Himmelfarb Library Faculty Posters and Presentations

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teaching; curriculum; medical education; course design; informatics

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: Inquiries about new informatics instructional opportunities in the curriculum led to a suggestion that the librarians submit an elective proposal. Despite knowing nothing about the approval process or the responsibilities of being a course director, several librarians accepted the challenge as a learning experience. Developing the proposal included writing the proposal, formally presenting it to two curriculum committees for approval, and then creating the specific lesson plans, identifying associated readings, creating a grading rubric and syllabus, and teaching the specific elective sessions. Librarians developed the elective Introduction to Systematic Reviews and are in the process of developing a second elective

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Presented at the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association annual conference, October 21-24, 2017, Staunton, VA.



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