Medical Education Informatics

The Medical Education Informatics Research Group (MEI) focuses on exploring shifting paradigms in education and breakthroughs in information technologies for implementation in novel and impactful learning modalities in healthcare education. The group consists of a diverse scientific pool ranging from healthcare and education experts such as medical doctors and academics all the way to technology experts such as engineers IT specialists and programmers. Research in the MEI-RG follows several axes.

On one axis exploring contemporary pedagogies in medical (and dental) education focusing on experiential and active learning such as problem based learning and case/scenario-based learning; virtual patients and the gamification of content aims to provide medical students and overall healthcare learners with rich interactive educational content in order to facilitate their need for rapid absorption of the ever evolving healthcare curriculum...