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 […]

OPENPediatrics, instructional design and gamification

Dr. Traci Wolbrink, Program Co-Director of the OPENPediatrics online platform, and associate in Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, discusses the OPENPediatrics, instructional design and other developments in medical education, including simulation training and gamification.

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.

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

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 on how to reduce the barriers and increase participation. The purpose of this quantitative descriptive […]

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

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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Global biomedical ethics 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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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...

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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...

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Dr. Mohamed Elshazly

In our latest podcast, Dr. Mohamed Elshazly of Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) discusses a number of the innovative projects in which he is involved, ranging from crowdsourcing CPR, a relational database of disease...

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