Starting Fights: The Debate as Teaching Tool
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During a one-year experiment in postgraduate psychiatric education, residents participated in live debates instead of attending traditional lectures and seminars. A variety of controversial topics in psychiatry were covered. Both residents and faculty rated the debate as a thought-provoking and highly effective teaching tool, and a fun one, to boot.
KeywordsLive Debate Junior Faculty Member Outpatient Commitment Debate Series Effective Teaching Tool
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