About the editor-in-chief
Eric Warm M.D., F.A.C.P, 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?
Personal blog: Dr. Warm’s Medical Education Corner
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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.
Personal website: jsherbino.com
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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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Dr. Fremen Chihchen Chou is a clinician-educator focusing on blended learning, medical simulation, interprofessional education and competency-based medical education (CBME). He is Assistant Professor of Medical Education at China Medical University and also Director of Center for Faculty Development in the University Hospital. Dr. Chou received his M.D. in 2001 from CMU and is currently a Ph. D. candidate in e-learning and science education, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. As the founder and the chair of Task Force of CBME in Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine (TSEM), he has initiated a series of works based on the concept and strategy of “glocalization” to carry out CBME for emergency physician training in Taiwan since 2011. Through introduction, validation, pilot and implementation stage, CBME in TSEM has become a role model in the national movement of medical education reform.
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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
Personal Blog: www.meded.help
Dr. Eve Purdy is a PGY3 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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About the blog administrator
Mélanie Agnew is a Project Coordinator for the CanMEDS and Faculty Development Unit at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Glenn Regehr is currently Associate Director, Research at the University of British Columbia Centre for Health Education Scholarship. In his nearly 25 years as a researcher in the field of health professions education, he has co-authored over 200 peer reviewed papers and chapters on a range of topics including: OSCE measures, authentic clinical assessment, professionalism, professional identity formation, self-assessment, self-regulation, and feedback. He has formally supervised over 60 individuals as Master’s students, PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows, and informally mentored many others into the domain of health professions education scholarship.
Hiroshi Nishigori, MD, MMEd, is an associate professor at the Center for Medical Education, Kyoto University, Japan. He currently teaches history-taking and physical examination to medical students, conducting medical education research and practicing General Internal Medicine as an active clinician. His research interests include BUSHIDO and medical professionalism (especially work ethics and prosociality), Hypothesis-driven physical examination (HDPE), and international medical education. Hiroshi was a bi-monthly contributor to the “A day in the life of a CE” series, though he has stepped down as of September 2014 to focus on his PhD studies.
Dr. Damian Roland is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer based in Leicester (UK). He has post-doctoral research interests in educational
evaluation and improving recognition of the acutely unwell child. He developed the award winning Paediatric Observation Priority Score was part of the operational team that developed www.spottingthesickchild.com. He co-directs an apps company and is strong proponent of social media as a vehicle for learning and education. He is grateful to his wife and daughters for their love and understanding!
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Lynfa Stroud MD, MEd, FRCPC, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She completed both medical school (2000) and postgraduate training in Internal Medicine (2004) at the University of Toronto. She subsequently received her MEd from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (University of Toronto) in 2007. In 2009 she joined the Division of General Internal Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre as a clinician educator; where after 3 years as site director for medicine clerkship, she assumed the role of postgraduate site director for internal medicine in July 2013. At the Department of Medicine she is the Director of the Core Internal Medicine OSCE, taken annually by approximately 200 residents. She is also an Educator Researcher at the Wilson Centre for Education at the University Health Network, University of Toronto. Her general field of research interest is assessment; specific areas have recently included the effects of different types of feedback, the impact of the clinical practice environment on work-based assessments, hybrid simulation for the assessment of procedural skills, and residents’ skills in the disclosure of medical errors.