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, in an effort to improve presentations. Lectures may not be the ideal way to communicate information but, they continue to be ubiquitous. One of our good friends, Ross Fisher, states that every great talk has three core components: the story, the supportive media, and the delivery. All three components are equally important for impactful presentations. Therefore, it’s important to improve our skills to optimize presentations by focusing on these three components of presentation design:

  • The Preparation
  • The Design
  • The Delivery
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Conference Must Go On! What are my Options for Remote Video Conferencing? 

In light of COVID19, many medical institutions are cancelling not only international and domestic travel, but any gatherings of greater than 20 people.  This is leaving residency program leadership across the country scrambling to look for remote video conferencing options …

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The Delivery

Slide Design Tip: How Does an Eyedropper Improve Slides?

Have you ever wondered how to get your text color to match your image color?  It’s not hard and can make a good slide become an amazing slide.  Matching colors make consistent, professional-looking PowerPoint or Keynote slides.  The steps to …

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The Slides

What Every Speaker Needs to Have When Traveling to a Conference

Anyone speaking on the international/national level has run into AV difficulties and there is nothing more stressful than not being prepared to handle it.  In this post, what every speaker needs to have when traveling to a conference, we (Salim …

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Presentation Design: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words & Better Evaluations?

Background: Lectures are the most common education form at medical conferences. For simplicity sake, generally, the lecturer stands in front of a group of learners and disseminates information via the use of slides. Learning theories, such as Mayer’s cognitive theory …

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REBEL Cast Ep 45: How to Build a Great Presentation

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 …

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Don't Kill Your Audience with Bulletpoints

It is impossible for the audience to read and listen at the same time.  A person can task switch, but cannot multitask, therefore if they are reading your slides, they are not listening to you.  Vision is one of our …

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Redo Data

If there’s one thing that bothers me most in presentations, it’s this: the insertion of data tables into slides.  Often times you’ll see snapshots of random tables taken from an article PDF filled with rows of numbers, p-values, and confidence intervals, occasionally accompanied …

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Presentation Zen

Recently, I just finished reading a book called Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds.  This book is a game changer in the presentation world in my humble opinion.  If you are giving presentations at any level, this is a must read …

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