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Medical Education Fellowship

Students with simulation mannequins

Goal: 

Our mission is to develop fellows who are both knowledgeable in the essential areas of medical education and who are ready to improve medical education within Emergency Medicine.

The program includes focus on the following areas: design and administration of educational programs (graduate and undergraduate medical education programs), curriculum development, effective skill in feedback, mentorship, and learner assessment, as well as development as a skilled educator across various settings.

Program Description:

The medical education fellowship is a focused experience consisting of specialized training in the fundamental elements of medical education and the intersection with Emergency Medicine resident and undergraduate medical student educational programs.

Fellows will participate in both formal fellow education sessions, as well as facilitated medical education journal clubs. They will also participate as teachers as part of the following curricula: intern orientation, longitudinal intern education sessions, weekly residency conference, simulation.

Topics Covered in Education Sessions:

  1. Adult learning theory
  2. Curriculum development
  3. Bedside teaching
  4. Teaching methods: large group and small group teaching
  5. Teaching procedures
  6. Learner feedback and assessment
  7. Program development, assessment and evaluation
  8. Simulation
  9. Mentoring
  10. Educational scholarship
  11. Research methodology

Advanced degrees/education:

Fellows can apply for the Masters in Education for Health Professions at Johns Hopkins School of Education. They can also apply to the ACEP Teaching Fellowship or take courses through the Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Office.

Program Length:

Fellows can decide to pursue either a 1 or 2 year fellowship

Clinical Requirements:

Fellows will work approximately 900 clinical hours per academic year

Prerequisites:

Board Eligible or Certified in Emergency Medicine

Start Date:

Usually July 1, but mid-year candidates can be considered

How to apply:

Interested candidates should email Linda Regan, MD, MEd, the fellowship program director, for more information and to provide:

  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation (one must be from your Residency Program Director if you are a current resident)
Linda Regan, MD

Fellowship Director:

Linda Regan, MD, MEd
Program Director
Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Residency, Combined Emergency Medicine-Anesthesiology Residency and Medical Education Fellowship
Vice Chair for Education
lregan@jhmi.edu

Dr. Linda Regan is well known in the field of medical education in emergency medicine. She is the residency program director for both the EM and Combined EM-Anesthesiology residencies, as well as the director of the medical education fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Regan serves as the Vice Chair for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee in Emergency Medicine and is an American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) oral board examiner. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) as well as on the Program Committees for both CORD and SAEM. She is the recipient of many teaching awards, including the prestigious ACEP National Teaching Award, the EMRA Program Director Award and the CORD Michael P. Wainscott Program Director Award. Her main interests are in developing experts in learning and learning processes, remediation and the creation of individualized educational plans for learners, and issues related to communication and professionalism skills.