Mission Statement

The mission of the EVMS Master of Medical and Health Professions Education program (MMHPE) is to prepare educational leaders in various medical and health professions organizational settings by providing advanced education in the areas of learning, assessment, curriculum, instruction (including simulation), research, evaluation, leadership, and professionalism with an emphasis on real-world, practical applications.

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Medical and Health Professions Education Program (MMHPE) are:

Goal 1:  educational leaders who integrate the science of adult learning with evidence-based instruction, curriculum development, learner assessment, and program evaluation (TEACHING).

  • SLO 1.1 apply adult learning theories to knowledge evaluation and construction
  • SLO 1.2 illustrate how knowledge assessment strategies relate to curriculum and instruction design
  • SLO 1.3 design evidence-based instruction for various MHPE learning situations and learners
  • SLO 1.4 devise plans for implementing educational programs
  • SLO 1.5 evaluate educational problems

Goal 2:  reflective educational leaders who will serve the needs of their communities (LEADERSHIP)

  • SLO 2.1 perform ongoing assessment of personal leadership traits, strengths, and skills
  • SLO 2.2 adhere to a personal leadership philosophy
  • SLO 2.3 strategize solutions to current challenges facing MHPE leadership and professionalism
  • SLO 2.4 role model best practices in MHPE leadership
  • SLO 2.5 apply principles of life-long learning to the study of leadership and professionalism

Goal 3:  educational leaders who can critique, apply, and share scholarship in medical and health professions education (SCHOLARSHIP)

  • SLO 3.1 interpret educational research and use it to inform decisions regarding teaching and learning
  • SLO 3.2 promote different types of educational scholarship
  • SLO 3.3 work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders (e.g., faculty, administrators, researchers, practitioners, agencies, professional organizations)