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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Brandon Deason, MD, Senior Content Manager

by Brandon Deason, MD, Senior Content Manager, Kaplan Medical | November 12, 2021

I joined the Kaplan Medical team this past year to focus on bridging the student experience with Kaplan from MCAT through medical school. My passion is pursuing innovative ways to support medical students through the entirety of their journey.

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Kaplan Medical is Building a Future with Osteopathic Physicians  

by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Curriculum Developer - Level 1 | October 20, 2021

Kaplan Medical has the best osteopathic support through a COMLEX specific method, including integrating osteopathic philosophy into each question.

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White Paper: Telemedicine in Education: Preparing Medical Students for the Future of Patient Care by Kaplan Medical

by John Bloodworth, Senior Director, Content Development, Kaplan Medical | October 14, 2021

The new Kaplan Medical white paper, “Telemedicine in Education: Preparing Medical Students for the Future of Patient Care,” examines the emerging emphasis on telehealth treatment and the critical need for medical educators to prepare students for the new world of healthcare through virtual simulation.

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Catching Up with Melissa King, Account Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan

by Melissa King, i-Human Patient by Kaplan Account & Implementation Manager | October 11, 2021

New on the Kaplan Medical Blog: We’re catching up with Melissa King, Account Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan, to learn more about her thoughts on the present state and future potential of medical education.

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Catching Up with Mary Peeler, Executive Director, Accounts, Kaplan Medical

by Mary Peeler, Executive Director, Institutional Accounts | September 22, 2021

I would give medical educators the same advice that I’d share with all educators―the key to successful online teaching is engagement. It’s important to connect with your students as much as possible throughout each session in order to check for understanding before proceeding.

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Assessing the Efficacy of Measuring Diagnostic Reasoning

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | September 20, 2021

Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, unpacks the recent article in Diagnosis, “Use of a structured approach and virtual simulation practice to improve diagnostic reasoning,” which used i-Human Patients by Kaplan as a case study for measuring the efficacy of virtual simulation.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Dr. Jane Jean, Onboarding Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan

by Dr. Jane Jean, Onboarding Manager, i-Human Patients by Kaplan | September 8, 2021

One of my passions is utilizing and sharing knowledge with others to help achieve their goals―be it as a trainer, advocate, or mentor.

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Webinar in Review: Talk into Action: How to Practice Anti-Racism in Healthcare

August 19, 2021

In this event, panelists took a deep dive into actionable and meaningful steps we can take towards creating a more equitable healthcare system.

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Catching Up with Cheri Julien Hirao, Regional Medical Program Director, Kaplan Medical

by Cheri Julien Hirao, MBA, Director of Institutional Programs, Kaplan Medical | August 12, 2021

Seeing students achieve their dreams never gets old. Most of the schools I work with have students who have fought against the odds, one way or another, to achieve that goal.  It is very satisfying.

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Creating a Successful Physician is More Than Creating a Successful Test Taker

by Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager | August 11, 2021

Kaplan Medical has numerous tools that can help students to not only build the knowledge necessary to succeed on their board exams but also to build the competencies necessary to become better physicians.

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Webinar in Review: Demystifying Healthcare Policy - How Laws Dictate Survival in Underserved Communities

July 27, 2021

In this event, panelists unpacked how laws and policies impact the day-to-day and long-term health of underserved BIPOC communities as well as the importance of awareness and education campaigns.

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Catching Up with Daniel Nelson, Executive Director, Global Sales, Kaplan Medical

by Daniel Nelson II, Executive Director, Global Medical Sales | July 8, 2021

Medical education is not just anatomy and biochemistry, it is also personal interaction and a deep understanding of the human condition.

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Webinar in Review: Addressing Healthcare Inequities Impacting the BIPOC LGBTQIA+ Community 

June 22, 2021

In this event, panelists addressed the specific challenges Queer members of BIPOC communities encounter when it comes to healthcare as well as proactive steps that healthcare providers, medical educators, and LGTBQIA+ allies can take to further improve the Queer healthcare experience.

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Teachable Moments in Problem-Based Learning: Why am I Paying Tuition to be Taught By My Classmates?

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | June 17, 2021
Kaplan Medical Educators

When the primary blocker to learning is a mismatched attitude, logical reasons will not work as well as immersion in the environment. Immersive learning can be enhanced by teachable moments.

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Why You Should Care about the CPA UGRC Report

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | May 12, 2021

To put the CPA UGRC in context, these recommendations are meant to be the same order of magnitude as the change of Step 1 to Pass-Fail―the largest shift in medical education in this century so far.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Curriculum Developer - Level 1

by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Curriculum Developer - Level 1 | May 11, 2021

I believe organizations like Kaplan are integral to medical education and will continue to be more involved in the education at the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

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The Relation Between White Space and Concept Maps

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | April 23, 2021
White Space and Concept Maps

Take a deep dive into the value and potential of white space as a tool to clarify and highlight significant information, as well as how the theory and practice of utilizing white space relates to the tables and concepts maps educators use to convey data to their students.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Programs Director

by Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Program Director | April 13, 2021

 I believe that my background enables me to see challenges from various perspectives and offer solutions that benefit administrators, faculty, and students.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager

by Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager | March 18, 2021

My favorite part of medicine has always been the teaching aspect, whether it was educating patients about health conditions and their treatment or mentoring medical students and residents throughout their medical career journey.

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White Paper: Examining the Values of Implementing Virtual Simulation into Medical Curricula

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | March 15, 2021

In the new Kaplan Medical white paper, “Examining the Values of Implementing Virtual Simulation into Medical Curricula,” I take a look into the ways in which VS can help prepare your students for success on their board exams and their careers as doctors.

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