This week at the ICENet blog, we’re trying something different. We’re connecting to the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM) blog. With > 50k visits per month, ALiEM is a major (digital) connector/influencer in academic […]
Felix Ankel is back with another recommended book for your CE library. If you need to catch up on past book reviews, check out the link under Category Archives. – Jonathan[…]
Medical education, like many other academic disciplines, can become a victim of buzz words. Self-directed, asynchronous, operationalize, etc. (Don’t even think of using the word “passion” in front of me.) It seems to me that SoMe […]
The Ottawa Conference 2014 just wrapped. In case you don’t know, the Ottawa Conference was developed nearly 30 years ago by Ian Hart and Ron Harden as a means to introduce and develop approaches to assessing health professions learners (See here for more details on the history of this conference.) Every two years the “Ottawa” Conference meets in a different international venue.
I’ve commented previously on the ICENet blog about the challenges that a CE faces in being recognized for their academic productivity. In the Department of Medicine at McMaster University, there is a fairly egalitarian (if […]