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Training physicians to be social change agents

Our domestic and global health delivery systems face significant challenges to providing all of our patients with quality health care. Medical education plays an important role in improving health equity. The Cambridge Health Alliance Internal Residency program has developed a required social medicine and research based health advocacy course to address a gap in medical training. The program believes that physician advocacy is a central tenet of medical professionalism.

 

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What was discussed during #HMIchat March 2017

What was discussed during thismonth's #HMIchat on #humanism in #meded? We were joined by Gold Foundationscholar Meg Chisolm for a great chat.​Our 14th twitter chat began Wednesday March 1st and con...
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Collaborating with students to build interprofessional learning opportunities

Interprofessional education (IPE) is a hot topic right now, but building collaborations can be challenging. Let’s face it, it’s especially challenging in an academic model where each professional school has its own priorities, funding structures, and schedules. Faculty who have a passion for building IPE are aware of these challenges but will also quickly tell you how rewarding addressing these challenges can be! Simply put, designing IPE will be one of the most exhausting, rewarding, and all-consuming innovations you can do as an educator. In this blog, I will share one strategy of involving students in the development of an IPE population health course. 

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Interactive Video Blog Series: The Evolution of Outcomes-based Competencies in Medical Education with Dr. Eric Holmboe

InteractiveVideo Blog Series:  The Evolution ofOutcomes-based Competencies in Medical Education with Dr. Eric Holmboe Over the past two decades, a slow but steady shift in medical education ha...
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What was discussed during #HMIchat February 2017

What was discussed during this month's #HMIchat on #reflection in #meded? Were there any surprises? How was the tweet chat "flow"?



#HMIchat February 2017 brought together the Harvard Macy & KeyLIME communities to discuss social media scholarship in medical education. Our facilitators were Drs. Kristina Dzara, Kathleen Huth, and Jonathan Sherbino. For this second #HMIchat reflection, we invited Dr. Anna Cianciolo (editor of Teaching and Learning in Medicine) to add her perspective. Please leave your feedback below! We hope to improve the value of these reflections.

Please join our Harvard Macy community for the next tweet chat on March 1st at 9 pm EST. Humanism in Medicine; hosted by Meg Chisolm.

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