How to: talk the talk

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

  1. limit the number of key ideas (this suggests one only – a bit of a hard task in medical presentations)
  2. give people a reason to care
  3. build your ideas with familiar concepts
  4. make your idea worth sharing

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