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Fact Sheet

Learner Contact Hours from 2009 - Current Year

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach medical students, nursing students, residents, fellows, faculty and community participants. The learner contact hours for clinical skills since the inception of the ATACS Center are presented in Table 1.

Table 1: Learner Contact Hours from 2009 - Current Year

LearnersContact Hours
MSI-MSII 56,688
MSIII 23,058
MSIV 112
Nursing 889
Residents 947
Fellows 30
Faculty 984
Community 7,936
   
Total Contact Hours 90,644

Learner Contact Hours for MS I and MS II

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach medical students in their first and second year for two hours per week for 34 educational weeks. The scheduled student contact hours for the Medical Skills Course, which is one of the four student courses during the first two years, are presented in Table 2.

Table 2: Learner Contact Hours for MS I-II per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2009-2010 40 2,880
2010-2011 100 6,760
2011-2012 140 9,420
2012-2013 163 10,823
2013-2014 197 13,117
2014-2015 206 13,688

Learner Contact Hours for MS III

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach medical students in their third year clerkship rotations. The learner contact hours for clinical skills during the third year are presented in Table 3.

Table 3: Learner Contact Hours for MS III per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2011-2012 40 3,660
2012-2013 60 5,490
2013-2014 80 7,320
2014-2015 80 6,588

Learner Contact Hours for MS IV

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach medical students in their third year clerkship rotations. The learner contact hours for clinical skills during the fourth year are presented in Table 4.

Table 4: Learner Contact Hours for MS IV per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2012-2013 40 24
2013-2014 60 32
2014-2015 80 56

Learner Contact Hours for Nurses

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach nursing students from the GGHSON. The learner contact hours for clinical skills during the academic year are presented in Table 5.

Table 5: Learner Contact Hours for Nurses per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2011-2012 5 45
2012-2013 10 90
2013-2014 15 120
2014-2015 80 634

Learner Contact Hours for Residents

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach residents during their rotations. The learner contact hours for clinical skills during the year are presented in Table 6.

Table 6: Learner Contact Hours for Residents per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2009-2010 10 77
2010-2011 15 112
2011-2012 20 138
2012-2013 40 170
2013-2014 50 202
2014-2015 60 248

Learner Contact Hours for Fellows

Currently, the center is scheduled to teach fellows during their rotations. The learner contact hours for clinical skills during the year are presented in Table 7.

Table 7: Learner Contact Hours for Fellows per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2012-2013 2 8
2013-2014 4 10
2014-2015 6 12

Learner Contact Hours for Faculty

A total of 44 faculty participated in 4 Faculty Development Courses Clinical Skills Module  from 2011 to 2015. The Learner contact hours for clinical skills during FDC X-XIII are presented in Table8.

Table 8: Learner Contact Hours for Faculty per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2011-2012 12 312
2012-2013 10 260
2013-2014 12 192
2014-2015 10 220

Learner Contact Hours for Community

A total of * community learners participated in Clinical Skills Modules  from 2011 to 2015. The Learner contact hours for clinical skills during the year are presented in Table 9.

Table 9: Learner Contact Hours for Faculty per Academic Year

Academic YearNumber of LearnersContact Hours
2009-2010 * 900
2010-2011 * 1,200
2011-2012 * 1,250
2012-2013 * 1,345
2013-2014 * 1,525
2014-2015 * 1,716

  


Faculty Development

A total of 143 faculty participated in 10 Faculty Development Courses(FDC) from 2003 to 2012. On average, faculty participated in FDC within 10 months from their hiring dates.

Table 10 Demographics of Participants in the Faculty Development Courses

 FemaleMaleAsianHispanicURMWhite
Participants 57 (40%) 86 (60%) 26 (18%) 51 (36%) 7 (5%) 59 (41%)

Table 11 Accomplishments of Participants in 13 Faculty Development Courses

 Teaching AwardsAdmin LeadershipEducational LeadershipTenure Promotion
Participants 42 4 46 20

Staff

The Medical Education Buildings ATACS Center was occupied in 2008 by two staff members in order for the Center to be operational for the 2009-2010 academic year. It was the hard work and dedication of these two individuals that are responsible for what the Center now has to offer. With the continued expansion of class size and the numerous sessions now held at the Center the need for more staff members has allowed the ATACS Center to grow to eight staff members, all with unique talents and expertise.

The Technical Assistant Director supervises 3 specialists, and is responsible for the operation and technical support of the Center. The Educational Assistant Director supervises the Medical Skills Course Coordinator, and trains 50 Standardized Patients. The Administrative Assistant Director, supervises a Senior Business Assistant, and is responsible for budget, contract, purchasing, and communication & marketing.

Table 12 Staff Growth

 20082009201020112012201320142015
Staff 2 5 6 6 6 7 8 8
Standardized Patients 0 40 40 45 50 50 50 50
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