Mmi lessons learned

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Mmi lessons learned

  1. 1. MMI: Mechanics & Lessons Learned Stanford University School of Medicine Office of Student Services
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>High Level Support </li></ul><ul><li>Public Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul>
  3. 3. Institutional Support <ul><li>Key to accomplishing MMI </li></ul><ul><li>Dean Phillip Pizzo </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Charles Prober, Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Gabriel Garcia, Associate Dean for MD Admissions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Creating Public Opinion
  5. 5. Pre-Planning: Research <ul><li>Visit other schools who have already implemented MMI or will do so </li></ul><ul><li>Begin sharing information with staff on what MMI is </li></ul><ul><li>Get other school’s advice on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing/scheduling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended systems and processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials for applicants and interviewers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to organize </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Areas for Planning
  7. 7. Scheduling and Staff <ul><li>Involve staff in determining timeframe </li></ul><ul><li>Determine how many sessions/days </li></ul><ul><li>Decide size of groups to use </li></ul><ul><li>Select best days for applicants/interviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Plan day’s agenda </li></ul>
  8. 8. Facilities <ul><li>Work closely with building manager/facility owner </li></ul><ul><li>Educate facilities on MMI goals and requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Select location to accommodate applicant groups, flow of people, and supporting activities (meals, presentations, breaks.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Logistics Team
  10. 10. Rater Recruiting and Training <ul><li>Start as early as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule several possible training sessions: ensure broad participation </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure everyone attends training </li></ul><ul><li>Establish ground rules </li></ul><ul><li>Provide signs, checklists and reminders the day of interviews </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technical Support <ul><li>Begin working with them early to explain MMI </li></ul><ul><li>Establish what resources are needed on site (printers, audio/visual) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop good relationship so when problems do occur you get the response you need </li></ul>
  12. 12. Advance Preparation
  13. 13. Managing Participants <ul><li>Applicants are most likely nervous, but so are interviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Interviewers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule with enough time prior to interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk to them about MMI process, any concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide snacks/breaks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applicants: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain to them what to expect prior to interview sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-interview debriefs </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Staff Debriefings <ul><li>Schedule after every interview day </li></ul><ul><li>Determine what worked and what needed improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Make adjustments for the next session </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate staffing levels </li></ul>
  15. 15. Flexibility is Key <ul><li>Plan alternatives/backups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rater or interviewer delay or no-show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra forms and supporting materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MMI designed to be flexible process </li></ul>

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