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Practical Wisdom: Aristotle meets Positive Psychology
The strengths and virtues identified by positive psychology are treated as logically independent, and it is recommended that people identify their “signature” strengths and cultivate them, becauseExpand
Why We Work
Perceptions about conflicts of interest: an Ontario survey of dentists' opinions.
TLDR
Dentists need specific instruction and clearer direction regarding conflict of interest issues, so that they can better manage situations deemed to be conflicting and thereby earn and maintain patient trust in the profession. Expand
Can patients help teach professionalism and empathy to dental students? Adding patient videos to a lecture course.
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Examination of predoctoral students' perspectives to determine the impact of new educational methodologies designed to integrate patients' voices into a patient management lecture course indicates that students perceived this innovation enhanced the teaching of professionalism, raised their awareness of the importance of empathy, and was a well-received addition to the course. Expand
Access to dental care: a social justice discussion.
Evaluating the students' perspectives of a clinic mentoring programme.
TLDR
The findings indicated that the mentoring program was well received by most students who would like to see the program expanded and the majority of students felt that the Mentoring program aligned well with comprehensive care of their patients while enhancing their clinical experience. Expand
An innovative approach to teaching ethics and professionalism.
TLDR
At the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, innovative teaching methods are developed that prepare students for the challenges of professional practice, allow them to acquire the clinical competencies specified by regulatory bodies and help them to become ethical dental practitioners. Expand
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