Associations between learning community engagement and burnout, quality of life, and empathy among medical students

Feb 14, 2019, 4:32 AM
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International Journal of Medical Education. 2018;9:316-322
Sean Tackett, Scott M. Wright, Jorie M. Colbert-Getz, Robert B. Shochet

Read about components with a Learning Community that are valued differently and varying their relationships with student outcomes.  In this cross-sectional study, all Johns Hopkins School of Medicine students were surveyed regarding perceived value of learning community components (peers, faculty advisors, clinical skills course, reflective discussion sessions, social activities, and LC rooms) with learning environment perceptions, quality of life, burnout, and empathy assessed as outcomes.