Monthly Archives: November 2013

Feedback Results In Effective Learning

This pilot study investigated the use of detailed feedback as a learning tool for students.  Two groups of students took online tests after participating in patient – case exercises.  One group received only the result s of the test and … Continue reading

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The Clinical Years Remain An Ethical Quagmire

This is depressing commentary on more than 500 written reports regarding ethically challenging situations brought up by third-year students during a class on ethics, truth-telling and communication.  Major themes included lying, poor team dynamics, medical errors, powerlessness, confidentiality, poor communication, … Continue reading

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