Implementing MEDLOG an E-portfolio to improve student engagements in self-initiated clinical encounters and participation in practical procedures

Principal Supervisor

Professor Shekhar M. Kumta, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology


3 years

Approved Budget

HK $800,000

  • Project Objectives
  • Key deliverables expected
  • Evaluation of deliverables/outcomes
  • Dissemination of deliverables/outcomes

Project Objectives

  • Develop an Electronic portfolio that will enable students to document the scope and dimensions of their clinical encounters and their participation in practical procedures
  • To enable students to use E-portfolio as a means to collect and present evidence of strengths and mastery of clinical competencies
  • To enable students to engage in a self-reflective process of professional development
  • Key deliverables expected and timelines for completion

    Set up for the E-platform
  • IT infra-structure & Customization
  • Meeting with the academic programme advisors
  • January – March 2013
    Implementation trial
  • Briefing and debriefing of Year-3 & Year 4 Students
  • April – July 2013
    Launching the Portfolio July 2013
    Interim Data Evaluation
  • Scope and Types of Encounters
  • Comments and feedback from Program Leaders
  • July 2014
    Evidence of Impact
    Number and scope of encounters documented
    Number of practical procedures involved in
    September 2015

    Arrangements for evaluation of project deliverables/outcomes

  • Focus group Interviews
  • Interviews with Clinical Module Teachers
  • Final Examinations Data on Practical Skills
  • Means for disseminating project deliverables/outcomes

  • Discussion at Faculty Retreat
  • Annual Teaching and Learning Workshops organized by the Teaching and Learning Resource Centre of the Faculty of Medicine
  • Presentations at the APMEC – Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference in Singapore