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Successful use of peer tutors in a formative OSCE

Successful use of peer tutors in a formative OSCE

In January 2020, the Institute for Medical Education (IML), on behalf of the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, held for the first time a formative OSCE event in the third year of academic study using peer experts in the fifth year. The feedback indicates this was a great success.

The IML is committed to interprofessionalism

The IML is committed to interprofessionalism

Healthcare professionals face increasingly complex challenges. Can interprofessionalism in education address this?

New location for the BiSS

New location for the BiSS

On behalf of the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, the IML runs the Bern Interdisciplinary Skills and Simulated Patient Centre BiSS at the new location “UniZiegler”. Thanks to the addition of a new learning centre, the UniZiegler meets the needs that arose from the creation of 100 additional study places in human medicine.

SAMS-Award 2017

SAMS-Award 2017

The IML once again receives the SAMS award for best practice in interprofessional teaching.

Students teach students

Students teach students

Students support their colleagues in learning to report and evaluate electrocardiograms (ECGs).

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”.

Impressions of MME orientation days

Impressions of MME orientation days

The 13th MME programme cycle started at the beginning of February. 24 curious, open-minded, and highly motivated continuing education students arrived at the reading room of the learning centre in Bühlstrasse to discover the world of Medical Education.

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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