If you want to know how radiologists will learn their trade in 10-20 years, take a look at how many school children are learning their subjects in the 2022-23 school year.
Driven by technology, altered by the COVID pandemic, and locally refined by changing demographics, children’s education is transforming into a personalized, direct-to-consumer or direct-to-learner industry.
Meanwhile, today’s schoolchildren are tomorrow’s healthcare consumers.
To keep pace, radiology must accept that instructing trainees at workstations “may never again be a standard way for radiology assistants to teach.”
Along the way, the authors make compelling predictions about the shape education will soon take. Tying together their predictions is a cord of three strands: AI, digital connectivity and, yes, entertainment.
Here are some examples.