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ERIC Number: EJ1101851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1939-4225
Systems That Teach: Medical Education and the Future Healthcare Workforce
Bennett, Elisabeth E.; Higgens, Thomas L.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v28 n2 p40-49 Spr 2016
Physician education has followed relatively rigid guidelines since the Flexner report of 1910. Medical education has been largely didactic with time-based progression and certifying exams, and with variable degrees of autonomy and supervision in graduate (post MD/DO degree) medical education programs. Innovative educational approaches now incorporate adult learning theories, encompass broader skill-sets, and utilize competency-based milestones rather than temporal based objectives to gauge progress. Human resource development (HRD) is more synergistic with evolving innovative medical education approaches than traditional approaches, and it can foster a healthy teaching system. In this article, we explore HRD strategies for medical education, including clinical simulation, workflow and educational redesign, and ongoing competency evaluation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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