The most important highlights that occupied us in 2021.
PhD project: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine
Improving our understanding of teaching and learning methods acceptable and applicable for frontline healthcare professionals.
PhD project: Peer teaching ultrasound
PhD-title: «Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education»
PhD project: Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry
PhD regarding improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.
PhD project: Post-graduate medical education programs
What makes post-graduate medical education programs (CME) at the University-level attractive?
PhD project: Continuing Professional Development conferences
PhD thesis: ”Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals”
PhD project: multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education
Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?
Digital Learning and Teaching (DLT)
Implementing effective digital learning and teaching in higher education beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Aligning key players’ needs, bringing distant communication close and supporting students’ individual learning.
From threat to challenge
Improving medical students’ stress response and communication skills performance through stress arousal reappraisal and preparatory worked example-based learning when breaking bad news to simulated patients
Medical Education and Corona
This project aims at identifying and describing the experiences made at the Swiss medical schools after having to suddenly switch from on-site to online teaching; in particular, the experienced issues, needs, and solution approaches shall be investigated.
Precision Medicine for FRONTLINERS
Is a multi-support learning platform on Precision Medicine for the daily practice of frontline care professionals.
Gender gap phenomenon
Gender differences in the career motivations of health professionals.
Communication is a key competence
Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals
Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain
Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.
Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life
How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?
EU project „did-act“ on clinical decision-making
An adaptive curriculum for clinical reasoning for students and instructors is to be developed, implemented and disseminated in order to better prepare future doctors and to avoid mistakes.
Good communication between all stakeholders in the healthcare system can be learned.
Good teaching and research go hand in hand
Educational research provides important building blocks to promote excellence in education. With two new 4 year SNSF projects, we are able to incorporate current themes in teaching and approach them with the necessary care and resources.
Children as simulated patients in practical exams
Use of primary school children as simulated patients as part of a practical exam (OSCE) meets international criteria for good examinations.