Elearning in the MENA region and med ed

Dr. Alan S. Weber joins our podcast to talk about the book he recently co-edited: E-learning in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region , which provides the first comprehensive coverage of the “history, development, and current and future practices of e-learning” throughout the area. He also discusses some possible roles for […]

Clinical international experiences

Migration and cultural interconnection has been one of the major contributors to globalization of disease. This is often a challenge physicians face as they encounter illnesses that they have not seen before while working in dissimilar environments to their training. Given this, clinical international experiences during medical school are becoming […]

3D printing in medical education

3D printing – the production of three dimensional objects by the sequential addition layers of a building material atop each other according to a pattern – has been around for some time now, and 3D printers are being used today to produce everything from paperweights to entire houses. In September […]

Interprofessional simulation training

Dr. Janice Palaganas, Director of Educational Innovation and Development at the Centre for Medical Simulation in Boston, MA, discusses the role of simulation training programs in creating reflective medical practitioners, and talks about her involvement in developing a virtual interprofessional campus.

Embracing Wikipedia for teaching and learning

Bringing two communities to create a course for medical students to earn academic credit for improving Wikipedia.

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Cardiac rehabilitation programs: An Investigation into the reasons for non-attendance in Qatar Read More

Non-attendance in cardiac rehabilitation programs

Despite the many benefits of cardiac rehabilitation programs, participation of eligible patients in these programs can be low. Understanding the factors that prevent cardiac patients from attending these programs can provide healthcare professionals with insights...

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Clinical international experiences

Migration and cultural interconnection has been one of the major contributors to globalization of disease. This is often a challenge physicians face as they encounter illnesses that they have not seen before while working in...

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IGHPE: An introduction

IGHPE: An Introduction

Learn about IGHPE: our missions, our goals, and how you can be part of it.

Wiki-Medicine: Thinking outside the box in Medical Education | Amin Azzam

In this episode of the IGHPE ’16 podcast, we talk to Dr. Amin Azzam, Associate Professor and Director of the Contextually-Integrated Case-Based Curriculum at the UC-Berkley and UCSF joint medical program. Dr. Azzam discusses his...

Innovators Blog


Elearning in the MENA region and med ed

Dr. Alan S. Weber joins our podcast to talk about the book he recently co-edited: E-learning in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region [1], which provides the first comprehensive coverage of the “history, development, and current...

Read More

3D printing in medical education

3D printing – the production of three dimensional objects by the sequential addition layers of a building material atop each other according to a pattern – has been around for some time now, and 3D...

Read More