Medical education needs overhaul to train more user-friendly physicians, AFMC says
- New perspectives--approaches to medical education at four new UK medical schools. Howe, Amanda; Campion, Peter; Searle, Judy; Smith, Helen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/7/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7461, p327
Examines four new medical schools in Great Britain and how they are each implementing key reforms in medical education. Comparison of the four programs; Patient contact which is continued throughout the course; Academic training of research methods; How altered selection criteria is leading to a...
- Weiterbildung in der AnÃ¤sthesiologie. Schmidt, G.N.; Fiege, M.; Goetz, A.E. // Anaesthesist;Apr2011, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p366
Due to the lack of physicians and the changing demands of junior staff more attractive curricula are needed in anesthesiology in Germany. In the German Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine as well as the Association of German Anesthesiologists discussions on the optimization of...
- Weiterbildung von angehenden HausÃ¤rzten an stationÃ¤ren Weiterbildungsstellen: Sicht der AssistenzÃ¤rzte. Badertscher, N.; Schöni, M.; Berger, L.; Zoller, M.; Rosemann, T. // Praxis (16618157);3/16/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p349
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- Curricula reform needed to develop more tech-savvy physicians. Webster, Paul Christopher // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE621
The article discusses the importance of educational reforms in medical schools in Canada to prepare future physicians to utilize electronic technologies for health purposes. It states that Canada Health Infoway Inc. and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are selected to...
- Student selected caesareans. Drife, James Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/17/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7432, p175
Looks at the medical education method of teaching called SSCs which stands for Student Selected Components. How it worked for this professor; Climax of the SSC with dramatised presentations; Eagerness of the students; Pleasure over the result.
- Graduate medical education research in the 21st century and JAMA on call. Lim, Joseph K.; Golub, Robert M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/15/2004, Vol. 292 Issue 23, p2913
Presents an editorial on graduate medical education research in the 21st century. Comments on a report in this issue on residency burnout; Belief that the methodological weakness of the evidence leaves as many questions as answers; Increase in studies of graduate medical students over the years...
- New curriculum will graduate collaborative physicians', leaders who will drive change in patient care, healthcare delivery and scientific discovery. // Pulse International;12/15/2016, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p1
The article presents the highlights of a conference titled Training Better Doctors: New Directions in Medical Education held at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, on November 21, 2016. Joseph C. Kolars, professor at the University of Michigan Medical School, discussed the use of...
- UHS to develop new integrated curriculum for medical colleges. // Pulse International;11/30/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p4
The article reports on the development of an integrated curriculum for medical colleges by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to provide students with a patient-centred and disease-focused medical education.
- Challenges to science and authority in contemporary medical education. Braverman, Albert S.; Anziska, Brian // Academic Questions;Summer94, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on affirmative-action policies and increasing influence of educational psychologists and medical students on the medical-school curriculum. Historical background on the American medical education; Proposed changes in the medical curriculum; Reduction of instruction in basic science;...