Journal club is a time club is a time-honored tradition in medicine, and participation can increase knowledge and critical appraisal skills in trainees. Given the rapid pace at which medical knowledge changes, journal club can also help physicians keep abreast of current innovations. Best practices have been proposed for journal club, although UNM medical educators report variable attendance and engagement at journal club, and UNM trainees report varying relevance of journal club. Additionally, semi-structured peer interactions can decrease professional isolation and burnout.
Goot, Taylor; Charles Pizanis; and Eileen Barrett. "Facilitating a Resident-Run Journal Club: Fostering Autonomy within a Time-Honored Tradition." (2018). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/hsc_ed_day/28