Jump Start Your Career as a Medical Educator!
Educators can come from anywhere! If you desire a career in medical education, then your journey starts as a student.
Students who enroll in NEST learn evidence-based best practices in teaching others. And the added bonus is that these skills will make you a better student as well!
Students in this program are given the opportunity to author work and test out the pedagogical skills that they gain in the program. The authorship of original works will document the journey from novice to advanced and may serve as a springboard to careers in medical education!
With the integration of ScholarRx Bricks, students will learn through short, high-yield, interactive lessons. The curriculum also includes curated journal articles, thought-provoking question sets, and lectures from world-renowned leaders in medical education.
At the end of the program, students will have a portfolio of original authored work. The culmination of which is the capstone project where students build their own Brick.
The NEST program enables students to:
A Flexible Program!
The NEST program is designed for the busy medical student and is incredibly flexible.
NEST Curricular Roadmap
|Month||Brick Readings||Brick Deadlines|
|1||Learning Principles & Teaching Priniciples||Needs Assessment|
|2||Learning and Assessment||Needs Assessment/Define Educational Need|
|3||Curriculum Design and Development||Determine goals of curriculum|
|4||Teaching and Learning in the Virtual Environment||Define Educational Need|
|5||Teaching and Learning in the Classroom|
|6||Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Environment||First Draft of Brick|
|7||Student Involvement and Advocacy AND Quality Assurance for Education||Second Draft|
|8||Research in MedEd||Final Draft|
|10||Complete Brick||2nd Draft|
|11||Complete Brick||Final Draft|
NEST Application Form
To learn more about the program and the application process, contact the Program Director, Dr. Scott Moore by completing the contact form.