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Jan 30, 2018

Linda presents two papers in order to answer two questions...

  1. How Attending Physicians Negotiate Their Work Environment – “to generate an empiric, detailed, and updated view of the attending physician preceptor role and its interface with the complex work environment.”
  2. How evidence from observing attending physicians in the workplace links to a competency-based framework (CanMEDS competencies / Roles)

Article 1)

Authors: Bacchus M, Ward DR, de Grood J, Lemaire JB

Publication details: How evidence from observing attending physicians links to a competency-based framework Med Educ. 2017 Jun; 51(6):633-644.

Article 2)

Authors: Lemaire JB, Wallace JE, Sargious PM, Bacchus M, Zarnke K, Ward DR, Ghali WA.

Publication details: How Attending Physician Preceptors Negotiate Their Complex Work Environment: A Collective Ethnography. Acad Med. 2017 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

View the abstract here

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