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Projects in the field of medical education

in progress

2007 - ongoing The NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) Project

A comprehensive media rich on-line module to teach Drug Abuse diagnosis, counseling, and treatment. PIs are Paul Lanken MD (PENN) and Barbara Schindler MD (DUCoM).

Project Design, Video Production and Postproduction (in production).

in progress

2007 - ongoing Medical and Psychological Aspects of Pregnancy Loss

A comprehensive media rich on-line module to teach Medical and Psychological Aspects of Pregnancy Loss. PI is Pamela Geller PhD (Psychology) with coPI Mark Woodland MD (OBS/GYN).

Project Design, Production and Postproduction (in production).

in progress

2007 - ongoing Mary DeWitt Pettit Project for teaching Differential Diagnostic Skills

This is a pilot project to figure new ways using technology for the teaching of Differential Diagnostic Skills. PI is Sue Zern MD

Project Design, Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).


2007 - ongoing WebOSCE

WebOSCE is a novel system that allows the practice and assessment of communication skills, using on-line video chate technology. In 2007 we did a research project with 80 residents. Preliminary results show that they were able to use almost 50% more essential communications skills when giving bad news than a control group that did not practice with WebOSCE.

Project Design, Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).


2007 - ongoing The HHC (New York Health and Hospitals Corp) Depression Score Project PHQ9

Depression is common, presents with or worsens somatic symptoms, and is often overlooked by physicians. This project teaches how to do the computer assisted screening and tells about depression diagnosis and treatment.

Project Design and Production Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).

2006 - 2008 The GEM (Gender and Ethnics in Medicine) Project

The GEM Project is a program of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership to improve health status of women and ethnic minorities. This is a multi-pronged approach through: education of healthcare providers and community members, research, and leadership.

Project Design, Production and Postproduction (in production).

2006 - ongoing ClinicalSkills Portal

A site aimed to assist students and medical teachers in the process of learning in providing them with a collection of reviewed media assets - mainly movies.

Project Design and Production Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).

2004 - 2007 DocCom, a collection of 40 online modules for the learning and assessment of medical communication skills

By the American Academy of Physician and Patient. Project design by Dennis Novack, Ronald Seizow, William Clark, Christof Daetwyler. Each of the 40 modules are authored by a renowned specialist.

Project Design and Production Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).

2003 - 2005 Neurologische Differenzialdiagnostik, Begleit DVD zur 5. Auflage (in GERMAN LANGUAGE)

By Marco Mumenthaler, Christof Daetwyler-Pina and Claudio Bassetti for the Georg-Thieme Publishing House

This DVD is an addition to the 5th edition of a textbook written by Mumenthaler M and Bassetti C. Director, Designer, Programmer. 2005 (in production).

2002 - 2004 Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic

By Joe Henderson, Christof Daetwyler-Pina, Sharon Phelan et al. at the IML (Interactive Media Laboratory at Dartmouth Medical School) for the R.W. Johnson Foundation

I was the Associate Producer (Produced by Joseph Henderson) of this Internet- and CD-ROM based multimedia program for education of primary care physicians (especially GYN/OBS) to help pregnant women quit smoking (simulated clinic with scripted patients and learning resources).

2003 - 2004 Dr. Koop Video Site at http://iml.dartmouth.edu/koop/

By C. Everett Koop (former Surgeon General of the United States), Christof Daetwyler-Pina and Jay Baudoin at the IML (Interactive Media Laboratory at Dartmouth Medical School)

An Internet video site where Dr. C. Everett Koop tells “the stories behind” public health policy (mainly HIV/AIDS, Tobacco and Ethics). This is the first project im involved with that is dealing with medical history.

2001 - 2004 Leitsymptom Schmerz Volume I and II, in GERMAN LANGUAGE (Book with CD-ROM)

By Robert Pfund, Fritz Zahnd, Eleonore Ernst, Christof Daetwyler-Pina for the Georg-Thieme Publishing House

Robert Pfund and Fritz Zahnd, two very ambitious physical therapists, took the decision that a mere book can't serve their need to instruct complex treatement techniques.We produced together two CD ROMs with more than 200 short videoclips each, made easy accessible by a one screen multimedia interface. Lollo Ernst did a great job in acting as the model on whom the technique is demonstrated.

2000 - 2001 Publication about Computers in Education

By Christof Daetwyler-Pina (editor) et al.

I had the honor to edit a two volume publication about Computers in (medical) education at the "Zeitschrift für Hochschuldidaktik" - the publication of the Austrian Association for Didactics in Higher Education. Here you find an online version of both volumes.

1999 - 2006 Kopfschmerz interaktiv (German 2000) - Maux de tete interactif (French 2001) - Headache-interactive.online (English 2006)

By Marco Mumenthaler and Christof Daetwyler-Pina for Glaxo Wellcome and Astra Zeneca

The second project of Marco Mumenthaler and me. It's a program to teach / learn / facilate the history taking skills. The program is strictly case-based with supplemented theory.
Headache interactive has been awarded with the EASA2000 - one of the most valuable awards for educational media in europe.

1999 - 2004 Chirurgie Interaktiv (German 1999)

By Heinz Becker, Christiane Hennecke, Christof Daetwyler-Pina et al. for the Dept. of Surgery at the University of Goettingen with a grant from the Ministry for Education and Research of Lower Saxony.

Surgery interacitve was made together with the surgeons of the University of Göttingen in Germany. I gave workshops in Göttingen to enable the people there to produce the materials in a way that everything fits together. For this aim, a editable Internet-Database has been developed and used to allow a "decentral authorship".

1994 - 2001 Neurologie interactiv (1998) - Neurology interactive (2001)

By Marco Mumenthaler, Christof Daetwyler-Pina at the AUM (Dept. for Educational Media of the Medical School at the University of Berne)

One of the most ambitioned project I have worked on is 'Neurology Interactive, in which 10 so-called virtual patients can be examined with the common neurological examination tools - and react to these interactions in an appropriate way.The program won the EASA98 (European Academic Software Award) out of 250 ompetitors. It was also awarded as "Best Education CD-ROM of Switzerland" 1999 at the Orbit in Basel. The German version is available at the Georg-Thieme Verlag, ISBN 3-13-115691-0

1995 - 2004 Der Augenfundus (German 1996) - The ocular fundus (2007) - Der Augenfundus Version 2 (German 2004)

By Christof Daetwyler-Pina, Daniel Mojon, Fritz Koerner at the AUM (Dept. for Educational Media of the Medical School at the University of Berne)

The ocular fund is a hybrid-Production (CD-ROM and Internet: URL http://medweb.dartmouth.edu/OcularFund/ ) wich is mainly a tutorial but with some interesting parts. It would be very easy to adopt the program-structure to be used as shell for other materials where the understanding is made up by pattern-recognition.
Finalist at the MultiMedia-Transfer'99 at the LearnTec99 in Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

1994 - 1995 Fundus Diabeticus (1996)

By Christof Daetwyler-Pina at the AUM (Dept. for Educational Media of the Medical School at the University of Berne)

Fundus Diabeticus is a simple learning object about alterations of the ocular fundus caused by diabetes.

Other Projects

2005 - ongoing The "Portraits Project"

By Christof Daetwyler-Pina and Ernesto Matthias de Pina Walde

The project shows how persons of different age, culture and background answer the same set of 24 questions about their beliefs. It allows you to move between the interviewees and their responses freely.

Project Co-Design, Management, Production and Postproduction (in production).

2004 O Presépio do Ico DVD - Ico's Nativity Scene DVD - Ico's Weihnachtskrippe DVD

By Magalene Pina-Daetwyler and Christof Daetwyler-Pina

Documentary movie about Ico and his nativity scene. In Portuguese, with English and German subtitles.

2003 Utãpinopona Basamori - Tuyuca dance-songs - Cantos dançados Utãpinoponaye-Tuyuka

By Higino and Gilherme Tenório, Aloisio and Flora Cabalzar, Marlui Miranda, Magalene Pina Daetwyler, Christof Daetwyler-Pina et al. at the Montogomery Endowment at Dartmouth College for the Tuyuka tribe

Set of 3 Audio CDs with songs from the Tuyuka tribe. I was involved in the production of the booklet explaining the songs in Tuyuka, Portuguese and English language.You can download an Adobe pdf file of the booklet here (3.9 MB).

2003 Amazon @ Dartmouth CD-ROM

By Christof Daetwyler-Pina, Magalene Pina-Daetwyler, Ernesto Pina Walde, Piers Armstrong et al. for the Department of Spanish and Portugiese at Dartmouth College

Supplementary CD-ROM for the Amazon Conference at Dartmouth College.

2001 Medizinalpflanzen interaktiv erleben (in GERMAN LANGUAGE)

By Magalene Pina Daetwyler, Christof Daetwyler-Pina and Richard Bolli for Carica Editions with a production grant from the SMGP

Magalene and I share a great interest in medical herbs - and in education in general. We created this CD in collaboration with Switzerland's most experienced medical herbs folks: Dr Reinhard Saller (Director of "Natural medicine" section of the department for internal medicine at the Zurich University Hospital), Dr Klemens Bruehwiler (First President of the SMGP Swiss Medical Society for Herbal Medicine) and the Botanist Dr Richard Bolli. The CD connects 17 herbs with the portraits of 8 patients using them.