Background: Keeping up to date with the current literature is no small task. You may say it is like drinking from a firehose when you’re thirsty; it can be painful and, at the end, does it really quench our thirst? The constant influx of new published research makes it difficult to stay current with the latest and greatest (information overload). At REBEL EM we have been committed to critical appraisal of current research with application at the bedside to improve patient care. In this post, I hope to give everyone a step by step guide on how to keep up to date in an efficient manner. Read more →
Tag Archive for: Medical Education
This year ACEP 2018 took place in San Diego, CA from Oct 1st– 4th, 2018. There were lots of amazing speakers and topics as was evidenced by the eruption of everyone’s twitter feeds with the #ACEP18 hashtag. I was fortunate enough to not only attend, but also speak at this amazing conference. I was approached by several attendees requesting that I put together a list of my favorite pearls from this conference, as I have done in years past on REBEL EM. Below is my top 10 list, in no particular order. Read more →
What’s Wrong With Lectures/Presentations Now?
- Lecturing style has remained stagnant despite the fact that our understanding of how people learn has changed.
- Most presentations make the supportive media (i.e. slides) the focus of the presentation without thought about the story or the delivery.
- Lectures are too focused on the educator instead of focusing on the needs of the learner.