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PURPOSE Peer tutoring offers a valuable method of enhancing students' learning experience in medical school. Junior students learn from senior peers to reinforce curriculum content in an engaging community environment. The aim of our study was to assess tutees' perceptions of a formal peer tutoring program at the Central Clinical School of Sydney Medical(More)
BACKGROUND Peer tutoring has been described as "people from similar social groupings who are not professional teachers helping each other to learn and learning themselves by teaching". Peer tutoring is well accepted as a source of support in many medical curricula, where participation and learning involve a process of socialisation. Peer tutoring can ease(More)
DIS 5.4.0 DTD YGAST60525 proof 31 August 2016 5:27 am ce Gastroe 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 Question: A 53year-old man presented with a 3-day history of odynophagia. His medical history was significant for multiple episodes of azoleresistant esophageal candidiasis, human immunodeficiency virus–hepatitis C virus coinfection (with a CD4(More)
Student-led teaching has long been regarded as a useful ancillary educational method. It is also a valuable tool in the development of aspects of professionalism in student tutors and contributes to a sense of community within the student body. In 2014, a peer-assisted learning (PAL) program, organised by students at Sydney Medical School (Central),(More)
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