Fostering Psychological Safety in the Clinical Learning Environment

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Addie McClintock, MD, and Joshua Jauregui, MD, join hosts Toni Gallo and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee members Andrea Leep, MD, and Paolo Martin, PhD, MS CHPR, MEd, to discuss clinical teachers’ behaviors and how they support or harm students’ sense of psychological safety in the …

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Video Abstract: Improvisational and Standup Comedy, Graphic Medicine, and Theatre of the Oppressed to Teach Advancing Health Equity

https://vimeo.com/748783311 In this video, Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, describes how he and his colleagues used improv and standup comedy, graphic medicine, and Theatre of the Oppressed to train first-year medical students at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in advancing health equity. This video abstract summarizes the work described by Chin and his …

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Meet the Editors: Jonathan M. Amiel, MD​

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am an assistant editor at Academic Medicine. In this role, I review new submissions to the journal, designate submissions for peer review, work collaboratively with our fabulous editors and editorial staff to determine editorial decisions, and help authors to finalize their work for publication. As …

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Educating Physicians About Firearm Safety and Injury Prevention

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Katherine Hoops, MD, MPH, Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA, and Allison Augustus-Wallace, PhD, MS, MNS, join host Toni Gallo to talk about firearm safety and injury prevention education. They discuss the role of physicians in engaging patients and communities in firearm injury risk reduction, the current state of …

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Academic Medicine Earns Impact Factor of 7.840, Highest Ever!

Clarivate Analytics released its 2021 Journal Impact Factors (JIFs), and Academic Medicine earned a JIF of 7.840. It places us at the top of the Education, Scientific Disciplines category for the seventh year in a row. It also places us sixth in the Health Care Sciences & Services category. In addition to having the top JIF in …

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Including Nurses as Members of the Resident Education Team

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Chirag Bhat, MD, and Warren Cheung, MD, MMEd, join hosts Toni Gallo and associate editor Teresa Chan, MD, MHPE, to discuss their research into nurses’ perspectives about giving feedback on residents’ clinical performance. They share their findings regarding the unique perspective nurses can offer, the barriers nurses …

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Empowering Trainees to be Leaders and Change Agents

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Lala Forrest and Joe Geraghty join host Toni Gallo to discuss the journal's Trainee Letters to the Editor feature. They highlight selected letters submitted in response to last year's call for submissions about the role of trainees as agents of change and discuss how institutions can empower …

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Meet the Editors: John Coverdale, MD, MEd

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am blessed to have the role of associate editor. It is a challenging one. Most of my work is judging articles for their suitability of publication, which is a several hour per week commitment. Another responsibility is to shape the direction of Academic Medicine in small …

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Call for Cover Art: Now Open to June 30, 2022

*Submission site: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=VFJQENUK* Editor's note: We are using a new submission platform for Cover Art this year; please do NOT submit your Cover Art through Editorial Manager. We are excited to announce our second annual call for the Cover Art feature! We were thrilled by the response to our first open call last year and …

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