ERIC Number: EJ573777
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Reflections on Relevance, Resistance, and Reform in Medical Education.
Mennin, Stewart P; Krackov, Sharon K.
Academic Medicine, v73 n9 pS60-S64 suppl Sep 1998
Reflects on the collective experiences of eight medical schools participating in a large-scale medical curriculum development project, highlighting lessons learned over five years and commenting on issues of leadership, governance, communication, faculty development, curriculum integration, instructional methods, student assessment, and program evaluation. Concludes that changes in all these areas are necessary for successful reform of medical education. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Change Strategies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Governance, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership, Medical Education, Medical Schools, Organizational Change, Organizational Communication, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Relevance (Education), Resistance to Change, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue, "Issues and Strategies for Reform in Medical Education: Lessons from Eight Medical Schools."