Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Mini Review Volume 6 Issue 9

A Giant and a Seminal Thinker in Medical Education - Dr. Hilliard Jason

Iqbal Ratnani1*, Anam Mithwani2, Justyn Mahanger3 and Salim Surani4

1Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
2University of Toronto, Canada
3York University, Toronto, Canada
4Texas A&M University, Texas, USA

*Corresponding Author: Iqbal Ratnani, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.

Received: July 23, 2022; Published: August 18, 2022


This paper examines Dr. Hilliard Jason’s approach to developing the teaching of doctor-patient communication skills. Dr. Jason’s philosophy paved the way for alternate methods of effective learning within medicine. To communicate through different modes, is essential as it provides the learner with various methods to learn, further expand their knowledge, and broaden the field of medical education.

Keywords: Medical Education; Seminal Thinker; Teaching Methodologies; Faculty Development; Clinical Skills


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Citation: Iqbal Ratnani., et al. “A Giant and a Seminal Thinker in Medical Education - Dr. Hilliard Jason”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.9 (2022): 68-69.


Copyright: © 2022 Iqbal Ratnani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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