education


Cliff Reid – Training HEMS teams

Cliff Reid is known to most people in prehospital and emergency medicine. Here’s 10 lessons from his many years developing the outstanding team training for the Greater Sydney Area HEMS service.


The Teaching Course NYC DAY 1 #TTCNYC16

Once again The Teaching Course has turned the Innovation Loft in New York City into the place to be for medical educators. So of course the scanFOAM team are present in the form of me, Sandra. I’ve brought my colleague, […]


How I Sim – Peter Dieckmann

Another one of the giants of the sim world has generously agreed to share his “How I Sim” story with #FOAMsim and the scanFOAM audience. Peter Dieckmann is an organisational psychologist, originally from Germany where he also did his PhD, […]


How you may be failing as an expert – and how your novice can help

As newly graduated medical students leave universities around the world and start their professional lives as junior doctors, so starts the media coverage about the #JulyEffect (1). #JulyEffect Tweets // The Dunning-Kruger effect is cited frequently in medical education and […]


How I Sim – Sandra Viggers

Recently, I came across this question on Twitter and joined the conversation. Crowdsourcing …How could @MedSimulation foster online community for sim educators ? Blog? Podcasts? More Twitter posts? What content? — Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) June 22, 2016 Two replies caught […]


Go To The SIM Like You Go To The GYM

This is a complementary blogpost to my #smaccDUB talk “How Students Can Choreograph Their Own Education”. I was thrilled to be offered the opportunity to talk about my passion – medical education, and how I think we can benefit from […]