The evidence for practice in medical education. A review of modern learning approaches


Kaissar Yammine

Many teaching and learning methods related to medical education practice have been described and promoted as modern ways to teach medical and health allied learners that could fit to the current concepts of education. However, evidence is still lacking on whether such modern methods are truly better than the traditional ones. More, many researchers pointed out contradictory and sometimes poor results when exploring the “hard” outcomes of such interventions. Recently, many medical educational scholars adopted the principles of evidence-based medicine on medical education research in an attempt to close the gap between current theories and medical practice. This review has the aim to describe the most common modern approaches and to compare them with conventional methods based on published evidence in relation to their efficacy, mainly to generate better future professionals.