Updates for Our Medicine and the Arts Feature 

Medicine and the Arts (MATA) is Academic Medicine’s longest-running feature. Since 1991, MATA authors have explored the relationship between art and the teaching, learning, and practice of medicine. MATA has long served a unique role in the literature of health professions education by inviting moments of reflection on medicine as seen through the lens of …

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Faculty Perspectives on Responding to Microaggressions Targeting Clerkship Students

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, Meghan O’Brien, MD, MBE, and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee members Tasha Wyatt, PhD, and Javeed Sukhera, MD, PhD, join host Toni Gallo to discuss new research into faculty perspectives on responding to microaggressions targeting medical students in the clinical learning environment. They explore several tensions that …

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Faculty and Student Perceptions of Unauthorized Collaborations

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, Carrie Chen, MD, PhD, Terry Kind, MD, MPH, and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee members Cha-Chi Fung, PhD, and Daniele Ölveczky, MD, MS, join host Toni Gallo to discuss new research into faculty and student perceptions of unauthorized collaborations. They discuss several tensions in the preclinical learning …

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Learner Perspectives on the Learner Handover Process

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, Tammy Shaw, MD, MMed, and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee member Arianne Teherani, PhD, join host Toni Gallo to discuss new research into learner perspectives on the learner handover process. They discuss the role of trust in this process, the potential for bias, the purpose of handovers …

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Ensuring Fairness in Medical Education Assessment

This episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast is a companion to the August 2023 Ensuring Fairness in Medical Education Assessment supplement, which was sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. The supplement focuses on creating an optimal, equitable system of learner assessment. In this episode, Holly Humphrey, MD, president of the Macy Foundation, discusses the …

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New Collection of Articles on Language Equity in Medical Education

To recognize and demonstrate that all persons are valued and respected, academic medicine ideally will reflect the communication needs and language preferences of the population. We have curated a collection of articles with the intent of helping readers understand historical perspectives on the need to address language-related health disparities and informing strategies to enhance language-appropriate …

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Thinking on Your Feet Well: Building Adaptive Expertise in Learners Using Simulation

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, Sam Clarke, MD, MAS, and Jon Ilgen, MD, PhD, join host Toni Gallo to discuss the importance of teaching adaptive expertise to prepare learners for the types of complex cases they will encounter in clinical practice. This conversation also covers what adaptive expertise is, how simulation can be used …

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Ask the Editors: Striving for Clarity in Designing and Reporting Quantitative Research

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, the journal’s editors–Colin West, MD, PhD, Yoon Soo Park, PhD, Jonathan Amiel, MD​, and Gustavo Patino, MD, PhD–join host Toni Gallo to share practical guidance for designing and reporting quantitative research. They share tips for success and flaws to avoid around designing your study, using descriptive and inferential …

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Ask the Editors: Practical Guidance for Designing and Reporting Qualitative Research

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, the journal’s editors--Bridget O'Brien, PhD, Jonathan Amiel, MD​, Megan Brown, MBBS(H), PhD, and Laura Hirshfield, PhD--join host Toni Gallo to share practical guidance for designing and reporting qualitative research. They make recommendations for getting started, choosing a methodology, and effectively using published guidelines. Then they dispel common myths …

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