World Opinion Forum Examines Orthopaedic Education

International panel weighs impact of technology, emedia

Mary Ann Porucznik

“Throughout history, the term ‘physician’ has really been equivalent to the term ‘scholarship,’” noted David C. Templeman, MD, a member of the AAOS International Committee, as he introduced the 2012 World Opinion Forum. “But recently, the educational paradigm, the way we do things, has changed. Students—from small children to medical residents—are no longer assimilating information in the same way we did. They’re using computers, multitasking, acquiring information from a multitude of sources.”

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