MeduBRAWL 2013 is coming…

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If you haven’t heard already – we have a knock out group for the upcoming MeduBRAWL at the International EM Teaching Course this year.  If you aren’t excited about this you must not have a pulse. Here’s a little preview of what’s about to go down…. Mattu vs. Cadogan, Rogers vs. Lin, and much, much […]

How to live tweet #FOAMed from Keynote!

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Ever want to tweet out your own lecture pearls, while lecturing?  Want to make sure the #FOAMed community is receiving the top pearls from your talk?  Well, if  you use Keynote there is a way set this up in under 10 minutes using a recently updated open-access app called Keynote Tweet v2.5 by Alan Levine. […]

Leadership in Teaching: Mama’s Rules

I always try to read this article at least once a year, usually around the beginning of the year as the new intern class arrives.  In 2008, Dr. Arthur Kellerman gave the commencement speech at the Emory’s School of Medicine.  He took this opportunity to tell a wonderful story about a young resident who is […]

Make Your Audience the Hero

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One of the biggest mistakes lecturers make is failing to connect with their audience.  Last week’s post on the “Dr. Fox Effect” generated a bit of controversy about whether or not presentation style can affect the audience’s ability to learn from the teacher.  While this certainly can be debated, one thing we do know is […]

The “Dr. Fox Effect”

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Students? Revisiting the “Dr. Fox Effect” Take a moment and think back to the last lecture you attended.  What do you remember about the person giving the talk?  Was the teacher fun and engaging?  Or was it an incredibly boring experience where you found yourself looking at […]