A mental health epidemic
Prevalence of Depression, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidal Ideation among Medical Students. Rotenstein LS et al. JAMA 2016; 316(21):2214-2236.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Christine Lee
Tags: medical students, mental health, systematic review
The impact of mobile phone usage on student learning. Kuznekoff JH, Titsworth S. Communication Educ 2013; 62(3):233-252.
Reviewed by Gary Beck Dallaghan
Tags: learning outcomes, multi-tasking, digital distraction
Are Scores from NBME Subject Examinations Valid Measures of Knowledge Acquired During Clinical Clerkships? Ryan MS, Bishop S, Browning J, Anand RJ, Walterhouse E, Rigby F, Al-Mateen CS, Lee C, Bradner M, Colbert-Getz JM. Academic Medicine 2016 (published online before print).
Reviewed by Robyn Bockrath
Tags: NBME Subject Exam, clerkship, validity
Failure IS an option
The failure to fail underperforming trainees in health professions education: A BEME systemic review: BEME Guide No. 42. Yepes-Rios R., Dudek N, Duboyce R, Curtis J, Allard R, and Varpio L: Medical Teacher, 206, 38:1092-1099.
Reviewed by Janet Meller
Tags: faculty development, failing underperforming trainees, systematic review