In a podcast recorded during the “Digital Education and Strategies for Implementing the Flipped Classroom” conference at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar in October 2017, Mr. Sa’ad Laws talked to Dr. Traci Wolbrink about her experiences in medical education, OPENPediatrics, and some of the new and exciting methodologies for instructing learners.
Dr. Wolbrink completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Brown University. Besides a holding a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, she completed a master’s degree in public health at Harvard University. She is a program co-director of OPENPediatrics, a learning platform for healthcare providers caring for critically ill children around the globe. Dr. Wolbrink is also an assistant professor in anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, and both an associate in critical care medicine, as well as a member of the senior faculty in simulation at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Wolbrink’s publications illustrate her range of professional interests, and include a discussion of the ethics of teaching trainees to perform procedures on critically ill children, descriptions of the development of the OPENPediatrics platform and its Shared Practices Video Series, and a proposed structure for developing serious games in medical education. You can also here her talk more about OPENPediatrics here.