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c&en: We’re not playing around: Board games medical and morbid

May 07, 2018

In March of 2018, after working with about a dozen students as well as professors Alim Pardhan and Mathew Mercuri, McMaster University Assistant Professor Teresa Chan announced that GridlockED, a collaborative board game simulating an ED, is available for purchase.

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Irish Medical Times: Globally accessible medical education

May 03, 2018

Social media, can help provide world-class continuing medical education for anyone, and has been an invaluable money and time saver for Dr Justine Jordan, who shares her top tips.

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MedPage Today: More Mental Health Focus Needed for Med Students

May 03, 2018

Although medical schools are paying attention to the issue, more needs to be done to help medical students with mental health problems, experts said following this week's death from suicide of a medical student at New York University (NYU).

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Korean Biomedical Review: ‘Medical education should create medical professionals, not content experts’

Apr 24, 2018

Professor Ducksun Ahn: “Medical education is all about how to make good doctors through education in a continuum. Because medicine is continually changing and something new is coming, you have to keep studying. Medical education starts from undergraduate studies and lasts a lifetime,”

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EdSurge News: How One University is Gamifying Biomedical Education

Apr 17, 2018

Alongside thick textbooks and study guides, biomedical students at Drexel University may find themselves playing video games in preparation for exams in the near future.

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Ottawa Conference Consensus Statement

Apr 13, 2018

The Framework for Good Assessment Working Group would welcome your feedback on the draft consensus statement.

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Science Daily: Flipping the classroom approach in public health -- does student performance improve?

Apr 12, 2018

A study analyzed the traditional model of education versus the flipped classroom model -- where pre-recorded lectures are viewed outside of the classroom and in-person class time is devoted to interactive exercises, discussions, and group projects.

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US News: How Special Master's Programs Can Lead to Medical School

Apr 11, 2018

These graduate degree programs are geared toward students looking to strengthen their application to medical school.

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