The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation

Achieving Mastery in CPD: Meeting Learners Where They Are

August 25, 2021 Donna Gabriel, MS / Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc Season 1 Episode 2
The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation
Achieving Mastery in CPD: Meeting Learners Where They Are
Show Notes

In this episode, Donna Gabriel talks with Dr. Graham McMahon, President and CEO of the ACCME, to gather his perspectives on the current state of clinician well-being and how creators of continuing professional development might approach the design of future initiatives to integrate mastery of skills with human connection.

During this episode, you will learn about:  

  • Current statistics on provider burnout and what that means for continuing professional development  
  • Factors that drive people to thrive and how they relate to the role of healthcare leaders and educators 
  • How curiosity and “intellectual play” support learning mastery 
  • The danger of passive learning and strategies for engagement 


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Music and lyrics:  Nancy Burger and Scott Weber