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Senior health professionals call for urgent climate briefing of all MPs by the chief scientific adviser: open letter to

blog post image Dear prime minister, We wish to make you aware of our concern for the health of Angus Rose, a 52 year old man, who at the time of writing is on day 34 of a hunger strike outside Parliament, consuming only fluids, vitamins, and minerals. His not unreasonable demand is that all members of parliament...

Factors affecting the uptake of new medicines: a systematic literature review - BMC Health Services Research Lublóy, Ágnes.

blog post image "This systematic literature review has provided insights into the factors that affect new drug uptake—primarily, doctors’ scientific orientation, prescribing habits, exposure to pharmaceutical marketing, and interpersonal communication." "Background The successful diffusion of new drugs is crucial...

Guest Post - A Model for Peer-to-Peer Workplace Learning - The Scholarly Kitchen

blog post image Gabe Harp discusses MIT Press' 'Skill Exchange', a peer to peer program to foster learning and professional development.

Outcomes Standardisation Project (OSP) for Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME) Professionals:

blog post image Despite an increased focus and urgency for CE/CME professionals to effectively and systematically assess the impact of their educational interventions, the community has struggled to do so. This struggle is in large part due to the lack of a standardised outcomes language and a set of unified approaches.

Crowds of regular people are as good at moderating fake news on Facebook as professional fact-checkers

blog post image Crowds of regular people are as good at moderating fake news on Facebook as professional fact-checkers

Current themes and challenges facing HPE accreditation in the 21st century

blog post image A supplement in BMC Medical Education on Health Professional Education accreditation from the community of practice The International Health Professions Accreditation Outcomes Consortium (IFPAOC) - which was founded in 2012. This supplement focuses on graduate and residency programmes but it also addresses...

Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation

blog post image Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation of a continuing interprofessional education for healthcare providers: Refugees and migrants face an increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Adequate...

Establishing a taxonomy of potential hazards associated with communicating medical science in the age of disinformation

blog post image “In a globalised information age, medical science can appear disconnected and aloof from those it serves to help. Educational and professional bodies (including universities and medical centres) have a unique societal role to inform their peers and public on evidence-based medicine, and a responsibility...

Coronavirus COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 information

blog post image A collection of information sources for COVID-19. The NHS 111 online COVID-19 service. The first point of call for someone in the UK who thinks they have symptoms or have been exposed whilst travelling. The NHS Coronavirus COVID-19 information webpage. UK Government's Coronavirus action plan. Public...

Effectiveness and feasibility of a mindful leadership course for medical specialists: a pilot study: Medical specialists

blog post image Effectiveness and feasibility of a mindful leadership course for medical specialists: a pilot study: Medical specialists experience high levels of stress. This has an impact on their well-being, but also on quality of their leadership. In the current mixed method study, the feasibility and effectiveness...

Physicians reported less burnout and emotional exhaustion after receiving short-term professional coaching.

blog post image Physicians reported less burnout and emotional exhaustion after receiving short-term professional coaching, according to a pilot trial published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Counseling Reduces Physician Burnout Anita Slomski. JAMA. 2019;322(16):1544 This editorial in JAMA comments on the recent paper:...

Four Key Barriers to the Widespread Adoption of AI: There is a lot of buzz about the promise of artificial intelligence

blog post image Four Key Barriers to the Widespread Adoption of AI: There is a lot of buzz about the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning—from self-driving cars to predicting heart attacks, AI is spreading like wildfire across industries, triggering a massive investment in talent as businesses...

Are there automation-resistant intelligences? The question we all want to ask is 'will my job be taken over by a robot?'

blog post image Are there automation-resistant intelligences? The question we all want to ask is 'will my job be taken over by a robot?' "Our model predicts that most workers in transportation and logistics occupations, together with the bulk of office and administrative support workers, and labour in production occupations,...

Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great

blog post image Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great promise for assisting in the work of healthcare professionals, such as aiding the detection of diabetic eye disease and metastatic breast cancer. Though high-performing algorithms...

Factors Affecting the Development and Sustainability of Communities of Practice Among Primary Care Physicians in Hong Kong.

blog post image Factors Affecting the Development and Sustainability of Communities of Practice Among Primary Care Physicians in Hong Kong. "Autonomy of group learning activities, recruiting specialists and allied health professionals, training facilitators, and undertaking discussion in multimedia may achieve...

Virtually Inspired: Showcasing Online Learning Innovation "From holographs and educational games, to drones and robots,

blog post image Virtually Inspired: Showcasing Online Learning Innovation "From holographs and educational games, to drones and robots, 21st century educators are forging new and amazing trails in technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Virtually Inspired is a place where educators can come for inspiration by perusing...

Simulation based education and expansive learning in health professional education: A discussion: The aim of this paper

blog post image Simulation based education and expansive learning in health professional education: A discussion: The aim of this paper is to discuss the application of Simulation Based Education (SBE) in nursing and wider health professional education. Simulated Learning (SL) is discussed in relation to its history,...

Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study:

blog post image Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study: For the purpose of continuous performance improvement, physicians are expected to reflect on their practice. While many reflection studies are theoretically oriented and often...

Healthcare students' perceptions about their role, confidence and competence to deliver brief public health interventions

blog post image Healthcare students' perceptions about their role, confidence and competence to deliver brief public health interventions and advice: Public health improvement has long been an important focus for the United Kingdom Department of Health. The Allied Health Professions (AHP) Federation has 84,000 members,...

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve - Web Courseworks: "The annual Hype Curve evaluation each year is to speak

blog post image 2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve - Web Courseworks: "The annual Hype Curve evaluation each year is to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We use our knowledge of practical use cases to...