Emergency Exam E.A.G. Report

Release of the College Investigation into ‘Alleged Exam Prejudice’ The Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) published the findings of the Expert Advisory Group (EAG) report yesterday. While the process has taken some time, the terms of reference and externally commissioned reports suggest an attempt at a robust investigation.  A media release summarised the findings of Dr Helen … More Emergency Exam E.A.G. Report

What is the role of the patient in educating healthcare professionals? (AMEE 2017)

A Symposium Summary This was a diverse AMEE session discussing patients and carers in medical education. A central theme of this session was the question of how to move patients and carers from being an adjuvant in the learning process to the centre. Here is a summary of the faculty presentations:: Rob Lane (Leeds, UK) … More What is the role of the patient in educating healthcare professionals? (AMEE 2017)

New uses of Social Media in Academia (AMEE 2017)

Workshop Summary  Here is a review of the AMEE workshop by @nlafferty @AnnalisaManca and @whole_patients The Digital Native In the early 2000s the terms ‘Digital Native’ and ‘Digital Immigrant’ were coined by Marc Prensky to describe internet users. Prensky on millennials – “They have spent their entire lives surrounded by and using computers, videogames, digital … More New uses of Social Media in Academia (AMEE 2017)