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About Gretchen Diemer, MD

Vice Chair for Education
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
1 04, 2016

IDEA Series: Using LEGO Pieces to Help Residents Teach Procedural Skills


The Problem

Idea Series LogoEmergency Medicine (EM) residents are responsible for teaching and evaluating junior learners in the clinical environment. According to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements, EM programs must be able to deliver instructional programs to their housestaff on effective teaching principles. Unfortunately, few residents have had formalized training in coaching methods to apply during instances of procedural instruction.