The amount of information we are expected to learn in medical school, residency, and beyond can be overwhelming – like drinking from a firehose! In this episode, we explore some ways in which physicians can leverage technology to help manage all of this information and facilitate life long learning. Several residents and attendings discuss what works for them, including using apps and online resources, and listening to podcasts. We then talk with Dr. Ryan Ribeira and Dr. Adam Dougherty of SimX about how they are using augmented and virtual reality to revolutionize medical simulation. Next, we talk with with Dr. Dina Wallin, creator of the Leader’s Library, on how she uses Slack to create a learning community of physicians across the globe. Finally, we discuss with education researcher, Dr. Jeff Riddell, about how and why physicians are turning to podcasts for learning and staying up to date, including some of the benefits and potential caveats.
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***Save the date for the 43rd annual UC Davis Emergency Medicine Winter Conference, February 24th-29th at the Ritz Carlton in Lake Tahoe***
Dr. Julia Magaña, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
Dr. Sarah Medeiros, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
Dr. Adam Dougherty, Emergency Medicine Physician at Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, CA; Chief Medical Officer at SimX
Dr. Ryan Ribeira, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University; Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SimX
Dr. Dina Wallin, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital; Creator of the ALiEM Leader’s Library
Dr. Jeff Riddell, Education Researcher and Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
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