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Educating Medical Students in Receiving Feedback: The Importance of Self-Reflection [Response to Letter]

Authors Matthews A, William JH

Received 24 December 2020

Accepted for publication 24 December 2020

Published 26 January 2021 Volume 2021:12 Pages 105—106


Andrew Matthews, 1 Jeffrey H William 2

1Department of Medicine, Clinical Fellow in Hematology-Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

Correspondence: Jeffrey H William
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

In Response to Oliveira et al:
While we agree that self-reflection is vitally important in applying feedback, our workshop focused on the ability to appropriately receive feedback in the moment (or in “real-time”). The skills taught in the live session were geared toward this clinical environment—when feedback provided may be brief and less formal than standard feedback sessions.
View the original paper by Matthews and colleagues
This is in response to the Letter to the Editor

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