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Digital Learning and Teaching (DLT)

Digital Learning and Teaching (DLT)

Implementing effective digital learning and teaching in higher education beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Aligning key players’ needs, bringing distant communication close and supporting students’ individual learning.

From threat to challenge

From threat to challenge

Improving medical students’ stress response and communication skills performance through stress arousal reappraisal and preparatory worked example-based learning when breaking bad news to simulated patients

Medical Education and Corona

Medical Education and Corona

This project aims at identifying and describing the experiences made at the Swiss medical schools after having to suddenly switch from on-site to online teaching; in particular, the experienced issues, needs, and solution approaches shall be investigated.

Precision Medicine for FRONTLINERS

Precision Medicine for FRONTLINERS

Is a multi-support learning platform on Precision Medicine for the daily practice of frontline care professionals.

Communication is a key competence

Communication is a key competence

Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender differences in the career motivations of health professionals.

PhD Thesis: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine

PhD Thesis: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine

Improving our understanding of teaching and learning methods acceptable and applicable for frontline healthcare professionals.

PhD Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry

PhD Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry

PhD regarding improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

PhD-Title: «Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education»

PhD regarding Continuing Professional Development conferences

PhD regarding Continuing Professional Development conferences

PhD thesis: ”Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals”

Multisource feedback guideline

Multisource feedback guideline

Use of multisource feedback in medical training: Creation of an implementation guideline.

Bewerbung als PhD-Student*in (100 %)

Bewerbung als PhD-Student*in (100 %)

für das SNF-Projekt «From threat to challenge - Improving medical students’ stress response and communication skills performance when breaking bad news to simulated patients».

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The pandemic is a chance for teaching innovation

The pandemic is a chance for teaching innovation

The pandemic uncovered a pressing need to implement digital learning and teaching in higher education more broadly. Research shows that previous implementation has progressed slowly and is not always aligned with the requirements and needs of the key players.

EU project „did-act“ on clinical decision-making

EU project „did-act“ on clinical decision-making

An adaptive curriculum for clinical reasoning for students and instructors is to be developed, implemented and disseminated in order to better prepare future doctors and to avoid mistakes.

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.

DocCom.Deutsch:  Web-Basierte Lernmodule zum Kommunikationstraning

DocCom.Deutsch: Web-Basierte Lernmodule zum Kommunikationstraning

DocCom.Deutsch ist eine Serie medienunterstützter Online Module für die Aus-, Weiter- und Fortbildung in der Kommunikation im Gesundheitswesen. Daran beteiligt sind Ärztinnen und Ärzte sowie Fachpersonen aus der Schweiz, Deutschland und Österreich.

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The IML joins an international network for the work with SP

The IML joins an international network for the work with SP

Dr. med. Beate Brem has been elected as Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE).

The IML is participating in an EU project on clinical decision-making

The IML is participating in an EU project on clinical decision-making

As part of this EU project an adaptive curriculum for clinical reasoning for students and instructors is to be developed, implemented and disseminated in order to better prepare future doctors and to avoid mistakes.

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-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life

Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life

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-project: 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”.

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.

Neue Ansätze

Neue Ansätze

Das Projekt zeigt neue Ansätze auf, um sich Kommunikationskompetenzen in der universitären Medizinausbildung anzueignen.

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Präsentationsform mit dem grössten Lerneffekt

Präsentationsform mit dem grössten Lerneffekt

Welche Präsentationsform patientenzentrierter Kommunikationsbeispiele den grössten Lerneffekt für Medizinstudierende hat, zeigt eine randomisierte Feldstudie.

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Authentischere Patientenszenarien dank Hybridstationen

Authentischere Patientenszenarien dank Hybridstationen

Den Einsatz von Hybridstationen in der eidgenössischen Clinical Skills-Prüfung planen und pilotisieren.

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Virtuelle Patienten zum Erlernen des klinischen Denkens

Virtuelle Patienten zum Erlernen des klinischen Denkens

Klinisches Denken ist zentral für nahezu alle Aufgaben eines praktizierenden Arztes.

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IML-Kolloquium: Termine

IML-Kolloquium: Termine

Während der IML-Kolloquien präsentieren Expertinnen und Experten aktuelle Beiträge rund um das Thema Medical Education.

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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.

Unsere Poster aus Textil «fliegen» in alle Welt!

Unsere Poster aus Textil «fliegen» in alle Welt!

Packen Sie ab jetzt Ihr Poster in den Koffer und lassen Sie die Posterrolle zu Hause! Die Abteilung für Unterricht und Medien (AUM) druckt wissenschaftliche Poster auch auf Textil.

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Assessment-Tools: Vorsprung durch Usability, Qualität und Forschung

Assessment-Tools: Vorsprung durch Usability, Qualität und Forschung

Wir konzipieren und evaluieren Assessment-Tools auf Basis jahrzehntelanger Erfahrung und leisten so einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Innovation, Forschung und Qualitätssicherung.

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Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung GMA in Bern

Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung GMA in Bern

Die nächste Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA) findet vom 14.-17. September 2016 in Bern statt. Im Interview gibt die Tagungspräsidentin und IML-Direktorin, Prof. Sissel Guttormsen, Auskunft über den Grossanlass in der Schweiz.

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