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Medicine-Induced Metabolic Syndrome

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by NEJM Journal Watch. Justin Davis, MBBS, is a Chief Resident at Barwon Health in Geelong, Australia. I run a clinic a couple of times a week as part of my nephrology [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2018-11-29T12:32:21-05:00November 29th, 2018|Learning, Your Experiences|Comments Off on Medicine-Induced Metabolic Syndrome

Do Adaptive Learning Board Review Products Help Candidates Prepare for Certification Examinations?

Individuals on the path to becoming a physician in the United States spend a great deal of time in educational settings and must pass many standardized high-stakes examinations. Do adaptive learning board review products like NEJM Knowledge+ help? An Exploratory Study of an Adaptive Learning Board Review Product [...]

By Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2018-10-18T11:48:07-04:00October 18th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|3 Comments

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|2021-05-07T10:51:13-04:00June 19th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 Comments