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Simulation-based medical education to improve intrinsic motivation in medical students

Authors Younan H

Received 17 November 2016

Accepted for publication 21 November 2016

Published 28 December 2016 Volume 2017:8 Pages 31—32

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S127999

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Helen-Cara Younan

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
 
I read with great interest the results of the study by Deane and Murphy1 regarding learning strategies of medical students in a clinical rotation of obstetrics and gynecology.
Of particular interest was the finding that “obtaining a good examination result was the most significant reason why the attachment was important to students.”1 The authors concluded that medical educators should consider strategies that foster more intrinsic drivers of student learning and more student-oriented learning resources and activities. 
 
View the original paper by Deane and Murphy. 
 

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