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how can experts and novices learn together?

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 14 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:902
  1. Ed Peile (, professor of medical education1
  1. 1 Division of Medical Education, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

    Rapid responses to this case have been less numerous but perhaps more erudite and thought provoking than we have come to expect from previous interactive case reports.1 Could it be that the rapidest responders' expertise in evidence based medicine, diabetes, and reproductive medicine deterred others from contributing? We know that experts and novices learn in different ways and that experts are not always the best teachers for novices,2 but …

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