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There are continuous calls for quality improvement in content, process, and outcomes of medical education across the continuum, from undergraduate training, residency training to CME. It is important to have faculty members prepared to take on educational leadership roles. These faculty members might be called upon to assist their departments in identifying essential learning objectives, designing effective educational experiences, improving assessment of performance, or evaluating the quality and impact of existing programs. Although faculty members have historically taken on this type of leadership without special preparation, the Medical Education Fellowship is intended to develop needed competencies that such faculty can bring to bear in delivering educational responsibilities and making informed decisions.
The DGSOM Medical Education Fellowship (MEF) offers the following two programs to provide flexibility to interested faculty who are affiliated with DGSOM.
Objectives Upon completion of the first-year Fellowship, participants will be expected to:
Upon completion of the optional second-year Fellowship, participants will be expected to:
These programs have as their instructors several stellar and accomplished faculty from the David Geffen School of Medicine and other parts of the UCLA community. The Director of the MEF program from the DGSOM Dean’s Office is: Clarence H. Braddock III, MD, MPH (Vice Dean for Education)