Brazil on Evidence-based Education

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Victoria Brazil, perennial star of the SMACC conference, tackled another education topic at smaccGOLD last March. Yep, evidence and education – are those too words meant to go together? She asks ‘what works?’ and comes up with two valid answers: EVERYTHING and NOTHING. Puzzled? Listen in and consider what outcomes we should really be measuring […]

How to Make Journal Club Work

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As part of a drive to create asynchronous learning resources for the SMACC Education Workshop, Chris Nickson talked to Simon Carley to find out ‘How to make Journal Club work”. It also ties in nicely with the SMACC EBM Workshop that Simon is running. They cover the objectives, structure and setting, the people involved, content […]

Text, Slides and Videotape

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Damian Roland is a meducation marvel from the UK. He’ll be part of the faculty for the SMACC Education Workshop in the Gold Coast next year (March 18th 2014, to be exact). He has already got his pre-course materials online here, amd it is all FOAM available to to everyone — even if you’ve missed […]

Carley on FOAM and Education

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Simon Carley (@EMManchester), Professor of Emergency Medicine in Manchester and fearless leader of the StEmlyn’s blog team, is an education powerhouse. Regular iTeachEMers will know that he gave two profoundly interesting talks at SMACC last March. Here is the video footage of these two inter-related talks. In the first, Educational Leadership and Subversion he explores the […]

Technology versus Learning

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The video of Victoria Brazil’s talk at SMACC on Technology versus Learning has been #FOAMed. With technology comes inherent boons and inherent evils, where does the balance lie when it comes to medical education? Found out by watching Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) in action: Here are her slides: … and you can download the audio only […]