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by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Curriculum Developer - Level 1 | January 14, 2022
Understanding the intricacies of a standardized test can be an arduous task. This is no different when it comes to the COMLEX-USA exams. Specifically, there can be some confusion when it comes to the osteopathic philosophy questions.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | January 12, 2022
Last year brought a wave of changes to the way we will need to prepare our students for their board exams in the future. As we begin 2022, I believe that we can learn from these shifts by adopting a more agile outlook and increasingly holistic approaches to medical education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | June 17, 2021
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.
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.
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.
by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | April 23, 2021
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.
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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