Webinar - The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills at a Time of Exponential Growth of Medical Knowledge

It is estimated that medical knowledge will double every 73 days in 2020.1 The use of critical thinking and analytical skills to support clinical decision making is becoming more crucial than ever, especially for your residents.

In this webinar, hear from a panel of experienced physicians on the current state of resident education and the methodology used for developing residents into skilled practitioners. Insights will be shared on their approach of leveraging trusted web-based tools to succeed in the face of rapid changes in medical knowledge.

1Am Clin Climatol Assoc; v,122; 2011; PMC3116346; Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2011; 122; 48-58

What You Will Learn:

  • The current state of resident education, use of synoptic content and development of analytical skills around clinical decision making
  • How sample patient cases express the need for critical thinking skills
  • The state of currently available clinical content tools and how residents are being taught to use them
  • The importance of using a trusted, accurate resource


J. Drew Furst, MD, DABFM, ABPM-CI
Vice President of Clinical Executives


Brett Cucchiara, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., MD, PhD, FRCA
Joseph F. Artusio, Jr. Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University Anesthesiologist-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Bonita Stanton, MD
Founding Dean
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC
Associate Professor of Sports Medicine
University of Maine
Medical Director
Eastern Maine Medical Center Sports Health

Todd Thomsen, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician, Emergency Department
Mount Auburn Hospital

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm