Acad Med 2013 Oct;88(10):1407-10
Dr. Prober is senior associate dean for medical education and professor of pediatrics, microbiology, and immunology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California. Mr. Khan is founder and executive director, Khan Academy, Mountain View, California.
The authors propose a new model for medical education based on the "flipped classroom" design. In this model, students would access brief (~10 minute) online videos to learn new concepts on their own time. The content could be viewed by the students as many times as necessary to master the knowledge in preparation for classroom time facilitated by expert faculty leading dynamic, interactive sessions where students can apply their newly mastered knowledge. Read More