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Jerome Rotgans

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Assistant Professor 
Jerome Rotgans
Assistant Professor of Medical Education Research
Lead for Course Evaluation and Study Skills Counsellor (Lead)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Erasmus University Medical Centre, IMERR
Editor, Health Professions Education
Research Interest: Diagnostic reasoning and active learning
Research Programme: Medical Education Research​

Assistant Professor Jerome Rotgans is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education Research at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine). He is also the Lead for Course Evaluation and the Lead for Learning Strategies (Study Skills Counsellor) at LKCMedicine. He holds a position as adjunct Associate Professor at the Institute for Medical Education Research Rotterdam of Erasmus University Medical Centre, the Netherlands. He obtained his PhD in Educational Psychology from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Asst Prof Rotgans is active in two research areas. The first is diagnostic reasoning in medicine. He and his colleagues have studied the effects of time pressure and interruptions on the diagnostic accuracy of physicians. Moreover, they have recently embarked on a neuroscience research programme to examine the neuroscientific correlates of clinical reasoning. The second research area revolves around active learning, such as team- and problem-based learning, and how these instructional approaches influence student motivation and knowledge acquisition.
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