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Felipe Piza

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Felipe Piza, MD, PhD, MBA (Educators ’17, HCE2.0 ‘18) is a Medical Educator and Infectious Disease and Critical Care specialist. Felipe currently holds a position as Critical Care Staff at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, and Medical Education consultant at Joslin Diabetes Center. Felipe’s areas of professional interest include faculty development, education technology, and leadership. Felipe can be followed on Twitter @felipe_piza1 or LinkedIin or contacted via email felipe_piza@hms.harvard.edu.



The Role of Formal Training in Medical Education: New Pathways to Medical Education

Since my early years in medical school I have understood that teaching was one of the skills a physician should have. Teaching patients, families, and multi-disciplinary teams is a daily and complex activity. What shall we say then about teaching prospective doctors? Is it a higher calling, an inherent talent impossible to be taught and learned? Or is it a teachable skill itself?

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