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The Power of Intellectual Humility

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by NEJM Journal Watch. Don’t ever be afraid to say, “I don’t know.” Scott Hippe, MD, is a Chief Resident at Family Residency of Idaho in Boise. Those were parting words from [...]

By Scott Hippe, MD|2020-09-17T16:47:02-04:00September 20th, 2018|Learning, Residency|2 Comments

The Neuroscience of Learning: Beyond Just “Making It Stick”

Medical trainees are struggling with the apparent dichotomy of being able to provide optimal clinical care for their patients as clinicians, yet allowing time to master new knowledge and prepare for high-stakes examinations. Given these time pressures, study time of various educational materials must be "worth it," by [...]

By Carl Gustaf S. Axelsson, MD, MPhil, MMSc, Michael G. Healy, EdD and Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2018-08-09T08:54:37-04:00August 9th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|2 Comments

How to Study for Boards: Avoid these 10 Common Mistakes PLUS 10 Tips and Strategies

You have been taking high-stakes exams your whole life, and here you are studying for the boards in preparation for the Board Certification or Maintenance of Certification exam, just as nervous as ever. That’s natural! But knowing how to study for the boards and avoiding these 10 mistakes [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education and Kyle Simmons|2020-09-21T16:48:41-04:00June 19th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 Comments

Pain Management CME from the MMS and NEJM Group

The main cause of drug overdose deaths are opioids, both prescribed and illegal, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 42,249 lethal overdoses in 2016 — 17,087 of which were related to prescription pain relievers and 15,469 related to heroin. According to the CDC, the rate [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2018-05-10T09:00:17-04:00May 10th, 2018|Learning|10 Comments

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the UK

Training to be a physician in the UK is a somewhat different process than in the United States. Through assessments and the ever-changing certification process, physicians are reaching new levels of standardization in medicine. CPD in the UK is required for revalidation and is a large part of [...]

By Kyle Simmons|2018-04-26T13:18:59-04:00April 26th, 2018|Learning|1 Comment