This week the Key Literature in Medical Education post examines one of the biggest threats to the profession of medicine. If the autonomy of medicine builds from our social contract with society (i.e. the commitment […]
Controversies in Med Ed via ICENet Summit 2014: Milan
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.
A Day in the Life of a CE: Suzan Schneeweiss
Hiroshi profiles a Clinician Educator from Toronto, Canada Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss (@SSchneeweiss) is a pediatric emergency physician, practicing at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, for the past 22 years. Her job profile has changed […]
#KeyLIMEPodcast 67: Is There Evidence for the Use of Workplace-Based Assessment in Surgical Training?
The Key Literature in Medical Education series continues on the ICE blog. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here or listen directly via the webpage here. The podcast goes into greater details, debate, argument […]
Academics and SoMe – “What to use” and “Why”
By Jonathan Sherbino (@sherbino) Recently, I read a very compelling article from Nature. (Thanks @TChanMD!) Based on an e-survey of >3500 researchers in >95 countries, how academics use various social media platforms was described. Here are the […]