Medical School Use of Curriculum Inventory Reports

May 17, 2016 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Terri Cameron, MA

The MedBiquitous Curriculum Inventory Standard has been implemented in commercial, open-source and school-developed curriculum management systems across the US and Canada. Afrer three years of successful data upload cycles, the AAMC has begun to post reports based on Curriculum Inventory data for use by medical schools for benchmarking, medical education research, and inquriries from legislators and the media.

This presentation will provide general statistics about the types of data available for reports, the tpes of reports being developed from the data, some of hte challenges presented in publishing reports (e.g., what explanations are necessary for interpreting the data), and how schools and the AAMC are using the reports.