Can medical school be a “Fantastic Voyage?”

2012
Marc Triola and John Qualter

Marc Triola

Dr. Marc Triola is the Associate Dean for Educational Informatics at NYU School of Medicine. He directs the NYU School of Medicine Division of Educational Informatics (DEI), one of the largest medical educational technology laboratories in the country. Dr. Triola's research experience and expertise includes computer-based medical education, the use of Virtual Patients, and the assessment of change in knowledge and attitudes resulting from computer-assisted instruction. He chairs numerous committees at the state and national level, focused on the future of health professions educational technology development and research. DEI has played a key role in transforming medical education locally and is recognized internationally as a leader of innovation within medical education. Dr. Triola and DEI have been funded by the NIH, the IAIMS program, the National Science Foundation Advanced Learning Technologies Program, the Centers for Disease Control, and the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Triola is currently the Principal Investigator of a grant from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to support the development of NYU 3T: Teaching, Technology, Teamwork, which provides NYU medical and nursing students with longitudinal exposure to a diverse patient population and systematic interdisciplinary education in the competencies of team-based care; the first large scale medical-nursing education collaborative at NYU. His first textbook, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, was published by Addison Wesley.

John Qualter

John Qualter is a pioneer in the field of biomedical visualization, promoting the implementation of high-end 3D media in the healthcare industry. He co-founded BioDigital Systems in 2002 where he heads up digital content creation, consulting for clients in the device, pharmaceutical and communications industries. John is a Research Assistant Professor of Educational Informatics at NYU School of Medicine, where he works closely with radiologists, surgeons, and educators assisting in adding 3D models and animation into the medical school curriculum and physician training programs. At NYU, John has worked on projects including the Web Initiative for Surgical Education (WISE-MD), The Merrin Bedside Teaching Faculty Development Program, and The Patient Education Initiative. John is also adjunct faculty at NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies. John is currently directing the completion of the BioDigital Human virtual anatomy models in collaboration with NYU School of Medicine’s Division of Educational Informatics and the Anatomy Faculty. John obtained a Master of Science in Digital Imaging and Design from New York University’s Center for Advanced Digital Applications. He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he studied studio art, digital media, and biology.

Can medical school be a “Fantastic Voyage?” (Marc Triola)

Science Kit for Mark Triola & John Qualter

 

Greetings,

Thank you for your interest in our talk about the Biodigital Human and the learning ecosystem. You can find more information, publications, and links to the tools we talked about online at: http://dei.med.nyu.edu/tedmed.

We welcome questions and would love to hear how you are using the learning ecosystem at your school, company, or job.

Thanks again for your interest,

Marc Triola and John Qualter
NYU School of Medicine and Biodigital Systems

Can medical school be a “Fantastic Voyage?” (John Qualter)

Science Kit for Mark Triola & John Qualter

 

Greetings,

Thank you for your interest in our talk about the Biodigital Human and the learning ecosystem. You can find more information, publications, and links to the tools we talked about online at: http://dei.med.nyu.edu/tedmed.

We welcome questions and would love to hear how you are using the learning ecosystem at your school, company, or job.

Thanks again for your interest,

Marc Triola and John Qualter 
NYU School of Medicine and Biodigital Systems

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