ERIC Number: EJ741912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Reference Count: 43
How Is Gender Integrated in the Curricula of Dutch Medical Schools? A Quick-Scan on Gender Issues as an Instrument for Change
Verdonk, Petra; Mans, Linda J. L.; Lagro-Janssen, Toine L. M.
Gender and Education, v18 n4 p399-412 Jul 2006
Medical education has not taken on board the growing awareness of sex and gender differences. A nation-wide project to incorporate sex and gender in medical education aims to establish longitudinal gender and sex specific curricula in all Dutch medical schools that move beyond sex and gender differences in reproduction. A baseline assessment was necessary to gain an overview on the state of the art of sex and gender in Dutch medical curricula and on the courses that were suitable to integrate sex and gender differences. A quick-scan demonstrates that sex and gender differences beyond reproduction are mostly ignored. Results have been used to create the necessary commitment of policy-makers in all Dutch faculties to take further steps towards establishing longitudinal gender-specific medical curricula. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Gender Issues, Medical Education, Sex, Gender Differences, Curriculum Development, College Curriculum
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands