Writing Effective Narrative Feedback to Improve Student Performance
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 am
Presenters: Paul St. John, PhD, and Sean Elliott, MD
Intended audience: Basic and clinical science faculty
Giving and receiving feedback is like eating your spinach – everyone thinks it's a great idea, but not everyone does it.
Probably a combination of lack of will and lack of skill. Participants in this workshop will discuss the benefits (and costs) of giving feedback in an educational setting, some commonly accepted guidelines for how to give feedback, and some new approaches to this important educational activity.
About the Presenters
Dr. St. John is the Block Director for the Musculoskeletal Block and one of two co-Directors for Case-based Instruction (CBI). Dr. Sean Elliott is a professor in the College of Medicine, Block Director for Prologue, Director of the Residency Program in Pediatrics, a specialist in Infectious Disease. Both presenters are members of the Academy of Medical Education Scholars (AMES).