Master of Science in Academic Medicine Program By Drexel University |Top Universities

Master of Science in Academic Medicine

Master of Science in Academic Medicine

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
Exceptional residents often pursue scholarly activities in addition to fulfilling their other residency requirements. This program is designed for those residents who publish research and pursue scholarly activities in addition to their typical residency training, and who desire to pursue careers in clinical education in their field of interest. Students pursuing an MS in Academic Medicine must designate a concentration. At this time the first available concentration is the field of otolaryngology. The MS in Academic Medicine is designed to address topics of value to the academic physician, including training in leadership, education, ethics, professionalism, public health, health accreditation, statistics, bio epidemiology, research techniques, medical writing and editing, grant writing, research regulations, public speaking and academic health center management. These are topics typically important to educators, but not commonly covered in depth during residency training. Goals and Objectives The MS in academic medicine provides a structured pathway for physicians planning careers as clinical educators to acquire specialized knowledge and to demonstrate a special expertise in teaching. The objectives of the MS in Academic Medicine include: Training young physicians to be skilled clinical educators; Providing students with core knowledge about academic medicine that is not included systematically in residency training programs; Encouraging research; Exposing students to the process of supervising and mentoring research; Encouraging life-long continued study of materials and methods for clinical education