Where Science Meets Instructional Design
nurse puts oxygen mask on elderly woman patient lying in the hospital room bed, wearing protective gloves and visor medical mask, coronavirus covid 19 protection concept
11 Jun 2021
When creating an educational medium, it must be kept in mind that there is life beyond the technical aspects of a specific pharmaceutical or medical device. The essence of physicians’ work lies in patient care. Experiencing the patient journey was the technique employed by this research team through the use of a visual medium that told the story of daily life of a person with a chronic disease. ...more
Surgeon Prepared to Operate
09 Dec 2020
It would be impossible to practice medicine in today’s world without picking up a medical journal or participating in continuing medical education courses. But what do we know about unlearning? In pedagogy (the study of learning), unlearning refers to the process of intentionally ignoring information that was previously retained. A 2017 study by Gupta et al addressed this topic and examined how the physician unlearns. Naturally, some interesting trends emerged. ...more
16 Oct 2020
One of my favorite questions to answer when first meeting someone is, “What do you do?” The titular answer of “medical writer” doesn’t fully encapsulate what I really do and why I’m passionate about it. My career is at the interface of science, medicine, and communication. It’s not enough to understand the basic research and clinical studies that are revolutionizing patient care; the impact of these findings ...more