doctor learning laptop

In case you weren’t convinced by our post on flipping your classroom, here are some hard numbers to show you why personalized learning is far superior to didactics for board review. At Knowledge to Practice, we’ve always understood the advantages of personalized learning, but now that more than 5,000 physicians have used our platform, we have…

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doctor reading newspaper

It’s that time of year. Your in-laws have taken over your house and you’re looking for an escape, or you’re traipsing through a crowded airport full of grumpy travelers. To provide you with a useful distraction, we’ve compiled a list of light holiday reading to bring you up to speed on some of the current…

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Women in Cardiology

International Women’s Day is a special time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This global action takes place on March 8th but is celebrated all month long. Here are a few women physicians who are making an outsized impact on the medical field. Heidi Connolly, MD Dr. Connolly is a Professor of…

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thanksgiving meal turkey

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you spent yesterday enjoying time with friends and family and gorging yourself on delicious food. If you’re feeling a little guilty about everything you just ate, check back next week to hear from a cardiologist on why he’s become vegan – and why you and your patients should too. In the…

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k2p-team

As a doctor, you are up to four times more likely to commit suicide than your non-medical friends and family. More than one in 10 physicians will develop a substance abuse problem, and professional burnout is markedly higher among physicians than it is in the general population. Being a physician is not good for your mental…

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Resident Studying at a Laptop and Notebook

Since board passage rates just became available, you might be thinking about their impact on your residency program’s reputation and ability to appeal to high-quality residents. How much do prospective residents actually care? Board passage rate is something prospective residents look at, so almost every organization should be striving to improve. However, it is one of only…

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Physician Learning Styles

In my experience, people teaching physicians feel very strongly about learning styles – they either see them as really important or a bunch of nonsense. I believe the theory is actually well-grounded – the problem is the application. For example, at my kids’ school, they have them take a learning assessment and then they tell…

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Balancing Administrative Overload

Looking for time-saving tips to help you speed through your least favorite tasks? You’re not alone. Nearly everyone I speak to who works in the medical field has the same complaint. What initially interested them in their roles—whether that be spending face-to-face time with patients, conducting research, mentoring medical students, keeping up to date with…

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