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ABSTRACT: An online spaced-education game for global continui… [Ann Surg. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract
OBJECTIVE:
To assess the efficacy of a “spaced-education” game as a method of continuing medical education (CME) among physicians across the globe.
BACKGROUND:
The efficacy of educational games for the CME has yet to be established. We created a novel online educational game by incorporating game mechanics into “spaced education” (SE), an evidence-based method of online CME.

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Brian S McGowan, PhD

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Brian is a research scientist and educational technologist. He helped transform Pfizer’s Medical Education Group and previously served in educational leadership roles at HealthAnswers, Inc.; Acumentis, LLC.; Cephalon; and Wyeth. He taught graduate medical education programs at Arcadia University for 10 years. Dr. McGowan recently authored the book "#socialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare" and has been invited to speak internationally on the subject of information flow, technology, and learning in healthcare.

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