Event Title

The Ethical Issues Involved in Teaching Medical Sciences in the Medical School

Location

Terry

Format

Podium Presentation

Start Date

15-1-2011 2:40 PM

End Date

15-1-2011 3:10 PM

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Dr. Trif, who has a master’s degree in medical ethics, teaches pathology and pathophysiology for five colleges in the Health Professions Division. His primary research focus is in the areas of doctor-patient relationship and burnout syndrome. PURPOSE: This workshop will explore some less obvious ethical issues, along with the greatest principles of academic teaching.

METHODOLOGY: The session will include a PowerPoint presentation, after which discussions on the topics presented will ensue.

RESULTS: A number of important topics will be presented. These include: main activities in a teaching university; the difference between information and knowledge; how learning is meant to bring useful knowledge; practical and theoretical issues deriving from academic activities and their ethical implications; needs of a teaching university; competent faculty; student recruitment; academic freedom; political correctness; keeping up a good standard for evaluation and accreditation process; the contemporary culture of the students trumps the traditional teaching and learning system; preparation for assessment; main categories of students; diligence and personal motivation; more diligence; and QEP in the learning process.

CONCLUSIONS: It is anticipated that the participants will discover the multifaceted ethical aspects of some daily teaching activities.

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Jan 15th, 2:40 PM Jan 15th, 3:10 PM

The Ethical Issues Involved in Teaching Medical Sciences in the Medical School

Terry

INTRODUCTION: Dr. Trif, who has a master’s degree in medical ethics, teaches pathology and pathophysiology for five colleges in the Health Professions Division. His primary research focus is in the areas of doctor-patient relationship and burnout syndrome. PURPOSE: This workshop will explore some less obvious ethical issues, along with the greatest principles of academic teaching.

METHODOLOGY: The session will include a PowerPoint presentation, after which discussions on the topics presented will ensue.

RESULTS: A number of important topics will be presented. These include: main activities in a teaching university; the difference between information and knowledge; how learning is meant to bring useful knowledge; practical and theoretical issues deriving from academic activities and their ethical implications; needs of a teaching university; competent faculty; student recruitment; academic freedom; political correctness; keeping up a good standard for evaluation and accreditation process; the contemporary culture of the students trumps the traditional teaching and learning system; preparation for assessment; main categories of students; diligence and personal motivation; more diligence; and QEP in the learning process.

CONCLUSIONS: It is anticipated that the participants will discover the multifaceted ethical aspects of some daily teaching activities.