2017

Annual report IML 2017

Annual report IML 2017

The main task of the Institute for Medical Education is to support medical education − through services, development of methods, infrastructure, and knowledge about teaching and assessment.

The future is digital

The future is digital

The IML has been training learners to become mediamaticians for over 10 years. With their finger on the pulse of medical education, these young people have a great deal to offer and can develop their professional skills in an optimal manner.

 Remembering a forgotten condition

Remembering a forgotten condition

The link between nutrition and health is undisputed – today, as in the past. Historical film material from the IML collection illustrates this with the example of endemic goiter (“cretinism”) through vivid images. The fact that the theme continues to be topical is demonstrated by an enquiry from French TV.

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).

Targeted creation of exam questions – it’s better together

Targeted creation of exam questions – it’s better together

In March 2017, the new exam questions for the Federal licensing MC examination in human medicine were created, for the first time, in a two-day workshop. The quantitative output was very good. The authors’ satisfaction and the qualitative output were considerably better than in previous years, when the questions were devised individually or in smaller workshops.

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.

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