ERIC Number: ED252102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Physicians for the Twenty-First Century. The GPEP Report: Report of the Panel on the General Professional Education of the Physician and College Preparation for Medicine.
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC.
The conclusions and recommendations of the Panel on the General Professional Education of the Physician (GPEP) and College Preparation for Medicine are presented. The recommendations cover the following issues: developing student skills, values, and attitudes; describing preparation for residency; adapting to changes in health and health care; emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention; broadening baccalaureate preparation; modifying medical school admission requirements; requiring scholarly endeavor; improving communication; reducing scheduled time and lecture hours; promoting independent learning and problem solving; using appropriate evaluation methods; incorporating information sciences; defining purposes of clinical education; supervising and evaluating clinical clerks; planning elective programs; integrating educational programs; designating educational responsibility; providing budget and resources; establishing a mentor relationship; expanding teaching capabilities; and counseling students. Additional concerns are discussed, including access to a medical career, resources needed for general professional education, medical school accreditation, physician licensure, and graduate medical education. The project working groups and participants are identified. (SW)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Clinical Experience, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students, Position Papers, Premedical Students, Professional Education, Skill Development, Student Development, Teacher Student Relationship
Association of American Medical Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC.