“Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt In my April post, I shared some thoughts about the way we often provide feedback to our residents. To summarize, I pondered our use of normative-referenced […]
By Lynfa Stroud (@LynfaStroud) “True wisdom is knowing what you don’t know.” – Confucius I ended my last post saying I was going to follow-up with residents’ perceptions of score versus comments on ITERs, but I’m […]
By Lynfa Stroud (@LynfaStroud) “Expectation is the root of all heartache.” – William Shakespeare In my role as an attending on the general medicine wards, I complete In-Training Evaluation Reports (ITERs) for the residents who […]
(From the EiC: Please welcome Lynfa Stroud to the ICE blog editorial board. Lynfa is authoring a new regular feature Pause for Thought based on observations from the life of a CE. If you have […]
By Jamiu Busari (@jobusar)
On August 29, 2014, the second international ICENet Summit took place in Milan, Italy. In attendance were 18 international clinician educators (CEs) from North America, Asia, Australia, Mid-East and Europe. The event, which was a follow up to the inaugural summit in Prague last year, featured four dynamic CEs who pitched separate controversial ideas. The provocateurs aimed to challenge and stretch the thinking of attendees, and generate new ideas based on different cultural, educational and professional backgrounds. There were many take-home messages and challenges for the participants to reflect on when they returned home.