Articles about ‘Learning’

Challenge Us

“Challenge Us” is what I like to think of as a super-feature of the NEJM Knowledge+ platform. In other blog posts on this site, we’ve explored how our adaptive learning system acts as a master teacher and allows people to understand the gaps in their knowledge and fill [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-11-19T10:27:58-05:00April 9th, 2015|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|Comments Off on Challenge Us

Keeping Up with Core Medical Knowledge

Continuing to learn while I stay on top of my responsibilities, both as a doctor and as a working parent with three boys, is a challenge. But I’m not a special case. Every busy, conscientious clinician has a thousand things to do each day. Keeping up with the [...]

By Natalie K. Levy, MD|2015-03-19T09:40:05-04:00March 19th, 2015|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|4 Comments

A Mid-Career Perspective on Lifelong Learning in Medicine

I practice clinical electrophysiology in a private practice setting in Louisville, Kentucky. I follow patients, render opinions, do catheter ablations, and implant devices. When I left Indiana University residency and fellowship training in 1996, ablation of atrial fibrillation and cardiac resynchronization therapy did not exist. These two procedures [...]

By John Mandrola, MD|2015-03-12T14:50:31-04:00March 12th, 2015|Learning|8 Comments

Finding a Balance Between Continuous Learning and Physician Stress

A Q&A with behavioral economist Dan Ariely Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities can be perceived as a burden — perhaps one with an unclear benefit. Sure, physicians value medical learning and keeping up with changes in guidelines and new research, but do you [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-03-05T08:00:01-05:00March 5th, 2015|Learning|3 Comments

Decision-Making Shortcuts: The Good and the Bad

Editor's Note: This post about decision-making shortcuts was previously published in CardioExchange, an online community hosted by the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch. John E. Brush, MD, is a practicing cardiologist and professor of medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. A patient comes to [...]

By John E. Brush, MD|2015-01-15T08:29:46-05:00January 15th, 2015|Learning|Comments Off on Decision-Making Shortcuts: The Good and the Bad