Medical Mnemonist Podcast

Deliberate Practice: Self-Assessment and Finding a Mentor in Medical Education – Dr. Anders Ericsson – Part 2

Dr. Anders Ericsson discusses aspects of Deliberate Practice, including how to self-assess and find mentors for assessment.

Here is Part 2 of our interview with Dr. Anders Ericsson. We discuss one of the important aspects of Deliberate Practice, namely how to self-assess and find mentors for assessment. Gaining mastery in a subject takes time, practice, and guidance. Here are some of the tips you can use to gain mastery in your medical studies! Also, look below for how to join our new ITB Community via Slack.

0:50 Recording Your Study Experience for Mentor Appraisal

2:03 Using a Journal for Self-Assessment and for Mentor Use

7:08 Deliberate Practice for Medical Mnemonics

9:20 Using Patient Illness Scripts for Visual Mnemonics and Gaining Mastery Through Elaboration

14:25 How to Use State Dependent Memory for Exam Preparation

19:12 Just Three Wishes

Chase DiMarco

Chase DiMarco is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.D-candidate. He is the founder of MedEd University, a free medical education resource, the host of the Medical Mnemonist & Rounds to Residency podcasts creator of several medical education platforms, and CEO of FindARotation clinical rotations service.

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