Articles about ‘Learning’

How I Learn at the Point of Care

I’ve always been an active learner who learns best in “need-to-know” situations — and the point-of-care context is the epitome of “need to know.” It’s hard for me to retain information if I don’t know why I need to know it. Thus, I enjoy incorporating learning into my [...]

By Jennifer M. Joe, MD|2015-10-22T09:00:01-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Learning, Your Experiences|Comments Off on How I Learn at the Point of Care

Why Is It So Hard to Ask for Advice?

I recently cared for a brain-injured patient who was having side effects from an antiepileptic medication. While trying to figure out what to do for him, I happened upon a colleague of mine (let’s call him Dr. Brain) who wrote one of the leading textbooks on traumatic brain injury, and [...]

By Sara Cohen, MD|2015-09-30T09:00:21-04:00September 30th, 2015|Learning|2 Comments

Getting It Done: Four Tips for Learning Efficiently

I like to think of my ability to study as B.C. and A.C. – before child and after child. For the past 4 years (one in medical school and 3 in residency), I’ve juggled patient care and scholarship and spending time with my husband and our energetic son. [...]

By Jalan Burton, MD, MPH|2015-08-27T09:00:58-04:00August 27th, 2015|Learning|1 Comment

ABIM Teams Up with ACCME, Allows You to Use CME for MOC

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) announced on August 12, 2015, that they will collaborate to simplify and integrate Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and accredited CME. As a result of this collaboration, physicians will be able to earn [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-08-14T12:26:52-04:00August 14th, 2015|Learning|1 Comment

AAFP Board Review: It’s What You’ve Been Searching For

It’s no secret that companies are constantly analyzing their websites’ search traffic in order to offer content that will help their sites’ visitors get exactly what they need. Lately we have noticed that our visitors are searching for more information about the benefits of AAFP Board Review. In [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2015-08-13T09:00:24-04:00August 13th, 2015|Learning|Comments Off on AAFP Board Review: It’s What You’ve Been Searching For