Are You a Good Educator?

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The iTeachEM Podcast is back with an interesting episode on a topic that is not that well understood….how do know if you are actually any good at teaching? Sounds like a simple question with perhaps an even simpler answer, doesn’t it? Well, three prominent educators, Simon Carley, Anand Swaminathan (Swami), and Natalie May will make […]

The Global Classroom

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There has been lots of discussion recently about the “flipped classroom” in medical education and how this is changing the face of education. Rob Cooney from iTeachEM and FlippedEM has done some great work with flipped classrooms. Well, this post isn’t really about the flipped classroom at all. It’s about the Global Classroom. More specifically, […]

Captain Question Strikes Again!

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Sit back, relax, and remember. You’re at a conference and a speaker has just given a reasonably interesting talk on something relevant to your speciality. You’ve listened and learned a few new things, heard a couple of surprising facts that you’re going to go away and think about. You’re just pulling out the conference program […]

What’s Wrong With Education?

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In this episode of the iTeachEM podcast Rob discusses what’s wrong with education and some thoughts on how we can start to fix the system. From the education of our children to the training of residents and registrars in emergency medicine/critical care, we have lost control of the system and we need to gain control […]

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 […]