Teaching Interests & Activities
- Responsible for providing and enhancing educational experiences of medical students.
- Serve as advisor to medical students.
- Train students in clerkship-related clinical skills.
- Develop, design and administer patient problem simulations in multiple formats (standardized patients, paper simulations, computer simulations).
- Develop, design and administer performance-based assessments.
- Score clinical assessments and provide feedback to students on their interview skills.
- Developed Required Patient Encounter Card (RPE) to ensure all students are exposed to similar psychiatric illness during clerkship.
- Monitor student progress in meeting RPE requirements.
- Conduct individual midterm meetings to gauge progress and student needs.
Education & training
- Contributing Author: Toy EC, Klamen D. Case Files Psychiatry. 5th ed. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2016
- Contributing Author: Toy EC, Klamen D. Case Files Psychiatry. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2012.
- Contributing Author: Toy EC, Klamen D. Case Files Psychiatry. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2009.
- Paper: "Determining, Monitoring and Verifying Patient-Student Involvement (ED-2) In a Psychiatry Clerkship: Preliminary Findings." Academic Psychiatry 2006; 30(5) 397-402.
Poster: “Honors in a Psychiatry Clerkship: Comparison in a Changing Curriculum” for the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry held in San Ana Pueblo, New Mexico June 15-17, 2017
Poster: "Intra-Rotation Predictors of Successful Performance During the Psychiatry Clerkship Rotation. Association of Academic Psychiatry Conference. October 18, 2013, Charleston, SC.
"Nurse Educators as a Tool for Enhancing Medical Educators." Southern Illinois University School of Medicine's 1st Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning, February 2, 2010. Springfield, IL.
Bringing a Psychiatry Clerkship into Compliance with ED-2: One School's Endeavor." Association of Academic Psychiatry Conference, September 29, 2005, Chicago, IL.
- Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP)
- Faculty/Administrative Grievance Committee 2008-present