What are the fundamentals for a Medical School Curriculum in the 21st Century?

  • Sarita Verma University of Toronto
Palavras-chave: Curriculum, Medical School, Education, Graduation.

Resumo

As the twenty-first century hits its stride, health professions training and education programs are re-examining their validity and relevance in the context of their social accountability. The 2010 Lancet Commission Report, “Health Professionals for a New Century: Transforming Education to Strengthen Health Systems in an Interdependent World”1, called for change with both the need to transform education, to strengthen widespread health systems internationally and to train health professionals to meet the needs of society. One of the most translated and internationally disseminated Reports in The Lancet’s history; it highlighted a call from 20 professional and academic leaders for major reform in the training of doctors and other healthcare professionals for the next century. Fragmented, outdated, and static education models widely adopted, now produce graduates who fail to meet the needs of society.[...]

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Biografia do Autor

Sarita Verma, University of Toronto
LLB, MD, CCFP. Professor, Family MWhat are the fundamentals for a Medical School Curriculum in the 21st Century?edicine.
Publicado
2016-08-29
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Verma, S. (2016). What are the fundamentals for a Medical School Curriculum in the 21st Century?. Revista De Medicina, 95(spe3), 15-18. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1679-9836.v95ispe3p15-18