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I help education providers create and evaluate CME/CE for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. And I host the Write Medicine podcast.

Physicalize Your Online Presence

Physicalize Your Online Presence

Are you done with Zoom? Tapped out meeting remotely? Ready for 2020 to be over? We can all relate. Step Into My Office I've been using Zoom as my online meeting platform for at least a couple of years now. Before 2020, clients and colleagues would use the audio option...

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Resilience Rising

Resilience Rising

Burnout Burden and COVID-19 At the time of writing, COVID-19 is still exacting a daily toll on the world as infection rates continue to rise. The calculus of suffering associated with the causative virus SARS-CoV-2 is especially evident among health professionals, who...

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Alliance 2019: Making It Stick

Alliance 2019: Making It Stick

Learning as Rationality or Behavior Reflex? One of the highlights of the 2019 Alliance Annual Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland was David Asch's keynote address on behavioral economics. It's probably safe to say that much of  education in the continuing...

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Radical Kindness

Radical Kindness

I love this blog from the United Kingdom's Carnegie Trust about kindness, not only because it is co-written by a dear friend, Julie Brownlie (along with co-author Simon Anderson), but also because it reminds me of the advice given to me in the 1980s as I embarked on...

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CMEPaloozing into Spring

CMEPaloozing into Spring

Scott Kober and Derek Warnick knocked it out of the park again with Spring 2018’s two-day CMEPalooza. The agenda was jam-packed with sessions on the pressing need for outcomes standardization, the rationale for including patients as education planners, the...

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Edging Toward Deep Learning in CEHP

Edging Toward Deep Learning in CEHP

Do you remember the last time you learned something new? Can you recall the thrill of being able to do something that you previously thought you couldn’t? Or the excitement of actively discovering new knowledge that enhanced or changed your understanding of something?...

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The Path to Publication is Full of Potholes

The Path to Publication is Full of Potholes

2017 has been a good year for Thistle publications. But as we all know, the path to publication is paved with potholes. If you are thinking about publishing your work, here are some points to ponder, and suggestions for a splendid submission. Synthesize the Literature...

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Focusing in on Focus Groups

Focusing in on Focus Groups

Focus groups can be a valuable addition to the CME practitioner's toolbox. Use them when you are planning education programs to dive into education needs or to identify unanticipated challenges with implementing quality improvement initiatives, as a real-time...

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