imageSTReME -- Scholarship of Teaching and Research in Medical Education

Archive 2008

The STReME series is designed to encourage and promote scholarly activity related to teaching and research in medical education.

The STReME series are scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of April, June, August and October.

All activities are claimable for Category II CME credit.

2008 STReME Series



Would you like to deliver more effective lectures?

Large Group Presentations that Work

Wednesday, April 2, 2008


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Ronald J. Markert, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery; Associate Chair
Department of Medicine
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Would you like to feel more invigorated to write more and better multiple-choice questions?

Multiple-Choice Exam Questions: Beyond Exasperation to Excellence

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Advance Assignment

Read one of the shortest and best articles on writing meaningful objectives and effective questions for a unit of study: "Writing Multiple-Choice Questions for Continuing Medical Education Activities and Self-Assessment Modules."

Photo of Dr. Koles.

Paul Koles, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pathology; Director of Pathology Education
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Phtot of Dr. Parmelee.

Dean Parmelee, M.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Would you like to present visual information like a pro?

Presenting Visual Data à la Edward Tufte

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


View the PowerPoint Presentation

Edward Tufte's website

Sparklines: There are two new add-ins for Microsoft® Office that create sparklines (mini-graphs) to visualize numerical data in dashboards, spreadsheets, reports and presentations created with Excel, Word and PowerPoint: Bissantz Sparkmaker and BonaVista MicroCharts. Product review article about these add-ins.

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Marvin Miller, M.D.
Director, Department of Medical Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Would you like to find peer-reviewed resources that you could use in your classes? Are you interested in having your own teaching materials peer-reviewed and published?

Educational Scholarship and MedEdPORTAL: Providing Online Resources to Advance Learning in Medical Education

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (breakfast)

WSU Boonshoft SOM • White Hall
8:00-9:00 a.m., Room 120, Alan W. McGee Auditorium
9:30-12:00 p.m., Room 281, Computer Lab


Visit the MedEdPORTAL website

Photo of Dr. Saleh.

Michael Saleh
Project Coordinator, MedEdPORTAL - Division of Medical Education
Association of American Medical College

Information about events from previous years:

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Questions and Suggestions

You can email your questions and suggestions to or call (937) 775-3392.

For more information:

Please contact the Office of Academic Affairs

Faculty Development:

Patricia Hudes

Patricia Hudes, MSIT
Director of Faculty Development

290 White Hall
(937) 775-2643

Medical Education Research:

Nicole Borges

Nicole, Borges, Ph.D.
Director of Medical Education Research

290 White Hall
(937) 775-3196