In concert with the AAMC’s Medical School Objectives Project, the Medical Informatics LCT has identified objectives and topics relevant to a practicing physician. The curriculum focuses on the skills and attributes that will advance the student in their role as researcher, clinician, educator/communicator, manager and life-long learner.
- David Lebowitz, M.D, FAAEM
- Nadine Dexter, MLS
- Using Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) principles to develop information habits to maintain currency.
- Demonstrate basic computer skills and how to manipulate and use information in common computer applications.
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize mobile devices and determine which mobile software is best suited to various tasks.
- Demonstrate knowledge of information resources available at the health sciences library and their use to support life long learning.
- Use a clinical encounter to formulate a “Patient Intervention Comparison Outcome” (PICO) /clinical question.
- Demonstrate the ability to use MEDLINE to conduct literature searches to locate articles.
- Critically review a published research report/article.
- Demonstrate fluency with electronic health records systems.
- Identify resources available for patient education.
- Discuss the role of the Personal Health Record (PHR) in communication with patients.
The Medical Student Interest Group has created a website to help guide you on useful apps corresponding to each clerkship.