MENUCLOSE

 

Tag : medical education

MANUSCRIPT: Perceptions of UK medical graduates’ preparedness for practice: A multi-centre qualitative study reflecting the importance of learning on the job

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

Reflecting on what is missing in medical education – A letter to a mentor.

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.   Dear (Mentor): We began our conversation with the definition of learning: "Learning is the extraction

Interactive Medical Education With ArcheMedX

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
Continue Reading

Startup wants to transform continuing medical education to engage healthcare professionals

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. Joel
Continue Reading

ArcheMedX Learning Architecture Launches To Simplify Medical Education and Transform Assessment

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
Continue Reading

RESOURCE: Should we be more short term in our thinking about medical education?

"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