A Review of Innovative Teaching Methods

Rebecca T. Sivarajah, Nicole E. Curci, Elizabeth M. Johnson, Diana L. Lam, James T. Lee, Michael L. Richardson

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Teaching is one of the important roles of an academic radiologist. Therefore, it is important that radiologists are taught how to effectively educate and, in turn, to act as role models of these skills to trainees. This is reinforced by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education which has the requirement that all residents who interact with and teach medical students must undergo training in effective methods of teaching. Radiologists are likely familiar with the traditional didactic lecture-type teaching format. However, there are many newer innovative teaching methods that could be added to the radiologist's teaching repertoire, which could be used to enhance the traditional lecture format. The Association of University Radiologists Radiology Research Alliance Task Force on Noninterpretive Skills therefore presents a review of several innovative teaching methods, which include the use of audience response technology, long-distance teaching, the flipped classroom, and active learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-113
Number of pages13
JournalAcademic Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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