Critical Care Year in Review: AAEM17

Need the handout from the “What’s New in Critical Care talk at AAEM17? Here it is: AAEM17 Whats new in Critical Care Handout

Thank you and a big Keynotable announcement

I want to thank all of you for following the blog and for all the kind tweets and emails! I am so happy to hear that you are benefiting from Keynotable’s presentation tips and tricks. I also want to extend…

Was my talk any good? by Anand Swaminathan

One of the most important questions to ask after giving a talk is “was it any good?” I struggled for years trying to figure out the answer to this question. Without feedback and self-evaluation, how can we know if what…

Why Educators Hate Powerpoint Karaoke by Anand Swaminathan

If we’re going to talk about why we hate something, we should probably explain what it is first. The term powerpoint karaoke may be a new one to your vocabulary but you’ve all seen it before: it’s when the presentation…

After the workshop ends...

I remember the first ultrasound worksop that I ever attended. I was so excited because no one at my institution routinely used ultrasound in the ICU and I would be the first person to learn how to use it. When…

The Psychology of Color

When designing a presentation you have seven basic colors to choose from, but that doesn’t mean that your color selection should be completely random. Colors are tightly linked to emotions and the colors you select for your presentation will set…

Keeping Your Audience Focused: The 10-minute rule

Think back to the last medical lecture you attended; how much information did you retain after that talk? I’m willing to bet that you probably remembered who the speaker was, maybe you remembered the title of the talk, and perhaps…