How To Obtain Effective Feedback on your Teaching

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Author (s): Dr Sue West-Jones, Dr Daniel Rigler, Dr Syed Hammad Hassan & Dr Joel Tay

Why receive feedback?   Feedback is central to the development of any form of education.  The provision of medical education is highly reliant on clinician-teachers, often motivated individuals but with variable teaching experience.  As teachers we need to ask of each teaching session whether both the educational content and the clinical educator "measure up" to the task and educational aims.  In order to develop our teaching skills, we have to accept we too are learners for whom feedback is central.  Algiraigri provides suggestions on how the medical educator can receive feedback in an open and positive learning environment.

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