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In the nick of time: resources for clerkship

In the nick of time: resources for clerkship

In related posts “In the nick of time: resources used on shift“, “FOAM, Learning Styles and You” and “Finding Fantastic FOAM” I outlined great apps and resources for learners to use in the ED.  Now, I have been asked to give a talk for the 2016s at Queen’s on resources for clerkship. This post is aContinue Reading

Hold On: more music and medicine

Hold On: more music and medicine

There are new medical students on campus and the third years are about to start clerkship.  As such, I’ve fielded many questions in the past couple of days about what to expect, something I am very happy to continue to do! But today it dawned on me that the words coming out of my mouthContinue Reading

My Clerkship Pearl: Care

My Clerkship Pearl: Care

One year ago, as I prepared for clerkship, I collected advice from many mentors. I published the thoughtful tips in a post “Be nice, be humble, be interested: advice received for clerkship“. I still refer to these and you should too. Around the same time that others were offering me advice, I published the article “My Preclerkship Pearl:Continue Reading

Teaching Without Trying

Teaching Without Trying

My dad always maintains that he never taught me a thing about medicine. There is no doubt, however, that he taught me a good deal about golf. This Father’s Day let’s take a look at what he showed me out on the course and then you can decide for yourself whether or not it’s fair for him to distance himselfContinue Reading

Finding Fantastic FOAM: a practical and interprofessional guide

Finding Fantastic FOAM: a practical and interprofessional guide

This resource was created for a workshop at the “Celebration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship in Health Sciences Education” but please feel free to share and use it for any purpose. What is FOAM? Appropriately conceived over a couple of pints, FOAM stands for Free Open Access Meducation. These health professions education resources include anything from blogs toContinue Reading