The ICE blog promotes discussion among Clinician Educators from around the world, archiving a variety of education resources. We welcome anyone with an interest in health professions education.
About the editor-in-chief
Eric Warm MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine, Associate Chair for Graduate Medical Education, and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director at the University of Cincinnati. He and his team apply educational theory within the context of residency training to improve education and care. Guiding questions: how do we know what the learner has learned, and what are the outcomes of this learning on patients, learners, systems, and society?
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About the CBME COlumn Editor:
Leila Niemi-Murola, MD, PHD, MME, AFAMEE works as national facilitator in CBME in Finland. In order to keep in touch with the clinical world, she works as a part-time consultant anaesthesiologist in the Helsinki University Hospital. Leila is a member of the Teacher’s Academy of the University of Helsinki, Finland. She has held many national and international positions of trust related to medical education. She enjoys challenging her previous knowledge and due to her inquisitive mind, she is always eager to learn new.
Jonathan Sherbino, MD MEd FRCPC FAcadMEd DRCPSC (CE)
Dr. Sherbino is the Assistant Dean, Health Professions Education Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. He is a professor in the Department of Medicine, McMaster University. Jonathan is the past chair of the Specialty Committee for Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.
Jonathan is a Clinician Educator, co-editing the CanMEDS 2015 Framework and co-hosting the KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcast. He is an award-winning teacher, including the national 2018 Emergency Medicine teacher of the year.
His research focuses on clinical reasoning and diagnostic error.
Jonathan thinks he is a gnarly mountain biker; his kids want him to NEVER use that word again.
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About the editors
Dr. Felix Ankel is Vice President and Executive Director of Health Professional Education, HealthPartners Institute for Educaton and Research and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota. Dr. Ankel serves on the board of directors for the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) and is the recipient of the 2012 ACGME Parker J Palmer Courage to Teach Award. Felix was previously the author of the ICE blog Book Reviews and now contributes posts about “Educational leadership in an exponential world”.
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Victoria Brazil is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Simulation at Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Gold Coast, Australia.
Victoria’s main interests are in connecting education with patient care – through healthcare simulation, technology enabled learning, faculty development activities, and talking at conferences. She aims to use these strategies and more to bring healthcare ‘tribes’ together for better patient care
Victoria is an enthusiast in the social media and FOAMed world, and part of the team producing Simulcast – a blog and podcast on simulation in healthcare.
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Jamiu O. Busari, MB ChB, MD, PhD, MHPE, is a consultant pediatrician and associate professor of medical education at Maastricht University. He is the Head of Department and Program Director of the residency and clerkship programs at the Department of Pediatrics, Zuyderland Medical Center, Netherlands. He is also a Harvard Macy Scholar and a HBS executive education graduate in Managing Health Care Delivery. Jamiu is an executive board member of the Netherlands Association for Medical Education (NVMO) and a recipient of various awards including the Educational Leadership Award 2015 (World Education Congress), Clinician of the Year award 2014-1015 (Maastricht University) and the international Residency Educator Award 2016 (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada). Jamiu is currently involved in several national and international projects related to medical education and health care delivery. His research interests include investigating, designing and developing strategies to improve physician leadership capabilities in postgraduate medical education. He is the author of the “A day in the life of a CE” series.
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Dr. Daniel Cabrera is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as well as the previous Chair of Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He has been at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, since 2005. A native of Chile, he obtained his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile where he was also part of an experimental training program in EM. He then completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. After his residency he enrolled in the ACEP/EMF Teaching Fellowship and he has serve as faculty in the same program for several years. Currently, he holds the academic rank of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. He also serves as an Associate Program Director for the Residency Program. His academic interests include knowledge management, clinical decision-making, graduate education, orphan diseases, blended learning and Free Open Access Medical Education. He also is very active in the educational, quality and safety programs both in the Mayo Foundation as well as nationally and internationally. He served as the ACEP Leading Ambassador to Chile and is member of the Social Media Committee for the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine.
