Using Machine Learning in Residency Applicant Screening

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guest Jesse Burk-Rafel, MD, MRes, joins hosts Toni Gallo and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee member Mahan Kulasegaram, PhD, to discuss the development of a decision support tool that incorporates machine learning and the use of that tool in residency applicant screening. They also talk about the …

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Transcript for Advice from a Master Peer Reviewer

Below is the transcript of the following Academic Medicine Podcast episode: Advice from a Master Peer ReviewerOriginally posted August 2018, Reposted September 6, 2021 Read more about this episode and listen here. Toni Gallo: Hi all. This week I am reposting a discussion I had with Academic Medicine's former Editor-in-Chief David Sklar, and one of the …

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Advice from a Master Peer Reviewer

This episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast was originally released in August 2018. Guest Carl Stevens, MD, MPH, joins hosts Toni Gallo and former editor-in-chief David Sklar, MD, to discuss the peer review process. Carl is a 10-time winner of the journal’s Excellence in Reviewing Award. He shares his reasons for serving as a peer …

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Transcript for Preserving Medical Student Mental Health

Below is the transcript of the following Academic Medicine Podcast episode: Preserving Medical Student Mental Health May 17, 2021 Read more about this episode and listen here. Toni Gallo: Hi everyone. I'm Toni Gallo, a staff editor with The Journal, and host of The Academic Medicine podcast. On today's episode, to discuss medical student mental health, …

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Preserving Medical Student Mental Health

This episode addresses mental health, burnout, depression, and suicide. If you or a loved one is in distress, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org or over the phone at 1-800-273-8255. On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and associate editor Dr. John Coverdale and guests Christopher …

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Transcript for Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

Below is the transcript of the following Academic Medicine Podcast episode: Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health April 19, 2021 Read more about this episode and listen here. Toni Gallo: Hi everyone, I'm Toni Gallo, a staff editor with The Journal, and host of the Academic Medicine Podcast. In honor of Earth …

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Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

In honor of Earth Day, on the Academic Medicine Podcast, host Toni Gallo and guests Drs. Kari Nadeau and Ari Bernstein (@DrAriBernstein) discuss climate change and its effects on human health. Drs. Nadeau and Bernstein describe their efforts and the work of others to teach the science and health effects of climate change to medical …

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Supporting American Indian Students in Pursuing Careers in Medicine and Science: Celebrating Research and Cultural Identity

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and assistant editor for trainee engagement Lala Forrest (@Lala_Forrest) and guests Drs. Maija Holsti and Sam Hawkins discuss the Native American Research Internship program (@NARI_UofU) at the University of Utah, which is open to Native college students across the United States who are interested in pursuing biomedical …

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To Improve Medical Education, We Must First Confront Our Field’s History

In our Academic Medicine article,1 we discuss how medical curricula perpetuate inequity by describing racial differences as matters of scientific fact. As medical students, we have seen lectures demonstrating biological differences rooted in race—a social construct—including that Black people have increased risk for developing glaucoma.1 We have seen race used in medical curricula to teach …

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New Collection of Articles on Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education

Academic Medicine is committed to assisting medical schools and teaching hospitals, their faculty and trainees, and the public in learning more about complex issues and strategies to acknowledge, repair, and transcend racism to make academic medicine not only more inclusive and diverse but also more focused on a vision of human mutuality. To this end, …

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