Institute for Medical Educators

IME Library


The IME is pleased to provide selected resources recommended by previous workshop presenters and/or colleagues. We hope this will afford you the opportunity to follow up on learning topics you may be interested in. Recordings of past IME workshops are also available on this website (see “Past Training & Events“). Please contact Niela Darmani for book loan information at darmanin@westernu.edu  



The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions (2010)

 Seldin, P, Miller, JE, Seldin, CA, McKeachie, W. The Jossey-Bass Higher & Adult Education Series.


The Academic Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Documenting Teaching, Research, and Service (2008)

Seldin, P & Miller, JE. The Jossey-Bass Higher & Adult Education Series.


The Administrative Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Administrative Performance and Personnel Decisions (2002)
Seldin, P, Higgerson, ML. The Jossey-Bass Higher & Adult Education Series.



Teaching and Learning


Intuition and Meta-cognition in Medical Education: Keys to Developing Expertise (2006)

Quirk, ME. Springer Series on Medical Education.


What the Best College Teachers Do (2004)

Bain, K. Cambridge, Harvard University Press.


How Doctors Think (2008)

Groopman, JE. Boston: Houghton Mufflin Company.



Learning Styles


“Medical Student Success Types” – Links and Free Book Download (2010)

John Pelley, Ph.D.




Generational Issues (Student Advising)


Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled – and More Miserable Than Ever Before (2007)

Jean Twenge. NY: Free Press.


The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (2010)

Twenge, MT & Campbell, WK. NY: Free Press.


CAPE Pumerantz Library Resources