Background: There is evidence that graduates of different medical schools vary in their preparedness for their first post. In 2003 Goldacre et al. reported that over 40% of UK medical graduates did not feel prepared and found large differences between graduates of different schools. A follow-up survey showed that levels
Below is an excerpt from a letter I recently sent to a friend and mentor.
I hope by sharing it it may inspire others to think through these issues, and hopefully to share their ideas with the community.
We began our conversation with the definition of learning: "Learning is the extraction
ArcheMedX, a healthcare informatics and e-learning technology company, is the brainchild of Joel Selzer, serial entrepreneur (Ozmosis and Medical Funding Services) and Brian S. McGowan, PhD, author of #SocialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare. With Joel's experience building healthcare technology businesses and Brian's broad experience in medical education, leading
When you think of medical education and social media, it tends to be associated with medical school student and physician online communities or if you think gaming — medical simulators or video segments led by a physician.One startup has developed software designed to make continuing education for groups of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals more interactive.
Continuing medical education programs powered by the ArcheMedX connected learning platform deliver more engaging content, enabling clinicians to efficiently extract critical insights and apply more meaningful lessons to clinical practice.
https://archemedx.com | ArcheMedX (/ärkˈ – ki – med - ics/), a healthcare informatics and e-learning technology company, launched today ahead of
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"George Miller famously said in the context of medical education that, “assessment drives learning,” and Richard Hays in a different take on the same subject said, “if assessment drives learning, then let’s ensure that it drives learning in the right direction.” Both quotes emphasise the importance of assessment in medical
"Along the same lines as using HIT, a recent article looked at ways for health care providers to adopt the use of social media for health care related activities. Specifically, Brian S. McGowan, PhD, noted that the continuing medical education (CME) community has not “fully adopted the use of social media