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Published Sept. 16, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Competency-based is transforming how students learn to take a patient history, conduct a physical, and document findings, with the goal of improving their preparation for residency.
Published Sept. 1, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Physicians make decisions every day that have an ethical or moral component. How can we effectively train students and residents to do the right things?
Published Oct. 31, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Incomplete understanding about the causes and treatments of obesity is a challenge as physicians, educators, and researchers team up to address rising obesity rates in America.
Published Nov. 7, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
There is no substitute for the opportunity to dissect a human cadaver when learning anatomy. Many medical schools hold memorial events to honor the donors and thank families.
Published Aug. 31, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals must come together to inspire cultural change and make stress management and mental wellness a priority in academic medicine.
Published Sept. 8, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Several medical schools are dedicating instruction time to helping students understand the health disparities the LGBT community faces.
Published Jan. 30, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
The best-trained physicians will be able to apply their knowledge of behavioral and social sciences to patient care.
Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Health humanities programs for undergraduates have quadrupled since 2000. For pre-med students, they can offer insight about the social and cultural contexts of health care.
Published March 27, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Patient experiences go beyond the symptoms they bring to a doctor’s office. Drawing out these narratives can provide a helpful context for physicians treating them.
Published March 27, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Medical schools are introducing the importance of genetics by having students analyze the medical significance of their own genomes.
Published Feb. 21, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Some medical schools are introducing early clinical experiences with programs that train students as emergency health technicians, health system navigators, and community health workers.
Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Integrating lessons about high-value care early in medical training will help tomorrow’s physicians balance the complexities of delivering high-quality, lower-cost care.
Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
Innovative programs in interprofessional collaboration are popping up at medical and health professions schools nationwide, preparing students for team-based practice.
Published Jan. 24, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Advances in precision medicine could transform patient care. How are tomorrow’s doctors being trained to apply genomic data to clinical practice?
Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Learn how to recognize and treat sepsis by playing a video game? Researchers are finding that games can be highly effective learning tools in medical school.
Published April 17, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
With its focus on high-quality, peer-reviewed curricula, MedEdPORTAL® can support educators training the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.
Published May 8, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Lectures are no longer a staple of medical education. Several institutions are “flipping” the classroom and introducing a more active learning model.
Published May 16, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
David A. Acosta, MD, new chief diversity and inclusion officer at the AAMC, hopes to advance programs addressing issues such as unconscious bias and bring evidence-based research to diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Published Sept. 18, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
More than 2 million people abuse opioids, yet only 5,500 physicians are trained in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine.
Published Oct. 3, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the island's found medical school will need support from the academic medicine community.