Shame Experiences in Premedical and Medical Students

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Will Bynum, MD, and Joe Jackson, MD, join host Toni Gallo to discuss new research into the nature of shame experiences in medical students and emerging work on the implications of premedical students' shame experiences for their professional development. They offer advice for educators and learners for …

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Becoming a Doctor in Different Cultures

By Mohamed Al-Eraky, MD, PhD M. Al-Eraky is assistant professor of medical education, University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and a founding member, Medical Education Development Centre, Zagazig University, Egypt. In our recent article, my colleagues and I advocate the significance of cultural competency of physicians. The leading character in our vignettes, Amany, has encountered challenging …

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