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99. Unlocking the Secrets of Learning | Mental models of expertise, threaded cognition, and tactics for information retention
Episode 9927th March 2023 • Stimulus | Helping Doctors overcome burnout, excel in leadership, and unlock their most fulfilling careers • Rob Orman, MD
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to reach the highest level of mastery?Are you a medical student looking for ways to achieve excellence in medical school or a physician wanting to become an expert in your field? If so, you’re in luck! Join us as we explore a fascinating conversation with Dr. Jeff Riddell, a leading expert in medical education as he talks about strategies to develop any skill, how medical school curriculum is adapting, the importance of context and relationships for comprehension, and so much more.

Guest bio: Dr. Jeff Riddell is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. His research on digital technology in medical education has made him a sought-after teacher, speaker, and researcher. He has won numerous accolades and awards for his work in both teaching and research, including the 2019 CORD/EMF Emergency Medicine Education Research Grant and the 2019 Academy Scholar Award in the category of Education Research from the CORD Academy for Scholarship in Education in Emergency Medicine.

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We Discuss: 

  • Mastering Learning
  • Mental Models of Expertise
  • Evolving Medical Education
  • Learning Retention from Podcasts
  • Threaded Cognition - A Theory of Concurrent Multitasking
  • Is There Gender Bias in Medical Education?
  • Resident Burnout




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