Engaging the disinterested learner

Here’s an article by Ana Berlin (EMPH Class of 2012) which was recently posted through the American College of Surgeons Residency Assist Page.  The ACS supports and provides solutions to the challenges inherent in surgical residency programs and education.  In her piece, Ana discusses how surgical educators can best engage hard to reach students.  The advice she gives teachers is readily applicable to others of us:  leaders, providers, and advocates alike.

Engaging the “Disinterested” Learner:  How to Use  Advocacy and Inquiry to Develop a Shared Mental Model for the Learning Experience

by Ana Berlin MD, Columbia University Department of Surgery, New York

 

 

http://www.facs.org/education/rap/berlin0512.html

 

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