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ED100
Teaching and Leadership in Medical Education
Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS
Jeannine Nonaillada, PhD, OTR/L, BCG

Course Description: Students will learn about the foundations of medical education including: learner needs, motivation to learn, educational intervention strategies, and assessment. In addition, the skills/behaviors of educational leadership will be analyzed and applied to residency. An interactive learning experience will be enriched through small group discussion, role-play, and self-directed learning activities. Web-based resources for learning will be applied to the course content. Each student will design and present an instructional unit (e.g., knowledge or attitude change; skill demonstration or problem-solving exercise). Students who would benefit are those with an interest in teaching.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max. # Students: 3
Pre-requisite: None
Accepted Applications: Stony Brook Medicine and VSAS (MD, DO)

ED101
ED101A
Wellness and Nutrition
Susan Guralnick, MD

Students will be able to describe the difference between integrative medicine and complementary and alternative medicine; list the cycle of change stages; identify key nutritional interventions to prevent chronic illness and optimize well-being; list physical activity recommendations for prevention of chronic illness and weight management across the life cycle; use basic motivational techniques to counsel patients around behavioral change; identify mind-body tools that could be used to manage stress for patients; complete an independent project regarding wellness/nutrition.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max. # Students: 2
Pre-requisite: None
Accepted Applications: Stony Brook Medicine and VSAS (MD, DO)