By Eve Purdy (@purdy_eve) Participant observation is “the description of events, behaviours, and artifacts in a social setting”- it is the cornerstone of data collection in anthropology. Historically, anthropologists ventured to exotic locales and immersed […]
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FIFE-ing your way through Anthropology and Medicine
By Eve Purdy (@purdy_eve) I realized during one of my master’s courses that anthropology is at the core of one of the most ubiquitous teaching tools used in clinical skills. The FIFE model is taught […]
Cultivating Belongingness in Clerkship and Beyond
By Eve Purdy (@purdy_eve) Anthropologists are fascinated by the concept of belonging – social membership in a particular group. How do individuals become a part of a group? How does one maintain membership? What happens […]
Doing Gender: An Anthropologist’s Look at Gender in #CBME
(During our annual general meeting of the editorial board, we realized that our editorial board was unbalanced and did not include a trainee’s perspective. In the spirit of co-production we’re working to correct this shortcoming. […]