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The Flipped Classroom in Medical School and Residency: A Q&A with Educator Benjamin R. Doolittle, MD

Flipped classrooms are becoming more and more popular with educators in the past few years. The concept is to teach the basics online and use face-to-face classroom and, in medicine, clinical time for more complex synthesis and application of knowledge and skills. I interviewed Benjamin R. Doolittle,...
|January 19th, 2017|Learning|5 Comments|

Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Professionalism (Part 7 of 7)

A consistent set of standards for the training, continuing education, and evaluation of family practice and internal medicine providers is necessary to maintain a high level of quality care for all patients. As such, in 1999, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) defined and outlined...
|January 12th, 2017|Learning|1 Comment|

“Pimping”: Malignant or Not?

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch. One of the most respected and skilled clinician-educators (and, of course, he is an Infectious Diseases specialist) at our institute came...
|January 5th, 2017|Learning|2 Comments|

Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills (Part 6 of 7)

In 1999, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) designed a program to outline a series of core competencies that should be a part of all graduate level medical training programs. The ACGME Core Competencies became the foundation of all initial and continuing education curricula. As...
|December 22nd, 2016|Learning|1 Comment|

NEJM Knowledge+ Content Updates

At NEJM Knowledge+, we’re committed to keeping our content current and aligned with the standard of care in medicine. We routinely review our question bank in light of new guidelines, and any edits we make as a result are quickly incorporated into your learning experrecience. We also...
|December 15th, 2016|Learning|1 Comment|