ERIC Number: EJ613173
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Prevention for the 21st Century: Setting the Context through Undergraduate Medical Education.
Pomrehn, Paul R.; Davis, Mary V.; Chen, D. W.; Barker, William
Academic Medicine, v75 n7 suppl pS5-13 Jul 2000
Discusses the importance of teaching preventive medicine and presents a set of core competencies in preventive medicine for undergraduate medical education recommended by a 1997 task force of medical educators. Also reviews the Medical School Objectives Project, which describes in broad terms the knowledge, attitudes and skills students must master, and develops recommendations in specific curricular areas. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Teaching Prevention Throughout the Curriculum: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Enhancing Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Undergraduate Medical Education."