How health professions educators should use social media

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Michelle Lin, creator of the amazing ALIEM blog, recently spoke at the inaugural 2014 SoMeSummit in Canada as part of the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). This talk is a strong contender for the definitive explanation of ‘how health professions educators should use social media’. Watch it now:

The Teaching Course is Coming!

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Looking to infuse passion into your career as an educator? Not satisfied with the existing courses on medical education and teaching? Well, I give you…. The Teaching Course What is the Teaching Course? The Teaching Course is the premier experience in medical education and teaching. It’s a finely tuned blend of education, social media, and […]

Hart on Simulation Debriefing

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I’ve previously featured a PeRL (peer reviewed lecture) by Danielle Hart, Director of Simulation at Hennepin County,  titled Teaching the Millennial Generation on LITFL. This time round Danielle speaks about the most important part of any simulation — the debrief. It’s everything you need to know, and largely based on Rudolph et al’s ‘Debriefing with good judgment’ approach. Highly […]

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. […]

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 […]