Lincoln Memorial University

Educational Resources


For community-based teaching

Alguire, P.C. (2001). Teaching in your office: a guide to instructing medical students and residents. Philadelphia, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. ($34.95)

Deutsch, S. L. (1997). Community-based teaching: a guide to developing education programs for medical students and residents in the practitioner's office. Philadelphia (Pa.), American College of Physicians. ($29.95)

Paulman, P.M., J. Susman, et al. (2000). Precepting medical students in the office. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press. ($28.00)

New medical radiation resource available.     
REAC/TS releases proceedings from fifth international medical radiation symposium and workshop.

Gain access to some of the most renowned medical radiation experts from around the globe sharing case studies and research along with cutting-edge technologies and procedures for diagnosing and treating radiation injuries and illnesses captured from the Fifth International REAC/TS Symposium on the Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness.

The compilation of this information from 37 expert presenters and more than 100 authors of scientific papers does not exist anywhere else; topics ranged from the Fukushima radiation disaster, radiation stem cell therapy, using ultrasound for diagnosis of radiation injury to practical radiation medical applications-just to name a few.

REAC/TS hosted the symposium and has published the proceedings as The Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness: Medical Management--Proceedings of the Fifth International REAC/TS Symposium on the Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness and the Biodosimetry Workshop. This symposium attracted almost 200 participants from 18 countries who came to hear these experts discuss the advances in the diagnosis and management of radiation emergencies and illnesses.

This book also includes proceedings from a biodosimetry workshop that followed the symposium and featured a number of discussions related to basic, translational and clinical research involving use of multiple biodosimetry assays for radiation injury and dose assessment.

For more information or to order the book, visit:
The proceedings book in both hard copy and electronic copy (Kindle version) is available for sale on


Learn Best Practices in OMT Coding
The AOA recently published the second edition of our Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) Coding Instructional Manual on This must-read resourceb�available only to AOA membersb�enumerates the best practices related to OMT coding and documentation. The revised Manual includes the history of OMT coding, identification of OMT codes in CPTB)2013, appropriate use of the OMT codes, OMT documentation, and procedures for handling denied claims.  To let members know about this important resource, the AOA recently hosted a free webinar featuring AOA Trustee Boyd R. Buser, DO, talking about key changes to the manual and the best practices to ensure that you are properly billing, documenting and being paid for performing OMT.  Watch a replay of the webinar online

FREE with AOA membership

Free Open Access Medical Education resources 

The IDEA Center ( ) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve colleges and universities committed to improving learning, teaching and leadership performance. The Center supports the evaluation and development of both programs and people. To stay on the cutting edge, The IDEA Center's experts constantly evaluate and reevaluate its services. Extensive data collection, research and feedback from our clients have resulted in continuous enhancement of our services. The emphasis of The IDEA Center always remains on improving teaching, learning and the higher education process.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Training and Continuing Education Online

The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE, was founded in 1972 in Copenhagen, to foster communication among medical educators and to help promote national associations for medical education throughout Europe. AMEE helps teachers, doctors, researchers, administrators, curriculum developers, assessors and students keep up to date with developments in the rapidly changing world of medical and healthcare professions education. AMEE's activities include the annual conferences; Publications including Medical Teacher and AMEE education guides; courses such as ESME, ESMEA and ESTEME; projects including MedEdWorld, BEME and MedEdCentral; and Special Interest Groups.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The CME/CE activities are provided by PRIME Education, Inc. (PRIMEB.) and are accredited for a multi-disciplinary audience of health care practitioners. These activities are supported by contract number HHSA290201000006G from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. User data collected through these activities will reside on PRIME's educational portal for use by AHRQ.

Alliance for Clinical Education

The Alliance for Clinical Education (ACE) is a multidisciplinary group formed in 1992 to enhance clinical instruction of medical students. ACE’s mission is to foster collaboration across specialties in order to promote excellence in clinical education of medical students.

Pulse--voices from the heart of medicine is a free online publication that you, your faculty and your students may want to subscribe and submit to.Pulse was launched six years ago by the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Every Friday afternoon, Pulse e-mails its readers a first-person story or poem--written by patients, physicians, students, nurses and other health professionals--about giving or receiving health care. The writing in Pulse is superb. Its compelling stories, which explore, with authenticity and sensitivity, the impact of healthcare experiences, are routinely picked up by national publications like the Washington Post, Shots (NPR's health blog) and Don Berwick, founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement has said, "I don't just read Pulse, I adore it. The supply of compelling, often poetic accounts is the best around."Pulse is used by health educators to teach professionalism and humanistic care; it is read by many others for pleasure and for affirmation of what we do.
To have a look at Pulse and to subscribe, visit


The Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL, is committed to personal, professional and organizational transformation. Since 2005, AAL has provided customized professional development, leadership training and consulting services for more than 100 higher education institutions throughout the world. Our clients include academic health care institutions, administrators and executives, faculty and staff, practitioners and associations, as well as universities and community colleges.


    1. Writing Effective Learning Objectivesa. Systems Learning Objective Template
    2. Visual Design Guidelines
    3. Speaking With PowerPoint
    4. Writing Effective Exam Items
    5. Writing Scenario Based Question Items
    6. NOBME Exam Writing Guidelines: Request a copy
    7. Interpreting Item Analysis
    8. Tests on Blackboard

Creating Test Questions for Blackboard upload

  1. Classroom Teaching Techniques
  2. The Efficient Preceptor

The Teaching Perspectives Inventory measures teachers' orientations to their roles as managers of the learning process. The Inventory yields five alternative points of view (perspectives) on teaching by asking structured questions about teachers' actions in the teaching setting, their intentions how they organize the learning situation, and their beliefs about fundamental principles of teaching and learning

Teaching Physician - a publication of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Precepting Resources

HIPAA video (State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company) (01:01:28)

MDs interested in precepting DO students are especially encouraged to visit:
AACOM Faculty and Preceptor Development

Interprofessional Education  has a variety of educational tips and tools including feedback, assessment, maximizing learning in the ER, and the problem learner.

Principles of Medical Educational:  Maximizing Your Teaching Skills
Location: Harvard Medical School
Date: March 19-21, 2014
Cost: $895.00

Assessment and Evaluation

  1. Mid rotation feedback Example video clip (00.013:40)
  2. End of rotation evaluation instructions video clip (00.09:47) 

Graduate Medical Education

Title:  Would An Osteopathic Residency Benefit My Hospital?
Date: May 16, 2012
Time: 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Creating and Delivering Student-Centered Presentations (Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine)
This link takes you to the site that offers the five modules - each includes a PPT audio recording (each less than 15 minutes in length) and an accompanying handout (pdf files).


DynaMed Weekly Update free CME credit

Patti Stubenberg, MPH, PhD, CCMEP, CHES
Director, Continuing Medical Education and Preceptor Development
Lincoln Memorial University-
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
office: 423.869.6819


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