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May 1959

News and Comment

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1959;97(5_PART_I):648. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1959.02070010650015

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ANNOUNCEMENTS  Institute on Medical Teaching.—The Second Summer Institute on Medical Teaching jointly sponsored by the University of Buffalo and the Association of American Medical Colleges will be held in Buffalo, June 9-18, 1959. The Institute will provide an opportunity for medical instructors to join specialists in Education in an examination of teaching and learning in medical schools. Included in the presentations, demonstrations, and discussions led by University of Buffalo faculty from the Schools of Medicine, Education, and Arts and Science will be such topics as the nature of learning; the nature of medical students and medical faculties; the philosophical background for higher education in the United States; the use of the lecture and laboratory, ward exercise and clinical conference, as well as less familiar methods of instruction; the use of tests and other appraisal devices for measuring student performance in a Medical School. Opportunity for consultation on individual instructional

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