Tag: autotelic

REBEL MedEd Cast 1.0 – Autotelics and Flow

Take-Home Points: The conditions needed to achieve flow are: Clear goals Immediate feedback Balance between challenge and skill We can use the flow state to supercharge our productivity. Establish clear goals Preform deep work Reflect on shortcomings

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The Autotelic Emergency Physician

In the fall of 2014, while working overnight in the emergency department at a community hospital in NJ, a patient (let’s call him John) presented with ACE inhibitor angioedema. At first glance, his lips were swollen, but his tongue and …

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