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Project Leader: Marcus Law. Dr. Marcus Law is currently the Director of Foundations, MD Program, at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine.  He also serves as the Director of Medical Education at the Michael Garron Hospital

Research Interests: His academic focus is in the area of advocacy in medical education, both teaching advocacy and advocating for learners using innovative pedagogical approaches.


This website contains materials for use by other instructors teaching a blended, flipped or online course where teaching basic medical knowledge to first year MD students of diverse educational backgrounds to medicine is a priority. The materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license, so they can be modified with attribution to the authors.

The curriculum consists of nine modules. Each module contains one or all of the following:

1) A standalone Articulate Storyline (SCORM) object which can be used to teach/reinforce learning as one stand-alone lesson. Each module consists of a sequence of learning resources, typically including: animations, graphics, text, voice over, interactive objects and short video.

2) A lecture video to be used to supplement or as a stand in lesson.

3) A PDF Resource with readings, diagrams and self assessed multiple choice questions.

All materials have been designed to meet WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards. Learning objects are keyboard accessible and/or alternative formats are provided.


 

GENES

CHROMOSOMES

MOLECULES

CELL BIOLOGY

TISSUES & ORGANS

EMBRYOLOGY

GROWING UP

NUTRITION &
EXERCISE

DRUGS

MODULE 1: Genes

STORYLINE MODULES 

MODULE  1

VIDEO LINKS

Genetic Counselling
The Cell and Nucleic Acids

MODULE 3: Molecules

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1

VIDEO LINKS

Diagnostic Testing
Basic Hormone Physiology & Action

MODULE 5: Tissues & Organs

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1
MODULE 2

VIDEO LINKS

Cancer Prevention and Screening in Ontario

MODULE 7: Growing Up

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1
MODULE 2

PDF RESOURCES

Well Child Visits

MODULE 9: Drugs

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1

MODULE 2: Chromosomes

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1
MODULE 2

VIDEO LINKS

Chromosomal Genetic Variants

MODULE 4: Cell Biology

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1

PDF RESOURCES

Introduction to Blood Cells
Burns

MODULE 6: Embryology

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1
MODULE 2
MODULE 3

MODULE 8: Nutrition & Exercise

STORYLINE MODULES

MODULE 1
MODULE 2
MODULE 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

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