Med Educators Blog
Articles tagged covid19
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 Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | May 19, 2020
As of this writing USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) testing centers remain closed because of local health ordinances and safety concerns. This has resurfaced calls for CS to be completely eliminated.
by Dr. Judy Kalinyak, VP and Director of Clinical Simulation | April 1, 2020
Watch the recording of “Exploring a Virtual COVID-19 Patient Case” to meet a virtual patient presenting with COVID-19 symptoms, and follow along as medical students play out a full exam—from patient history all the way through to diagnosis.
Rising to the Challenge: Developing Tools to Support Future Clinicians Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
by Molly Johannessen, PhD | April 1, 2020
As we all weather the transitions that are occurring in medical education during this difficult time, one thing is certain: distance learning and digital resources are necessary tools for each of us dedicated to supporting future healthcare professionals.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | February 10, 2020
It is human nature to be cautious of the unknown. When a new threat emerges, that caution can be amplified by the lack of information. The resulting behavior can create additional problems that compound the original risk.