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Feb 28, 2019
Article from Boston Globe reporting on how the CASPer (Computer Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) is used in selection to some medical schools.
Feb 27, 2019
The AMEE Simulation Committee provide a report on first responder and nurse inter-professional simulation.
Feb 11, 2019
Article on one of the changes outlined by the College of Family Physicans of Canada around protecting the integrity of continuing medical education for doctors.
Feb 07, 2019
A past President of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Dr Christine Park, has led an international initiative to develop a code of ethics for simulation practitioners.
The AMEE Simulation Committee give a summary of the IMSH 2019 Conference
Feb 05, 2019
A new university of health sciences is being launched in Rwanda. The University of Global Health Equity is being touted as a centre that will "contribute to addressing the critical shortage of health professionals" and "ensure they remain committed to the continent".
Jan 30, 2019
Elliot Martin, reflects on their involvement in educational projects and workshops as being the most fulfilling educational part of their training and continued development as a doctor.
Jan 28, 2019
Preparing surgeons for their first experience in the OR is a difficult task. Demonstrations on plastic models or cadavers and textbooks can help, but they only go so far. What VR presents in a surgical setting is the opportunity for a trainee to immerse themselves in a procedure in real-time.
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