which are used to support physicians’ learning in the workplace.

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

PhD regarding “Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training”.

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.

Open day at Mittelstrasse

Open day at Mittelstrasse

As part of the open day at the Uni Mittelstrasse building on the 27th October, the IML showcased itself through various presentations and activities. Young and old were able to experience medical education firsthand and were amazed by the exciting work field of the IML.

AMEE 2018: Focus on Medical Education

AMEE 2018: Focus on Medical Education

From the 25th – 29th August 2018, the IML took part in the conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in Basel. Among the 5000 participants from 150 nations, the institute was represented both with scientific contributions and as an exhibitor.

True-to-life examinations through hybrid simulation

True-to-life examinations through hybrid simulation

For quality assurance of the Federal Clinical Skills Examination, the Institute for Medical Education (IML) is working on the innovative concept of hybrid simulation in cooperation with the Universities of Lausanne and Zurich, on behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

Interprofessional teaching with simulations and standardized patients

Interprofessional teaching with simulations and standardized patients

The conference “Standardized Patients and Simulation” (SPSim) on 16.-18.3.2017 fell under the motto “Curricular Integration of Simulation in Healthcare – from Concept to Reality”.

Research internship at the IML –  a personal experience

Research internship at the IML – a personal experience

Psychology students regularly undertake research internships at the Institute for Medical Education (IML). Simon Burkhalter reports on his own experience as an intern.

Medical education up close and personal

Medical education up close and personal

The GMA conference took place from 13th to 17th September 2016 under the motto “innovative together”. Participants had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of medical education, get up to speed on scientific teaching opinions, and discuss burning issues directly with international experts.

Tradition meets innovation

Tradition meets innovation

The Institute for Medical Education (IML) has a long history as a national competence centre. A look back shows that the close tie between teaching, assessment and practice in Bern is a model with tradition and an international reach.

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