Podcasting as an Educational Tool

Podcasting as an Educational Tool

January 1, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Jessie Werner and Dr. Tiffany Proffitt talk with some of the best medical podcasters in the field about the use of podcasts for teaching and learning. Can podcasts replace books? Supplement conference? Which ones are the best? Find out here.

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Host

Jessie Werner, MD

University of California San Francisco – Fresno
Fellow - Emergency Medicine Education
@JessWernerMD
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Tiffany Proffitt, DO, MABS

Attending Physician
Honor Health, Scottsdale, AZ

@ProMammaDoc
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Guests

Drew Kalnow, DO

Doctors Hospital
@dkalnow

Ali Raja, MD, MBA, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital
@AliRaja_MD

Mizuho Morrison, MD

LA County + USC
@mizuhomorrison

Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD

Mount Sinai Health System
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@jbeckesmay

Overview:

In this episode, Dr. Jessie Werner and Dr. Tiffany Proffitt talk with some of the best medical podcasters in the field about the use of podcasts for teaching and learning. Can podcasts replace books? Supplement conference? Which ones are the best? Find out here.

Guests:

  • Mizuho Morrison, DO
  • Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD
  • Ali Raja, MD, MBA, MPH
  • Drew Kalnow, DO

Key Resources:

Key Points:

    • Podcasts are an excellent SUPPLEMENT to book learning and on-shift teaching.
    • Podcasts are a great way to review something you already know or to help you think about it differently.
    • There’s no replacement for the interaction and discussion that comes out of a live lecture.

Key Resources:

    • Hurst EJ. Podcasting in Medical Education and Health Care. J Hosp Librarianship. 2019:19(3):214-226.
    • Cho D, Cosimini M, Espinoza J. Podcasting in medical education: a review of the literature. Korean J Med Educ. 2017;29(4):229-239.
    • Riddell J, Swaminathan A, Lee M, Mohamed A, Rogers R, Rezaie SR. A Survey of Emergency Medicine Residents' Use of Educational Podcasts. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(2):229–234.

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