The importance of design thinking in medical education

Basil Badwin, Roshit Bothara, Mieke Latijnhouwers, Alisdair Smithies, John Sandars

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    Design thinking provides a creative and innovate approach to solve a complex problem. The discover, define, develop and delivery phases of design thinking lead to the most effective solution and this approach can be widely applied in medical education, from technology intervention projects to curriculum development. Participants in design thinking acquire essential transferable life-long learning skills in dealing with uncertainty and collaborative team working.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalMedical Teacher
    Early online date10 Nov 2017
    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 10 Nov 2017


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