A recent discussion on the #CMEchat hashtag on Twitter (transcript is here) got me thinking about the difference between content experts who just present information and teachers who truly educate. (It set columnist Lawrence Sherman off as well; here are his musings). While key opinion leaders, or KOLs, may have ruled the continuing medical education world for time immemorial, regardless of their educational expertise, I believe that may be a dictatorship that’s going down. It ...

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