SMILE2 is a collection of pages featuring overviews of important and interesting topics relevant to clinical education, improving the performance of healthcare individuals and organisations, and improving the outcomes of patient care.
- S – science & safety
- M – mind & mastery
- I – innovation & improvement
- L – learning & leadership
- E – education & ergonomics
The scope of topics is varied and includes psychology (especially cognitive, educational and organisational psychology), human factors, patient safety and quality improvement, innovation, leadership and management, and all the myriad aspects of health professional education.
- Change leadership
- Cognitive Load Theory
- Cognitive rigidity
- Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning
- Collective competence
- Communication in a Crisis
- Crisis Resource Management
- Critical Thinking
- Deliberate Practice
- Elaboration and Elaborative Interrogation
- Evidence based medicine
- Fundamental attribution error
- Gizmo idolatry
- In situ Simulation
- Learning from failure
- Learning by spaced repetition
- Reading to learn
- Speaking Up
- Trainees with Difficulties
- WRAP decision making approach
- Medical Error (Industry perspective) Tane Eunson
- Bully For You
- Better people make better doctors – Tane Eunson
- How to ace a consultant interview – Clare Skinner
- Managing the Busy ED – Part I and Part II
- Five Lessons Learned
- Working with the ED Admitting Officer
Andrew Tabner thoughts
The trouble with…George Douros
Wellness, Well-being and Resillience
- Those we carry (@BrowOfJustice)
- Laws for the Navigation of Life – Peter Safar
- A Letter to a Young Emergency Doctor – Dr Mike Cameron
- Night shift and paying it forward; and Follow up
- Let There be Light
- Making a bad thing good
- Nightland – A Tribute
- On becoming a doctor – Akmez Latona
- Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and creativity – Elizabeth Winson
- The Brightest Flame – Deb Chalmers
Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health, a Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University, and the Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Education Committee. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme. He is on the Board of Directors for the Intensive Care Foundation and is a First Part Examiner for the College of Intensive Care Medicine. He is an internationally recognised Clinician Educator with a passion for helping clinicians learn and for improving the clinical performance of individuals and collectives.
After finishing his medical degree at the University of Auckland, he continued post-graduate training in New Zealand as well as Australia’s Northern Territory, Perth and Melbourne. He has completed fellowship training in both intensive care medicine and emergency medicine, as well as post-graduate training in biochemistry, clinical toxicology, clinical epidemiology, and health professional education.
He is actively involved in in using translational simulation to improve patient care and the design of processes and systems at Alfred Health. He coordinates the Alfred ICU’s education and simulation programmes and runs the unit’s education website, INTENSIVE. He created the ‘Critically Ill Airway’ course and teaches on numerous courses around the world. He is one of the founders of the FOAM movement (Free Open-Access Medical education) and is co-creator of LITFL.com, the RAGE podcast, the Resuscitology course, and the SMACC conference.
His one great achievement is being the father of two amazing children.
On Twitter, he is @precordialthump.