Proximie

Dr. Nadine Haram describes Proximie, an “augmented reality system” that allows doctors to assist in an operation without being physically present, and discusses the potential roles for such technology.

IGHPE: A New Forum to Lead Health Professional Education

Welcome to Innovations in Global Health Professions Education (IGHPE), an international, peer-reviewed, open access publication.

GRS Academy in China

GRS Academy, the training arm of Genesis Rehabilitation Services: its work in rehabilitation training in China, and differences encountered between Western and Chinese attitudes to rehabilitation.

Designing the Future Healthcare Professional | Dr. Barbara Brandt

Dr. Barbara Brandt, Director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE), discusses the realignment of the relationship between US health care delivery and education around interprofessional teamwork and a focus on patients, families and communities.

Learning through Osmosis: A Collaborative Platform for Medical Education

Formative assessment has been shown to improve medical student performance and retention, but many learners lack access to formative assessments because faculty members have limited time to create such resources, and acquiring existing commercial review banks is expensive. In response, we developed a collaborative learning platform for medical student self-assessment […]

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The role of global bioethics in medical pedagogy

The study of global biomedical ethics warrants the attention, scholarship, and commitment afforded to the study of general medical ethics. While it is difficult to precisely define the field, it basically comprises the ethical provision...

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Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia

Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are very common in people with dementia-related disorders, and are responsible for a large share of the suffering of patients and caregivers. Current evidence suggests that non-pharmacological treatments are promising solutions to...

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Editing Wikipedia for Medical School Course Credit

Dr. Amin Azzam, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, reports on a 4th year elective where students improve the reliability of publicly-available medical information by editing medical...

Figure 1

Dr. Joshua Landy talks about the creation of Figure 1, a social network for doctors, and discusses the growing role of social media in the professional activities of health professionals.

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More podcasts from IGHPE Shanghai 2017

More podcasts from the IGHPE Shanghai 2017 Conference are now available on our Audio & Video page: M. Brownell (Brownie) Anderson Ms. Anderson is Vice President for International Programs at the National Board of Medical Examiners...

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Podcasts from IGHPE Shanghai 2017

IGHPE’s Third Annual Conference in Shanghai, China examined the theme of “Innovative Strategies for Developing the Future Healthcare Workforce.” Podcasts from IGHPE Shanghai 2017, featuring interviews with speakers engaged in healthcare education in China or technological innovations...

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