Research by the University of Cambridge shows how medical students can engage in remote consultations and keep learning directly from patients even during the pandemic. Medical teachers can enable their students to successfully gain clinical experience even during lockdown periods, via supervised remote consultations with patients, according to a study carried out in June 2020 […]
Contribute to a new medical humanities working group at the University of Cambridge
The Department of Public Health and Primary Care is setting up a new medical humanities working group. This aims to explore and utilise the relevance of the arts and humanities to medical education. Dr Anne Swift (Director, Improving Health teaching) Dr Robbie Duschinsky (Head, Applied Social Science group at the Primary Care Unit) and Dr […]
Will virtual reality transform medical education?
Blog by Dr Jon Ferdinand, pictured above with fellow GP Associate Directors, Dr Madeleine Lameris (centre) and Dr Kinnary Martin. ASME 2018 Imagine being the first doctor at a cardiac arrest. I used to dread the thought. Despite having practiced numerous times on Resusci Anne (lifesize practice resuscitation doll for medical students and first aiders) […]