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In the current issue of Medical Teacher (36, 11):

Using focus groups in medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 91 
This Guide has been designed to provide people interested in using focus groups with the information and tools to organize, conduct, analyse and publish sound focus group research within a broader understanding of the background and theoretical grounding of the focus group method.

Twelve tips for increasing transfer of training from faculty development programs 
These useful tips to design Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) will assist in increasing the transfer of skills from such programs. The tips are based not only on the review of the existing literature on transfer but also on the authors' own long term experience of conducting FDPs at their organization.

The value of online learning and MRI: Finding a niche for expensive technologies 
Although online learning is usually more expensive than ‘traditional’ approaches, it can add substantial value by offering other important advantages. There are several ways in which online learning could be implemented at lower cost and thus made more accessible.

Talk to me 
An insight into how simple actions during patient care can promote humanism and patient-centeredness in medicine.


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Medical Teacher is the journal of AMEE, an international association for all involved with medical and healthcare professions education. Medical Teacher addresses the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions.

2013 Impact Factor:2.045 5-Year Impact Factor:2.170

Frequency: 12 issues per year


ISSN: 0142-159X (print), 1466-187X (electronic)


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