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Medical school dark side: The third year makes students less empathetic.

Next month, your future doctor will take the first steps into clinical medicine. I am not talking about the first day of internship (though that also …

Using the "flipped classroom" model to re-imagine medical education - Scope

Earlier this year, two Stanford professors published a piece in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> proposing to re-imagine medical education with …

A prescription for reducing medical student stress - Scope

A second-year medical student blogger once described the process of studying for Part I of the United States Medical Licensing Examination as “the …

How Google Glass Is Changing Medical Education

Medical education, from traditional medical school to the field training of paramedics, is about to fall under the influence of Google Glass. Today, high tech training simulation is mainstream. For example, computer driven mannequins can be programmed to simulate an extensive array of cardiac …

Hidden Curriculum in Medical Schools - Are we teaching what we want students to learn?

We all know that<p>The amount of information is increasing rapidly<br>• The 1/2 life of knowledge is shrinking - what we knew few years back does not hold …

Will "Digital textbook" be the "MOOC" of 2014?

MOOC was the buzzword of the year 2013. MOOCs can potentially replace some of the redundancy in higher education and thus save money. Clearly there …

Top 5 Reasons Why Educators Should Learn About Social Media

Just this morning I saw an excellent SlideShare presentation by +Jennifer Legarde that was shared by +Linda Lindsay on Google+. The theme of the …