There will be no new posts this week as we’re taking a well-deserved week off to enjoy the beautiful weather. While you’re here, check out our Top 3 high profile posts from our first year (2013): […]
The Key Literature in Medical Education podcast tackles a hot topic in #meded right now – clinical reasoning (aka diagnostic error). I should acknowledge my conflict of interest up front, as I conduct research in […]
By Daniel Cabrera (@CabreraERDR)
The moral and societal duty of an academic physician is to advance science, improve the care of his/her patients and share knowledge. Part of this role requires physicians to inform the public debate, responsibly influence policy and help translate complex practice for the public. As Clinician Educators our job is not to create knowledge obscura, trapped in ivory towers and only accessible to the enlightened; the knowledge we create and manage needs to impact our communities.
Academic Promotions and Tenure Committees in our institutions are charged with ensuring that the scholarly work of faculty impacts the academy. These committees aim to provide a promotion system rewarding the influence and significance of research, clinical care and education. The committees reward consistency and excellence.
The current scholarly publication citation system is a surrogate for this impact. The idea of creating an “impact factor” is to
As we are still feeling very patriotic post-Canada Day (July 1st), there will be no new blog post today. While you’re here, check out our Top 3 high profile posts from our first year (2013): 1. […]
On this episode of the Key Literature in Medical Education podcast, we dare to tread into the nature v. nurture debate. SPOILER ALERT. It’s a false dichotomy. Nonetheless, it is helpful for Clinician Educators to […]