Presenting in front of our peer group is usually about as fun as pulling teeth, but it is a valuable experience – both for the speaker – in the act and practice of information transfer, and for the audience – a chance to receive new information and new ways of thinking about existing problems.
Dr Hans Hollerer provided his take on how to deliver impactful presentations. Review his talk:
There are plentiful guides to public speaking online.
Key points from the following TED video – skip to around 5min
- limit the number of key ideas (this suggests one only – a bit of a hard task in medical presentations)
- give people a reason to care
- build your ideas with familiar concepts
- make your idea worth sharing