Introducing a sociology of discovery in HPE

By Dr. Gráinne Kearney, Dr. Michael K. Corman, and Prof. Gerry Gormley Institutional ethnography (IE), with its complex sociological roots, might not seem the obvious choice for a practicing doctor undertaking a PhD in medical education. Indeed, those involved in Health Professions Education (HPE) could be forgiven for considering IE’s […]

Nurses improving patient care and IPE

Today, May 12, is International Nurses’ Day, a day on which we celebrate the birth of Florence Nightingale and recognize the integral role of nursing in healthcare. To mark this day, we want to revisit some of our past content highlighting innovative work by nurses worldwide. This work covers a […]

Introducing IGHPE

Change is inevitable “There’s nothing so stable as change”- Bob Dylan The field of healthcare is evolving rapidly. We are the educators of the health professionals of tomorrow, and we need to help them provide the best patient care in this new reality. Technologies that could previously have been described as […]

Introducing a Transition to Residency course

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) will launch its Transition to Residency course for medical students in spring 2020. In this week’s IGHPE blog, we asked Dr. Grigory Ostrovskiy, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Transition To Residency Elective Director at WCM-Q about his experience offering this course as an pilot elective […]

VeinTrain at WISH2018

This IGHPE podcast learns more about VeinTrain, an organization dedicated to providing training solutions for Venepuncture, Cannulation, and Intravenous Therapy. We spoke to Sarah Phillips, Managing Director, Clinical Lead, and Founder of VeinTrain at WISH 2018 in Doha, Qatar. http://www.veintrain.ae/ VEINTRAIN Biography Sarah Phillips BA, MA, Dip N is VeinTrain […]

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Editorial

Editorial accompanying the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East; 2018 Nov 17-18: Doha, Qatar.

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Art therapy for grief and self-care in medical settings

Abstract from the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East; 2018 Nov 17-18: Doha, Qatar.

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VeinTrain at WISH2018

This IGHPE podcast learns more about VeinTrain, an organization dedicated to providing training solutions for Venepuncture, Cannulation, and Intravenous Therapy. We spoke to Sarah Phillips, Managing Director, Clinical Lead, and Founder of VeinTrain at WISH...

Narrative medicine: Reading the story of the patient | Dr. A. Weber & Dr. M. Verjee

In this podcast, IGHPE talks to Dr. Alan Weber and Dr. Mohamud Verjee about narrative medicine and its potential roles in the health professions. In November of 2018, they were responsible (together with Ms. Jamie...

Innovators Blog


Introducing a sociology of discovery in HPE

By Dr. Gráinne Kearney, Dr. Michael K. Corman, and Prof. Gerry Gormley Institutional ethnography (IE), with its complex sociological roots, might not seem the obvious choice for a practicing doctor undertaking a PhD in medical...

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Nurses improving patient care and IPE

Today, May 12, is International Nurses’ Day, a day on which we celebrate the birth of Florence Nightingale and recognize the integral role of nursing in healthcare. To mark this day, we want to revisit...

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