Obstacles to Teaching in the Emergency Department

David K. Duong, Esther K. Choo, Jeffrey A. Tabas

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Teaching in Emergency Medicine, Second Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470671115
StatePublished - Sep 23 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • ED educators, and time lack as obstacles in teaching
  • ED, the greatest educational opportunity in medicine
  • Individual instructors and learners in ED, and limits to face-to-face
  • Instructor-based obstacles, and fatigue in non-ED rotators
  • Learner population makeup, challenges of teaching in the ED
  • Learner-based challenges, and international EM student/trainee
  • Learners' confusion over clinical practice styles/expectations
  • Learning potential of ED, a shift, educational and inspirational
  • Obstacles to teaching in the ED
  • Outside clinical shifts, as acquiring better teaching skills

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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