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Teaching Medicine Series Covers the Most Important Topics in Medical Education

PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2010 -- A resource for medical educators interested improving their teaching skills, learning more about educational tools and resources, and advancing their careers in medical education is now available from the American College of Physicians (ACP).

“The Teaching Medicine series is the first of its kind,” said Jack Ende, MD, MACP, series editor, “This series summarizes the important literature of medical education and shares the collective experience and wisdom of expert medical educators who are actively engaged in teaching medicine.”

Available as a complete set or individually, the six-volumes include:

Written for medical teachers in the office, classroom, and hospital and for program leaders across the range of academic medicine, the Teaching Medicine series covers the full spectrum of responsibilities encompassed in medical education, including:

  • illuminating key theories of learning and methods of teaching
  • describing how teachers can empower learners, coach them, and serve as their mentors
  • offering useful advice for developing curricula and organizing and evaluating programs
  • examining the key elements of professionalism, mentorship, and education leadership
  • sharing insights and memorable teaching moments from dozens of internal medicine educators
  • profiling the career paths of eminent leaders in internal medicine education

The Teaching Medicine series can be ordered online at www.acponline.org/acppress. The book is also available at all major booksellers, both in stores and online, and electronically at www.acppress-ebooks.com. To order by phone, call 800-523-1546, ext 2600 (M-F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET).

About the American College of Physicians

The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 129,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists specialize in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illness in adults. Follow ACP on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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