Kuala Lumpur 2018

IGHPE 2018 Fourth Annual conference: Emerging Technology-Enabled Themes in Health Professions Education, will be held from September 17-19, 2018 at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Co-sponsored by the University of Malaya, this year’s program aims to provoke debate and formulate new ideas on the use of design and technology to bridge the gap between the theory and practice in health professions within the region and globally.

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 […]

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.

Iterative Clinical Competence Assessment

Many residency programs struggle with effective and efficient methods for their program to synthesize and analyze data to create robust milestones-based assessment of residents. Residents and faculty in the Pediatric Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center collaborated to design an innovative iterative process for resident assessment using rotation-based Milestones reports, faculty […]

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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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Iterative Clinical Competence Assessment

Many residency programs struggle with effective and efficient methods for their program to synthesize and analyze data to create robust milestones-based assessment of residents. Residents and faculty in the Pediatric Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center...

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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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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...

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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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