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Sep 10, 2019

Episode length 24:10

*Now 32:45 with Dr. Thomas's rebuttal at the end of the episode*

This Evidence based Medicine paper tries to answer 3 important questions:

1. What are HP educators’ attitudes toward using educational research evidence to inform their teaching and assessment practices? 

2. To what extent do HP educators use educational research evidence in their practice? 

3. What are the individual and organizational supports and barriers of evidence-informed education from the perspective of HP educators? 


Authors:  Thomas et al., 

Publication details:  Use of evidence in health professions education: Attitudes, practices, barriers and supports Med Teach. 2019 May 3:1-11 

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