Himmelfarb Library Faculty Posters and Presentations

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Medical Informatics; Problem-Based Learning; Library Instruction; Medical Students; Medical Education

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Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library librarians developed and taught "Introduction to Medical Informatics" to first-year medical students through the 2002/03 school year. In 2003/04, this course was restructured and integrated into the "Problem-Based Learning" (PBL) course taken by all first-year medical students. The goal was to improve resource selection and search skills, provide point-of-use learning and instruction, and to enhance the student experience. Librarians were assigned to individual PBL groups to act as advisors and guided the students through the informatics-related curriculum.

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Delivered at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 2004.



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