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Medical Science Educator

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 553–556 | Cite as

Using a Flipped, Blended Learning Model to Build a Modern Classroom for Senior Medical Students Transitioning to Residency

  • Daniel K. Manson
  • Jonathan M. Amiel
  • Rachel J. Gordon
Short Communication

Abstract

Transition-to-residency courses have been developed to aid in the transition from senior medical student to intern. However, few modern learning techniques have been used in this setting to make learning actionable. We describe an innovative transition-to-residency course, “Ready 4 Residency” (R4R), that capitalized on a novel flipped, blended learning model. In both qualitative and quantitative feedback, students praised the flipped, blended format, the overall course quality, and the enjoyable nature of the course. This new model can be used to build a modern, high-yield, and engaging classroom for senior medical students.

Keywords

Flipped classroom Blended learning Modern Medical education Transition-to-residency 

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© International Association of Medical Science Educators 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel K. Manson
    • 1
  • Jonathan M. Amiel
    • 2
    • 3
  • Rachel J. Gordon
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA

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