ERIC Number: ED082631
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Colleges and Universities in Continuing Education of Practicing Physicians in Communities Geographically Isolated from a Medical Teaching Center.
Gannon Coll., Erie, PA.
This document contains a pilot planning program in continuing physician education conducted in the Erie, Pennsylvania metropolitan area through the cooperative activities of the Erie community of physicians and Gannon College. The research and analysis conducted in the planning program included the following components: (1) Analysis of all the available resources that a liberal arts college can contribute to an effective continuing education program for practicing physicians in a community geographically isolated from a medical teaching center. (2) Identification of other such areas where the conditions in the preceding component exist as potential recipients of the information developed in this contract. (3) Development of a demonstration program for isolated communities. (4) Development and evaluation of a short course in educational psychology and methods and techniques for hospital directors. (5) Planning an effective continuing education program. (6) Preparing a detailed estimated budget for implementation of the above programs. Following the introduction concerning the crisis in continuing physician education, the contents contain the objectives and methodologies of the program, the by-laws of the Erie Postgraduate Medical Institute, identification of cooperative relationships with professional societies and a description of course in educational planning and administration for directors of medical education. (Author/PG)
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Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Div. of Physician Manpower.
Authoring Institution: Gannon Coll., Erie, PA.