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The Mother of Invention

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic spurs creation of new, remote teaching methods at HMS.

When the COVID-19 pandemic prompted Harvard Medical School to move learning online in March, faculty moved swiftly, developing new curriculum approaches, sometimes within hours, that are allowing educators to continue to teach classes and ensure that students are achieving learning objectives remotely.

But, among Harvard schools, they had some unique challenges. Part of the process of teaching medical students how to fully assess their patients’ conditions requires human touch—and that can’t be...

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2017 Oct 24

Medical Education Day

11:30am to 6:00pm

Location: 

HMS TMEC

The Academy at Harvard Medical School

Please join us to explore the challenge of uncertainty in the practice and teaching of medicine throughout the medical education continuum. 

Overall Program Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of uncertainty in clinical reasoning;
  • Explain how considerations of uncertainty are critical to teaching high-value care;
  • Describe strategies for teaching our learners how to...
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