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July 7, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Medical Escape Rooms: How to Measure Success?
Medical escape rooms can be fun but are they effective? How do we evaluate them?
Presented by APA’s Medical Education Journal Club
Thursday July 7th at 12:30 pm ET


Trainee well-being is a growing focus in graduate medical education, and medical escape rooms have emerged as a fun, engaging way to teach and build camaraderie. We will discuss an article that evaluates a medical escape room activity through the lens of building workplace social capital. Are there other ways to evaluate medical escape rooms? Are they a more effective way of teaching or just another trend?

Michelle D. Lundholm, Kevin P. Simpson & Laura Ozark (2022) A medical escape room to build intern workplace social capital in an internal medicine residency program, Medical Teacher, 44:5, 546-550.


  • Adin Nelson, MD, MHPE, FAAP; Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics; Associate Pediatrics Clerkship Director; Weill Cornell Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, New York, NY
  • Maheen Quadri, MD, MS; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Continuity Clinic Director; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL