Nielufar Varjavand

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Reflection and reflective practice in health professions education: a systematic review. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 2009;14 (4):595–621. 9 Dobie S. Viewpoint: reflections on a well-travelled path: self-awareness, mindful practice, and relationshipcentred care as foundations for medical education. Acad Med 2007;82 (4):422–7. 10 Lubarsky S, Charlin B,(More)
INTRODUCTION Physicians returning to clinical practice after inactivity may face many challenges. Few programs provide reeducation, and data are limited about these experiences. We describe the physician refresher/reentry program at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, and the lessons learned in our efforts to facilitate(More)
Despite increased awareness of domestic violence (DV), little is known about residents’ preparedness to diagnose and respond appropriately to abuse victims. We designed a pilot study to examine this. Seventy-one internal medicine residents participated in a 10-station standardized patient-based Clinical Skills Assessment. Forty (56%) were male and 31 (44%)(More)
OBJECTIVE We conducted this study to identify residents' limitations in screening for, documenting, and managing domestic violence (DV) and to focus future educational interventions. METHODS We administered a detailed survey to 103 internal medicine residents from 4 university-affiliated programs to ascertain their attitudes about and practices in(More)
There is growing recognition of the need to reeducate clinically inactive physicians seeking to return to practice and in the facilitation of this return. Physicians seeking to return to practice face many challenges: maneuvering the various requirements of licensing, medical, and credentialing boards; finding an appropriate educational program to become up(More)
CONTEXT The 2000 Institute of Medicine report, 'To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System', focused the medical community on medical error. This focus led to educational initiatives and legislation designed to minimise errors and increase their disclosure. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to investigate whether increased general awareness about medical(More)
INTRODUCTION Few formal educational programs are available in the United States to assist physicians wishing to return to medical practice after clinical inactivity. Little published data on physicians who complete these programs exist. We describe the Drexel Medicine Physician Reentry/Refresher course and present our findings on participant demographics,(More)
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