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Becoming an effective learner
  1. Sally D Parry1,
  2. Roger Barton2
  1. 1Department of Gastroenterology, Poole Hospital Foundation Trust, Poole, UK
  2. 2Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle, UK
  1. Correspondence to Sally D Parry, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2JB, UK; sally.parry{at}


The teaching of medicine and the expectations of trainees has changed enormously over the past two decades in parallel to changes in medical technology, advances in information technology and the provision of healthcare. With a shortened time in medical training efficient learning is ever more crucial and the skills with which to optimise and enhance our learning opportunities are discussed.

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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