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#13 Cooking your way through medical school: a hand-on approach to food as an evidence-based intervention. 

Teaching health professionals to discuss practical aspects of nutrition with patients is important. This paper describes innovative culinary medicine programs, including their benefits, success factors, gaps, and challenges. The related podcast provides a different perspective … or does it?


# 10 Ex machina: The disruption of HPE with AI 

In this episode we examine the feasibility of a hugely popular chatbot to answer a national medical licensing exam and discuss the implications of this disruptive innovation.
Chatbots use natural language processing (NLP) to converse and answer questions posed by a human user. Large language models have accelerated the usability of chatbots.  Original composition, answering complex questions etc. are some of the features. 


#2 Uncertainty – That’s what one fears most

Lara Varpio take the lead of the conversation in this episode on uncertainty. 
What is the role of uncertainty and uncertainty tolerance in both clinical work and in health professions education? To handle uncertaintly is a competence expected of clinicians but how can we teach it? 

The hosts discuss the phenomena of uncertainty as well as ways to study it. The article of the week has is a scoping review as method, and some thoughts and resources around it are shared. 

Lara’s take away: The selection of theory you make for you study, really shapes the knowledge you develop afterwords. 


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