Med Educators Blog
October 15, 2020
In this event, panelists addressed the historic assumptions and misconceptions about Black pain tolerance that continue to impact not only the medical treatment that black people receive today, but also the gaps in education that all medical students unknowingly face.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jim De koning, MBA ESADE’14, MA TESOL ’06 – Regional Medical Programs Director & Strategic Sales Executive for i-Human Patients by Kaplan
by Jim De koning, MBA ESADE’14, MA TESOL ’06 – Regional Medical Programs Director & Strategic Sales Executive for i-Human Patients by Kaplan | October 14, 2020
With my degrees in education and business management, I would say my expertise lies in the overlap between Learning/Instructional Design and Design Thinking for growth and innovation purposes.
by Dr. Conrad Fischer, MD, MA, Professor of Medicine, Program Director and Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center | September 29, 2020
Whether you believe that the test should have a grade or be Pass/Fail, the test is going to be Pass/Fail and every student has to know what this means. It means that student’s had better maximize all your efforts on Step 2.
September 23, 2020
In this event, panelists unpacked medical breakthroughs discovered through experimentation of the bodies of people of color as well as medical ethics, existing exploitation of BIPOC and impoverished communities, and proposed solutions for remedying this ongoing atrocity.
by Christine Bruce, DMSc, MHSA, PA-C, Program Director, Penn State College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program & Associate Professor of Medicine | September 16, 2020
Physician Assistant Programs throughout the country are faced with the challenge of educating our students in two very different learning dimensions: students need to know certain facts about disease entities but they also need to learn how to apply this knowledge into real-life clinical situations.
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | September 10, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Kem-Maria McCook, M.D., to learn more about her path from studying in Jamaica to becoming an MD in the United States.
September 2, 2020
It’s more important than ever to understand the structural and social barriers for marginalized groups. As part of our commitment to this, Kaplan was proud to announce the Racial Inequality in Medicine Webinar Series which kicked off on Tues 9/1/20 with "Acknowledging Racial Inequality in Medical Education."
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Eric Quintero, International Director, Medical Programs / Institutional Partnerships for Latin America
by Eric Quintero | September 1, 2020
I have been with Kaplan Medical for 14 years and have held various positions that each brought along a new set of challenges that expanded my knowledge and love for the company.
by Stephanie Neary, MPA, MMS, PA-C & Mary Ruggeri, MEd, MMSc, PA-C | August 25, 2020
As faculty, we hope we can embrace changes as an opportunity to shift the culture of learning towards one that leverages technology to benefit the learning styles and demands of students today.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | August 21, 2020
In our recent webinar titled "Virtual Simulation & Planning for the Future of Medical Education" our panel of experts discussed virtual simulation and the “new normal” of medical education.
by Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director, Pre-Clinical Academics, USMLE, COMLEX, & NBDE Pharmacology & Biochemistry Faculty Member | August 18, 2020
By preparing as faculty to command an online environment and translate our knowledge using modern techniques, we can continue to prepare our students effectively for board exams.
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | August 18, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Gabriel Antonio De la Cruz Ku, to learn more about his path from studying in Peru to becoming an MD in the United States.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Inder Pahal, M.D., MBA, Global Director Institutional/University Partnerships
by Inder Pahal | August 13, 2020
In my current role I work with institutions all over the world striving to provide excellent products that align with their educational mission.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | July 31, 2020
by Mark Tyler-Lloyd, M.D., Executive Director of Medical Academics | July 27, 2020
We have entered a unique and urgent time in medical education. Internal test changes and the external threat of a deadly pandemic have amplified the usual anxiety provoking challenges of being a medical student.
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | July 23, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Valeriia Klymenko, to learn more about her path from studying in Ukraine to becoming an MD in the United States.
by Stanley S. Zelman, DDS | July 13, 2020
Numerous studies have been published on the impact of stress on dental students. Mindfulness is one powerful technique to assist in managing stress. In this short commentary, we will address the concept of mindfulness and how it can help to manage and reduce the impact of stress.
by Melissa King, i-Human Patient by Kaplan Account & Implementation Manager | July 9, 2020
During my 9 years at Kaplan, I’ve been fortunate to work with many types of experts, and have learned a great deal from each and every one: from international & US medical students, to nursing faculty, to institutional partners, to standardized patients.
by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | June 30, 2020
Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Chukwuka Eneh, to learn more about his path from Nigeria to becoming an MD in the United States.