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The hypothesis is that residents, fellows, and staff physicians practicing pediatrics can broaden and deepen their pediatric knowledge through the use of a continuing pediatric education program delivered daily in small granules and integrated into their workflow in the form of pediatric cases. Over time, these cases will aggregate into an unstructured curriculum of pediatric topics that will closely parallel the structured curriculum of a pediatric residency, fellowship, and continuing medical education program. Engaging in discussions related to these cases will also result in the development of educational collaborative relationships. To place the learning in a clinical context, each case begins with a question, and the case is then used to illustrate and discuss the question, thus creating a form of situated learning that is focused on the discussion that occurs at a higher level after the diagnosis is made. A new pediatrics case is being added weekly and in the first 18 months there were 75 cases are available covering all age ranges (including fetal medicine and young adults) and all specialties (e.g., allergy, genetics, travel medicine, dentistry, ethics). The symptoms...


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