Twitter is a growing social media platform in medical education. This forum is facilitated by the use of hashtag(#).Read More
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During the past 50 years, leadership scholars have conducted more than 1,000 studies in an attempt to determine the definitive styles, characteristics, or personality traits of great leaders. None of these studies has produced a clear profile of the ideal leader. Thank goodness.Read More
Although women and minorities have made significant strides in achieving equality in the workplace, they are still underrepresented in the upper strata of organizations, including senior faculty
and leadership positions at medical schools and teaching hospitals.
How many times have we as teachers been confronted with situations in which we really were not sure what to do? We “flew by the seat of our pants,” usually doing with our learners what had been done with us. It would be useful to be able to turn to a set of guiding principles based on evidence, or at least on long term successful experience. Fortunately, a body of theory exists that can inform practice. An unfortunate gap between academics and practitioners, however, has led to a perception of theory as belonging to an “ivory tower” and not relevant to practice.Read More
The purpose of this diagram is to educate novice, but frequent “tweeters” on the possible uses of Twitter in medical education by highliting the usefullness of #MedEd as an educational tool in independent learning and teaching.Read More