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Medicine and Health Sciences

2014

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Planning A Safe Exit: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Srijaya K. Reddy, Nina Deutsch Oct 2014

Planning A Safe Exit: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Srijaya K. Reddy, Nina Deutsch

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This resource is a problem-based learning discussion (PBLD) case addressing the challenges and approach to planning and safely executing an EXIT procedure. It is primarily aimed at pediatric anesthesiologists but also applies to healthcare providers in fetal medicine and surgery.

The clinical scenario involves a fetus with a large cervical neck mass requiring an EXIT procedure for tracheal obstruction. This case highlights the challenges and implications of a procedure involving a multidisciplinary team. After presentation of the case stem, the instructor moderates a student-focused group discussion using a series of questions that build upon the case and a review of ...


How To Be A Super Model: Using Role Modeling To Become An Exemplary Educator, Priti Bhansali, Geeta Singhal, Helen Fromme, Melissa Held Sep 2014

How To Be A Super Model: Using Role Modeling To Become An Exemplary Educator, Priti Bhansali, Geeta Singhal, Helen Fromme, Melissa Held

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Over the past several years, published studies have described the qualities and skills of exemplary medical educators. Despite its inclusion in these lists, role modeling is a skill that is not often developed as a skill for use as an educational method. The purpose of this workshop is to assist participants in better understanding the characteristics of effective role modeling and create a paradigm for how to consciously incorporate role modeling into the daily education of students, residents, and colleagues in varied domains, including teaching, professionalism, communication, and patient care.

In this workshop, participants are introduced to the concept of ...


Medical Student Led Grief & Loss Support Group, Amy Waldner Jun 2014

Medical Student Led Grief & Loss Support Group, Amy Waldner

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The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences initiated a medical student peer to peer support group organized and led entirely by students. It is unique from traditional groups in that it is devoid of faculty/administrative presence and exists purely to support students who are suffering from acute or prolonged grief. The group meets once per month and discusses topics that are particularly difficult for medical students who have recently lost a close friend or family member. All students are invited and announcements are provided monthly via email. Faculty and students have made a concerted effort to ...


Challenging Situations In Family Centered Rounds: Making The Best Out Of Worst Case Scenarios, Priti Bhansali, Kerry Moss, Christiane Corriveau, Geeta Singhal, Robert Kavanagh, Jeffrey Simmons Mar 2014

Challenging Situations In Family Centered Rounds: Making The Best Out Of Worst Case Scenarios, Priti Bhansali, Kerry Moss, Christiane Corriveau, Geeta Singhal, Robert Kavanagh, Jeffrey Simmons

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This resource is a workshop intended for both seasoned and novice health care providers who are interested in becoming prepared for challenging scenarios that may be encountered during FCR. Case scenarios of challenging situations relating to discussing sensitive topics, correcting errors, and teaching learners in front of both parents and patients are presented. Tangible opportunities to role model communication skills, efficiency, and teaching skills for trainees are highlighted. The session will conclude with a question and answer session with a multi-specialty panel to share experiences and strategies for addressing the unexpected during FCR. By the end of the workshop, participants ...


Resource To Develop Medical Students Into Peer Mentors, Sean Meredith, Larrie Greenberg, Benjamin Blatt Feb 2014

Resource To Develop Medical Students Into Peer Mentors, Sean Meredith, Larrie Greenberg, Benjamin Blatt

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The primary goal of the Peer Mentoring Guide is to develop fourth year medical students (MS-4s) into mentors for first year medical students (MS-1s). The purpose of this resource is to provide others who want to develop a peer mentoring program as part of an advanced students-as-teachers curriculum.

The George Washington University was one of the first schools to have a program to prepare medical students for their teaching role as residents and practicing physicians, which was called TALKS (Teaching and Learning Knowledge and Skills). We recently recognized that some participants were interested in going beyond the boundaries of the ...