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Helpful Documents and Templates

Standard Documents and Forms

The documents and forms listed below include descriptions, examples of usage, and where they are typically used in the curriculum. You can sort each column by clicking on the header. This is not an exhaustive list of the materials available to you, but should help you get started.

Material NameDescriptionLast UpdatedUsed in
Material NameDescriptionUsed in
Activity TemplateThis Activity Template should be filled out for every activity (e.g. lecture, core cases, etc.).July 2021Phase 1, 2
Activity Template for DoCSThis Activity Template should be filled out for every activity in DoCS.August 2021Phase 1
Bingo CardThis 'bingo' card can be modified to use during team-based activities to ensure faculty facilitators do not call on the same group(s) too often. Modify for the appropriate number of groups as needed.August 2021All phases
Consent to Take Photographs or Video FormThis form must be signed and collected if you plan on taking or using photos / video of patients for educational purposes. Make sure you store any completed forms somewhere secure.December 2021All phases
Core Case Sample Facilitation GuideThis is one option for faculty designers to create a facilitation guide for core cases. These guides are crucial to ensure facilitators at each campus feel comfortable in delivering content that they may not have designed themselves. Another option is to put this type of detail in slide notes in PowerPoint. If you follow the latter option, you can also choose to print out PPT notes if you need a print copy.August 2019Phase 1
Core Case Facilitation Observation Feedback FormThis document is used by peer educators / instructional designers when faculty request a core case teaching observation. It is blend of multiple forms developed by medical educators around the world. July 2019Phase 1
Detailed Weekly Overview TemplateUse this template .xslx file to fill out your weekly detailed overview for each Block course. Modify as needed.August 2020Phase 1
Facilitator Guide for In-Person Session - Core CaseUse this document to develop your facilitator guide for Core Case sessions.January 2020All phases
Facilitator Guide for In-Person Session - TBLUse this document to develop your facilitator guide for TBL sessions.January 2020All phases
Flipped Classroom Observation Feedback FormThis Flipped Classroom Observation Feedback document is used by peer educators / instructional designers when when faculty request a teaching observation. It is helpful for writing up feedback after observing faculty deliver curricular content in a flipped classroom format. It is blend of multiple forms developed by medical educators around the world. All phases
Lecture Facilitation Observation Feedback FormThis Lecture Facilitation Observation Feedback document is used by peer educators / instructional designers when when faculty request a teaching observation. It is helpful for writing up feedback after observing faculty deliver curricular content in a lecture format. It is blend of multiple forms developed by medical educators around the world. July 2019Phase 1
LogosThis UICOM logo is used on all curricular materials. It can be embedded into documents or used more of an ad hoc way.

Other logos (e.g., campus-specific, different file formats, etc.) can be found here.
September 2022All phases
NBME Item Writing GuideThe NBME published an update to their item writing guide. This link is view only. November 2020All phases
Patient Log Directions for Clerkship Directors and CoordinatorsThis PowerPoint slide deck shows clerkship directors and coordinators how to access and grade patient logs.January 2020Phase 2
Phase 1 Block Course Blank Weekly OverviewUse this document to keep track of how your block course will be delivered. Work with your coordinators to ensure the drop down options are correct.July 2021Phase 1
Phase 1 Course Report TemplateUse this template to complete your Phase 1 Course ReportsMarch 2022Phase 1
Phase 1 Course Report ProcessUse this document to better understand the course report process.March 2022Phase 1
Phase 1 Course Review ProcessUse this guide to help you better understand the course review process. March 2022Phase 1
Phase 1 Longitudinal Course Review TimingThis document serves as a guide for you to ensure timely course reviews.March 2022Phase 1
Phase 1 SCB Course Review TemplateUse this template for SCB course reviews.March 2022Phase 1
Phase 1 Standardized Curricular Content Delivery Terms and DefinitionsThis document is an overview of the revised standardized terms for delivery types. Note that these same terms are also included on this page.July 2021Phase 1
PowerPoint Content Delivery ExampleA PowerPoint slide deck template with the UICOM logo embedded in it. When using this template, faculty can use different styles than just the white background and black text, though we recommend they be conservative with the use of images and text when possible. The second slide in the slide deck is a conflict-of-interest (COI) slide to use when needed. It also includes a slide for communication preferences (chat, mic, breakout rooms, etc.). You can add these icons to pertinent slides to indicate suggestions for interactivity and communication preferences.September 2022All phases
PowerPoint TimerYou can customize this PowerPoint timer to be used for various activities.January 2020All phases
Professional Development Feedback FormProfessional Development Concerns FormAugust 2021All phases
Standard SyllabusThe UICOM Standard syllabus to be used for each course, block, clerkship, etc. Check back each AY if it has been updated.All phases
TBL Appeals FormTBL Appeals Form for students to complete.Phase 1, 2
TBL PowerPoint ExampleTBL PowerPoint TemplateNovember 2022Phase 1
USMLE Content Outline (2022)USMLE Content Outline for 2022July 2022All phases
Writing MCQ ChecklistThis document can aid you in creating a well-constructed multiple-choice question.
November 2022Phase 1, 2