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Dr. Teresa Chan is a junior CE at McMaster University. She is an assistant professor, and is currently finishing her Masters of Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is learning what it means to be a Clinician Educator, blogging about her transition through the liminal space – from old role as learner to new role as teacher/educator. Teresa is an aspiring medical education scholar with burgeoning interests in contextualized decision making, intra-/interprofessional communication, and workplace-based assessment. She is also an avid blogger and contributor for a number of other online platforms including: ALiEM.com, BoringEM.org.
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Robert Cooney, MD, MSMedEd, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, is an emergency physician and Associate Program Director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center. Rob has taught at the Council of Residency Directors, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and American Academy of Emergency Medicine on topics related to lifelong learning and the integration of web 2.0 with education. His interests focus on the intersection of education, quality, and technology. Rob is the author of the ICE blog Book Reviews.
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Michael A. Gisondi, MD is Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. He is a medical education researcher who practices emergency medicine at Stanford University Hospital. His interests include faculty development, curriculum design, and social media in medical education. Mike serves on board of directors of CORD-EM, the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. He received the 2014 National Faculty Teaching Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians and he was named the 2014 Alumnus of the Year for Early Career Achievement by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. His professional goal is to help ensure that every patient who presents to an emergency department receives safe, high-quality care from an expertly trained emergency provider.
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Dr. Anthony Llewellyn, B Med Sci, MB BS, FRANZCP, MHA, GAICD was the Medical Director of the Health Education & Training Institute in NSW, Australia from September 2012 to 2016. His background is as a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Manager with 15 years’ experience as a medical practitioner in public health services in a range of roles. Anthony is now a PhD candidate in Medical Education and the Year 5 Psychiatry Program coordinator and Year 4/5 Chair at the University of Newcastle. He has also formed his own medical education consultancy AdvanceMed.
Anthony is accomplished in web design and technology and supports a number of #FOAMed sites including this one as well as the popular Australian-baed onthewards.org
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Dr. Eve Purdy is a PGY5 in Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University while simultaneously completing her Master’s in Applied Anthropology through the University of North Texas. Eve is actively involved in a variety of #FOAMed projects, including CanadiEM and the ALiEM MEdICs Series. She has a keen interest in medical education and is particularly fascinated with how it seems to be as much a process of enculturation as it is education. She brings the trainee’s voice to this blog in her exploration of #meded through a variety of anthropologic frameworks.
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Bethany Robertson, DNP, CNM is a high energy transformational leader with extensive background in change management and leading large-scale projects in both healthcare and academic settings. She received her Baccalaureate in Nursing from the University of Virginia, Master of Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the Medical College of Georgia and is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She has held many professional roles including staff nurse, midwife, faculty, Senior Nurse Quality Scholar for the VA’s Quality Scholar Fellowship, Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for a large integrated health system where she led the organization’s corporate university serving over 20,000 employees. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University and is serving as the Program Director for an academic-clinical partnership collaborative for an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. She is the Director for Practice Strategies for the Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) Institute. Her research and teaching have focused on quality and safety in healthcare, specifically the science of teamwork as a system of work design, used to mitigate error and promote performance by way of enhancing communication and coordination of healthcare professionals.
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About the blog administrator
Mélanie Agnew is a Bilingual Project Coordinator for the CanMEDS and Faculty Development Unit at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has an extensive background in administration and customer service. Since taking on the role of Project Coordinator, she has supported several projects, including the KeyLIME Podcasts, ASPIRE, the Resource Stewardship Curriculum Toolkit Series and most recently helped launch a new Role Modelling Resource. She supports ICE in all its aspects, including the organization of the ICE Summits. She is a mother of two, who finds sanity in watching bad horror movies and squeezing in as many group fitness sessions as she can!
Glenn Regehr, PhD Associate Director, Research Senior Scientist Center for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia Canada
Hiroshi Nishigori, MD, MMEd, PhD Associate Professor, Medical Education Center Kyoto University Japan
Dr Damian Roland Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine Department of Cardiovascular Services University of Leicester England
Lynfa Stroud, MD, MEd, FRCPC Associate professor, Department of Medicine University of Toronto Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Canada