Category: Methods of Learning

How Much Knowledge Do Physicians Lose over Time?

July 26, 2018

Doctors lose almost 50% of basic medical knowledge shortly after finishing residency. Here are the implications for patient care and what to do about it.

Personalized Learning Speed Board Review by 75%

April 23, 2018

In case you weren’t convinced by our post on flipping your classroom, here are some hard numbers to show you why personalized learning is far superior to didactics for board review.

Want to Help Your Millennial Trainees Learn? Treat Them Like Adults.

April 23, 2018

If you’re struggling to help your millennial trainees learn, you’re not alone. No generation seems to baffle—or annoy—other generations like millennials.

How and Why to Make the Flipped Classroom in Medical Education a Reality

January 19, 2018

The flipped classroom in medical education. Buzzword? Yes. Still worth seriously considering? Yes, because it works. Study after study have shown that interactive learning methods result in two times the…

5 Ways to Better Influence Without Authority (Even if You Have It)

January 12, 2018

If you want to drive change at your hospital, you need to build consensus and bring many people on board with you. This post has tips for getting it done.

Why Information Overload Leads Doctors to Make Worse Decisions—and What To Do About It

January 4, 2018

Physicians need to make difficult, complex decisions on a daily basis. Read suggestions for breaking through the noise to find the information you need.

To Help Your Trainees Pass the Board Exam, Think Outside the Test

December 19, 2017

Read three practical ways to help your trainees ace their medical board exams. Spoiler alert: none of them involve cramming or question banks.

Can CME Improve Patient Outcomes?

November 10, 2017

4 tips (and one infographic) for choosing the best CME options for you, based on your needs and learning style. Practice your best medicine.

How Dominant Learning Styles Hurt Physician Learners

October 27, 2017

A trainee's dominant learning style shouldn't be catered to, but rather used to understand an individual's weaknesses and to become a better learner.

4 Tips for Time-Starved Healthcare Professionals

October 20, 2017

4 concrete tips for physicians to speed through the administrative work of medicine and spend more time with your patients.

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