ERIC Number: EJ613184
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Prevention through Electives.
Eckhert, N. Lynn; Bennett, Nancy M.; Grande, David; Dandoy, Suzanne
Academic Medicine, v75 n7 suppl pS85-89 Jul 2000
Discussion of teaching preventive medicine through electives describes four prototypes of innovative programs: (1) population health, (2) international health, (3) American Medical Student Association opportunities, and (4) public health degree programs. These electives enable students to participate in preventive services through experiential learning in such areas as community health, continuous quality improvement, and interprofessional teamwork. (Author/DB)
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."