James B McGee MD
  • James B. McGee, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine Assistant Dean for Medical Education Technology Director, Laboratory for Educational Technology

James B. McGee, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine Assistant Dean for Medical Education Technology Director, Laboratory for Educational Technology

Profile:

Office
M256 Mezzanine, Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Phone: 412-648-9679

Education
B.S., Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, 1982
M.D., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1987

Training
Internal Medicine, University of Florida - Jacksonville, 1990
Gastroenterology, University of Florida - Jacksonville, 1993
Advanced Endoscopy, Harvard Medical School - Beth Israel Deaconess, 1996

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Technology-enhanced medical education
Virtual Patients for medical education
Just in time learning
Electronic learning portfolios 

Profile
Dr. McGee's research focuses on the effectiveness of technology-based education, including simulators, and online and multimedia programs. Dr. McGee is studying performance improvement using online case-based learning and assessment and the effect of interactivity and multimedia on these learning tools. He is part of an NCI sponsored multi-year study to deliver “just-in-time” palliative care education to medical students. An initiative looks at the educational effect of personal electronic learning portfolios for medical and graduate students Dr. McGee's clinical interests include colon cancer screening and prevention.